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Bradley D. Allen, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Cardiothoracic Imaging

Department of Radiology
Northwestern University

Chicago, Illinois


MRI in the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease:
The Role of Stress Perfusion and Late Gadolinium Enhancement

Join Dr Bradley Allen for an overview of CMR stress perfusion approach, interpretation, and performance and review of illustrative cases.

A 30-minute lecture intended for radiologists, cardiologists, and radiologic technologists.

Release Date: 7/15/2020
Expiration Date: 8/1/2021

Format: Online Course
Credit: 0.50 ARRT Category  For RT credit, click ENROLL NOW on this page
Credit: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1  Physician credit available at Medscape Education
Tuition: Free Special

The goal of this activity is to increase clinicians' knowledge and competence to perform and interpret stress perfusion imaging to assess coronary artery disease.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

Have increased knowledge regarding the:

  • Value of MRI for assessment of functionally significant coronary artery disease
  • Acquisition techniques necessary to perform cardiac MRI (CMR) stress perfusion

Have greater competence related to:

  • Interpreting CMR stress perfusion imaging to assess coronary artery disease

This activity has been aproved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 0.50 hours of ARRT Category A continuing education credit.

Important note: For Physician credit you must enroll and participate on the Medscape Education website.

  1. Log-in to your account at
  2. Enroll in and view the entire educational activity.
  3. From the COURSE HOME page, click the button for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION by clicking on the appropriate icons located on the left sidebar.
  4. A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit. You may take the test up to three times.
  5. Upon receipt of a passing grade, you will be able to print a certificate of credit from your account at
  6. A summary of credits earned is available by clicking on the TRANSCRIPT REPORT tab located in your account.