Breast Imaging - State of the Art

Breast Imaging: State of the Art CME / CPD 

Full Course:  15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 6/4/2021)

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Radiologists in academics or private practice, Radiologists involved in breast imaging and interventional procedures, Radiology technologists and nurses involved in breast imaging and intervention, Any physician (e.g. surgeons) working in the field of evaluation and treatment of breast disease who desires a more comprehensive understanding of the imaging aspects of evaluation.

Series 1 (BISA1) Topics Include:  BI-RADs 5th Edition, Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Biopsies, Management of High Risk Lesions, Breast Imaging in Males, and more.

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Full Course:
BISA1
Full Course Price:
$855
Format:
Available in DVD-ROM format.
Only Available Option: Full

Topics

Basics and Beyond

Highlights of New BI-RADS 5th Edition for Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI; Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: What Does the Data Show?; Breast Ultrasound: Screening, Newer Techniques, and Applications; Case Based Implementation of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis; and Breast Ultrasound: Evaluating Palpable and Non-Palpable Lesions

Biopsies

Breast MR Interpretation; Breast Biopsies: Basics and Lessons Learned; High Risk Lesions; and Panel Discussion

Problem Solving Imaging I

Breast Density and Beyond: Risk Assessment in Breast Imaging; Imaging and Biology of DCIS; Basics of Breast Cancer Biology; and Imaging of the Post-Op Breast?

Problem Solving Imaging II

Lymph Nodes: What to Do When?; Management of Clinical Breast Problems; and Panel Discussion: Problem Solving Breast Imaging

Quality Improvement and What's Next

Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography; Review of BIRADs 3 Lesions - Why and Why Not?; Abbreviated Breast MR; Breast Imaging of Males and Transgender Individuals - Why, Who, When, Why?; False Negatives: Where Did We Go Wrong?; and Challenging Clinical Cases

Course Objective

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
 
1. Explain the roles and potential benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis and synthetic 2D imaging in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and benign breast diseases
 
2. Discuss the data on the use of breast MRI and ultrasound in the supplemental screening of high and intermediate risk women as well as women with dense breasts
 
3. Discuss the emerging technologies of contrast enhanced digital mammography and abbreviated breast MRI
 
4. Describe new breast ultrasound techniques and applications
 
5. Explain the changes in the new BI-RADS 5th edition for breast imaging

Accreditation

Release Date: 6/5/18
CME Expiration: 6/4/21

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Education Group and Meetings By Mail. Global Education Group is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

11.75 hours Breast MRI, 11.25 hours Breast Ultrasound, 10.5 hours Digital Mammography and 4.75 hours Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.  Several presentations concern multiple modalities.   All credits for this enduring material are applicable toward Self Assessment CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).