This enduring material blends the newest innovations in breast imaging with time-honored traditional breast imaging modalities and procedures. Special attention will be given to Tomosynthesis and Breast MR, as well as Whole Breast Ultrasound. The contentious issues of Breast Density Legislation and Screening Guidelines will also be addressed.
Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:
- Review the basic principles of screening and diagnostic mammography
- Address the multi-modality approach to the evaluation of breast lesions
- Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings
- Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques and current indications
- Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer
- Delineate current and future applications of breast Tomosynthesis
- Evaluate the role of risk assessment in the choice of imaging modalities for breast cancer screening
This course is intended for all radiologists with a special interest in breast imaging. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized expert teachers of breast imaging with a broad breadth of experience and knowledge in this field.
It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosures will be made at the beginning of each lecture.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.