The purpose of this course is to provide radiologists and technologists with all the information and training needed to comprehend the use and implementation of breast tomosynthesis and screening breast ultrasound.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the role of tomosynthesis as part of the breast imaging paradigm
- Interpret tomosynthesis through hands on reading sessions with follow-up truth review
- Explain the rationale, use and implementation of screening ultrasound in high risk patients
- Interpret screening ultrasound through hands on reading sessions with follow-up truth review
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 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Within the 11.5 hours there are 8.0 hours of Breast Tomosynthesis, 3. hours of Ultrasound, and .5 hour MRI.
Release Date: May 25, 2012
Expiration Date: May 25, 2015
Method of Physician Participation
To earn CME credit, you must watch all the lectures for this course (DVDs), and read the course materials and complete a post assessment CME quiz. Estimated time to complete course – 11.5 hours.
Each CME activity includes a post assessment CME Quiz and course evaluation to determine that the learning objectives have been met and that the activity was of educational value to the target audience and was unbiased. The evaluation also assesses whether or not the CME activity resulted in a change in physician practice behavior and offers participants a method of feedback.