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The Breast Imaging and Intervention: A Comprehensive Review

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The Breast Imaging and Intervention: A Comprehensive Review activity is an audio program with accompanying images on Video DVD and MP4 Digital Files that you can refer to as you listen to the program in the comfort of your home or office. It features key presentations on the most recent, clinically relevant findings, best practices and procedures and advances in breast imaging that are happening today. These developments include all the new techniques and protocols for producing the interpreting mammography examinations. The self-instructional format allows you to earn credits as your time permits.


 
CREDITS Earn up to 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE August 1, 2013
CE EXPIRE August 1, 2016
ONLINE PRICE $299.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Program Information


The Breast Imaging and Intervention: A Comprehensive Review activity is an audio program with accompanying images on Video DVD and MP4 Digital Files that you can refer to as you listen to the program in the comfort of your home or office. It features key presentations on the most recent, clinically relevant findings, best practices and procedures and advances in breast imaging that are happening today. These developments include all the new techniques and protocols for producing the interpreting mammography examinations. The self-instructional format allows you to earn credits as your time permits.

This program is presented in four modules and contains:

  • Audio content with charts, graphics, and radiologic images on Video DVD and MP4 Digital Files for quick and easy reference
  • Information that can help you to fulfill your MQSA CME requirement while also giving you the ability to earn a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • A greater focus on areas that are left unaddressed by other courses with tighter time constraints
  • Online quizzes
  • And more!

Module 1: Fundamentals in Breast Imaging

  1. Evaluation of one and two view asymmetries seen on screening mammography special views and deliberate approaches
  2. Evaluation of breast masses
  3. Evaluation of breast calcifications
  4. Breast density: reporting, risk analysis, and supplementary screening approaches due to masking
  5. Imaging Surveillance: mammography, ultrasound, MRI: feasibility and limitations
  6. Evaluation of sentinel node

Module 2: Interventional and Advanced Breast Imaging

  1. Image-guided biopsy (Fine needle aspiration and core biopsy): techniques, rationale, issues and pitfalls, stereotactic, ultrasound, MRI, ductography, needle localization
  2. Controversies in management of high risk breast lesions
  3. Breast MRI: silicone and tumor evaluation, part 1
  4. Breast MRI: tumor evaluation, part 2
  5. Nuclear medicine and physiologic approaches to breast imaging

Module 3: Advanced Full Field Digital Mammography Imaging Platforms and Alternative Imaging Approaches

  1. Overview of FFDM and CAD
  2. Tomosynthesis, theory, practice, outcomes
  3. Contrast Enhanced mammograph  
  4. Medical legal aspects of FFDM and CAD

Module 4: Medical Legal and Risk Management Implications in Breast Imaging

  1. Medical legal aspects of clinical breast imaging and reporting: part 1
  2. Medical legal aspects of clinical breast imaging and reporting: part 2
  3. Preventable causes of false negative breast imaging studies
  4. Risk management for radiologists, facilities, administrators

 
 

Faculty


Course Director:
R. James Brenner, MD, JD, FACR, FCLM
Director of Breast Imaging, Bay Imaging Consultants
Professor of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco
Speakers:
D. David Dershaw MD FACR
Attending Radiologist
Emeritus Director, Breast Imaging
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Sarah M. Friedewald, MD
Co-Medical Director, Caldwell Breast Center
Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Chairman, Mammography Directors, Advocate Health Care
Park Ridge, Illinois

 
 

Accreditation


Accreditation:  Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation:  Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The 25 Breast Imaging credits are inclusive of:
Mammography 10 credits; MRI 3.75 credits; Nuclear Medicine 1 credit; Digital Mammography 6 credits; Risk Management 5.5 credits.

Intended Audience: This course is intended 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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the mammographic and sonographic features of breast masses that distinguish between a likely benign or malignant origin.
  • Discuss the relative strengths and limitations of different types of imaging including mammography, ultrasound, and MRI for probably benign breast lesions.
  • Recognize the various methods and instruments available for percutaneous biopsy under stereotactic, ultrasound, and MR guidance.
  • Explain the potential and limitations of alternative breast imaging techniques such as nuclear imaging techniques and physiologic rationales to imaging.
  • Recognize and understand the different approaches toward image guided biopsy including limitations and potentials.
  • Recognize the nature of different MRI techniques and the consequences of such modifications.
  • Recognize the potentials and limitations of imaging surveillance as opposed to the need for biopsy.

Date of Original Release: August 2013
Date of Credit Termination: August 2016

Method of Participation: Review audio/video program, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation and score 70% or greater on the required posttest to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

  • Locate your packing ticket included in this package and find your user ID and password printed in the lower left corner of the page
  • Go to www.myoakstone.com and log in using your user ID and password
  • Click on your program to take your exam