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  • Mammography in Santa Fe: Learning from the Legends – Tabar, Stavros and More!

    32 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Educational Description

    This enduring material is designed for radiologists who find themselves challenged by the new practical issues of performing successful high-quality breast imaging in a changing medical environment.

     

    Educational Objectives

    At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

    • Apply new and improved skills in perception to the interpretation of screening mammograms.
    • Develop strategies to reduce the possibility of a missed lesion at screening.
    • Appraise the current status of interventional breast procedures, especially core biopsy.
    • Appreciate the role of Whole Breast Ultrasound in breast cancer screening.

    Target Audience

    This enduring material 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.

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

    Designation Statement

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Breast Imaging in the 21st Century: Digital Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Breast MRI

    32 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed to cover clinical aspects of breast imaging including digital mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and interventional procedures, as well as medicolegal issues. The faculty consists of twelve nationally and internationally recognized experts. The program of lectures and panel discussions will be filled with “take home” information that should benefit every breast imaging practice.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:

    • Discuss the new ACR BI-RADS 5th Edition terminology for breast abnormalities findings on mammography, ultrasound and MRI.
    • Develop a multimodality approach to screening, staging and clinical problem solving. •Develop a systematic approach to the assessment of findings on mammography, ultrasound, and MRI.
    • Appreciate the latest technologic developments in digital Tomosynthesis, automated breast ultrasound and breast MRI.
    • Understand the techniques and skills for performance of stereotactic, ultrasound- guided, and MRI-guided breast biopsy.
    • Discuss recent screening mammography controversies.
•Reduce their risk of false negative interpretation and malpractice litigation.

    Target Audience

    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.

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

    Designation

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Live From New York: The Best in Breast Imaging

    25 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material provides a balanced overview of more traditional breast imaging, blended with the newest state- of-the-art breast imaging techniques and modalities. Special attention will be given to Breast MRI, Digital Mammography, and Breast Ultrasound, as well as the newly evolving technologies of Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound. Patient communication and medicolegal issues will also be addressed.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Review the basic principles of screening mammography for detecting early breast cancer.
    • Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings 
for earlier detection and accurate diagnosis of breast cancer.
    • Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques, image interpretation, biopsy 
techniques, and current indications, as an evolving new weapon in the war on breast cancer.
    • Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer, in an effort to improve early detection of breast cancer.
    • Delineate current and future applications of Digital Mammography and PACS in streamlining breast imaging practice.
    • Appreciate the role of Molecular Breast Imaging, Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, and Whole Breast Ultrasound in improving early detection of breast cancer in the future.

    Target Audience

    This enduring material 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.

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

    Designation

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • New Innovations in Breast Imaging: Tomosynthesis, Breast MR, Whole Breast Ultrasound

    21 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    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.

    Educational Objectives

    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

    Target Audience

    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.

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

    Designation

    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.

     

  • New Strategies in Breast Cancer Imaging and Detection

    28 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed for radiologists who find themselves challenged by the new practical issues of performing successful high-quality breast imaging in a changing medical environment.

    Educational Objectives

    By the end of this course, registrants will be able to:

    • Apply new and improved skills in perception to the interpretation of screening mammograms.
    • Develop strategies to reduce the possibility of a missed lesion at screening.
    • Perform a more comprehensive evaluation of screening-detected abnormalities, including appropriate use of special mammographic views, ultrasound, MR, and other modalities.
    • Appraise the current status of interventional breast procedures, especially core biopsy.
    • Perform the techniques of stereotactic, ultrasound, and MR-guided core needle biopsy of the breast.
    • Delineate the expanding role of the Breast MR in the everyday practice of breast imaging, including its role in screening high-risk patients.
    • Perform interpretation of up to 240 digital mammograms at the workstation, documented toward accreditation or re-accreditation in mammography under MQSA.
    • Perform interpretation of up to 100 Breast MR examinations, documented toward ACR Breast MR accreditation.
    • Acquire up to 8 hours of Tomosynthesis interactive instruction, documented toward fulfilling the 8 hours required by FDA for one to perform Tomosynthesis.
    • Appreciate the role of Whole Breast Ultrasound in breast cancer screening.
    • Acquire the 8 hours of training required by the FDA for one to perform and interpret Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound studies.

    Target Audience

    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.

     

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

     

    Designation Statement

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Breast Imaging: Updates in MR, Tomosynthesis and Ultrasound

    21 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    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.

    Educational Objectives

    After viewing this enduring material, you should be able to:
    • Review the basic principles of screening and diagnostic mammography
    • 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
    • Appreciate the importance of operational issues in the success of a breast imaging practice, especially regarding billing and coding, and risk management.

    Target Audience

    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.

    Disclosure Statement

    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.

    Accreditation

    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.

    Designation Statement

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.