New Strategies in Breast Cancer Imaging and Detection

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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.

 

Lessons

Mastering the Art of Mammographic Screening

Length: 41 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

The Missed Mammographic Cancer: Causes & Cures

Length: 49 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Clinical Aspects of MRI, and The New MRI BIRADS

Length: 44 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Sonographic Breast Anatomy

Length: 44 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Breast MRI Interpretation: The Basics

Length: 41 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Screen-Detected Lesion: What Do You Do Next

Length: 48 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Anatomic Basis for the Sonographic Appearance of Breast Pathology

Length: 39 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Massology 101

Length: 61 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Breast MRI Techniques of Image Acquisition

Length: 51 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Questions & Answers

Length: 38 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Calcifications

Length: 42 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Solid Breast Masses on Ultrasound

Length: 58 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Screening with Ultrasound

Length: 47 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Ultrasound Biopsy: Tips & Tricks

Length: 32 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Stereotactic and MR Biopsy

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Multimodality Approach to Problem Solving

Length: 52 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

MR of DCIS

Length: 51 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Ductography

Length: 41 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

MR in High Risk Surveillance

Length: 32 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

MR of Lobular Cancer

Length: 40 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes


Length: 55 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

The Screening Guidelines Controversy

Length: 50 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Tomosynthesis Principles, and Approach to Masses

Length: 45 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Tomosynthesis: What is the Supportive Data?

Length: 44 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Tomosynthesis Workflow and Other Practice Issues

Length: 42 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Questions and Answers

Length: 31 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Tomosynthesis Approach to Calcifications

Length: 24 minutesComplexity: Standard

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.

Questionnaire – New Strategies in Breast Cancer Imaging and Detection

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.