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Combine Topics: Breast Tomosynthesis 2020 & Breast Imaging CME: Hot Topics

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  • 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Video Online / On Demand
  • Certificate Included

All new Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for 2020: Update knowledge or cover Initial Modality Training.

DBT makes a difference:

  • Reduce your call back rate
  • Increase breast cancer detection
  • Use the third dimension for more efficient biopsy
  • Improve Quality Assurance to current standards
  • Read illuminating cases along with seasoned experts who show you how to see, and share their efficient workflows.
  • Lead your practice staff in the technical refinements that DBT demands.
  • Free extra- Classic Kopans lecture: "Mammography Screening Saves Lives"

Breast Imaging CME: Hot Topics presents a balanced program of case and didactic presentations covering Tomosynthesis, Ultrasound, MRI, and multimodality approaches with practical details. The cases and presentations include biopsy and breast imaging issues you face every day. Also includes timely technology for synthetic 2D imaging for your tomosynthesis practice.


Nancy Murphy MD

Nancy Murphy MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Radiology
  • USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
  • Radiologist
  • James A Haley VA Hospital
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of South Florida

Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Chief of Breast Imaging

Susan C. Harvey, MD

Susan C. Harvey, MD

  • Director, Breast Imaging Division
  • The Russel H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Michael Andre, Ph.D., FAIUM, FAAPM, DABR

Michael Andre, Ph.D., FAIUM, FAAPM, DABR

  • Professor of Radiology
  • University of California, San Diego

Robert Jared Weinfurtner MD

Robert Jared Weinfurtner MD

  • Assistant Member
  • Department of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor 
  • Department of Oncologic Sciences
  • USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Kathleen Gundry, MD

Kathleen Gundry, MD

  • Director of Breast Imaging
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
  • Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
  • Emory University School of Medicine

Sona A. Chikarmane, MD

Sona A. Chikarmane, MD

  • Department of Radiology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School

Mohammad Eghtedari, MD

Mohammad Eghtedari, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion
  • UC San Diego Health

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Practice using personalized breast imaging examination reports that comply with BI-RADS™ structure to facilitate communication among the breast care team, scalable multi-center research, and individual outcomes assessment.
  2. Access the results of new breast care-imaging research and assess their potential applications to clinical practice.
  3. Appraise the potential of tomosynthesis innovations and advances to enhance clinical practice and problem-solving.
  4. Describe knowledge and skills relevant to the clinical practice of breast care-imaging.
  5. Apply principles of critical thinking to screening recommendations from experts and peers in the radiological sciences, and other members of the breast care team.
  6. Apply results of breast care-imaging research to clinical practice.
  7. Evaluate the results of breast imaging quality improvement measures to improve patient care.
  8. Evaluate practical approaches to breast intervention for adaptation to local practice.

Table of Content

Spectrum of Clustered Ring Enhancement (CRE) on Breast MRI: Malignancies and their Mimics

Spectrum of Clustered Ring Enhancement (CRE) on Breast MRI: Malignancies and their Mimics

  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Clustered ring enhancement (CRE) was recently added to the 5th edition of the BI-RADS Atlas as one of four internal enhancement patterns (IEP). We are challenged to clarify this distinction in practice.  Dr. Chikarmane describes her systematic approach to these related phenomena.  She shares her insight and experience, tempered by the literature, by using select practical illustrations intended to show key distinctions among findings.

Digital Mammography & Tomosynthesis: Principles and Practical Aspects with recent improvements

Digital Mammography & Tomosynthesis: Principles and Practical Aspects with recent improvements

  • 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

This program on basic and practical aspects of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis is fashioned around frequently asked questions regarding DBT.  Focusing on the big issues, Dr. Michael Andre emphasizes the "practical."

Breast MRI Bootcamp

Breast MRI Bootcamp

  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

A concise, yet comprehensive review of the basics, emphasizing precise use of current BI-RADS ® descriptors, with applications.  Dr. Harvey uses select cases to show and clarify the diagnostic features that you are likely to encounter.

Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Gundry

Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Gundry

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

The Role of Breast Ultrasound, presented by Kathleen Gundry, MD, focuses on significant, practical techniques of ultrasound and BI-Rads findings on ultrasound. Many radiologic images and graphics are included to stimulate and strengthen your learning experience. Stay current in your ultrasound practice with this comprehensive breast ultrasound review.

Breast MRI: Evolution, and Current Cases

Breast MRI: Evolution, and Current Cases

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

MRI is highly effective in screening high-risk patients. Dr. Weinfurtner provides the background you need and shows you how to interpret your examinations in a clinical context.

Effectively fit MRI into your multimodality breast imaging practice.

Interventional Techniques with Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MR Guidance

Interventional Techniques with Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MR Guidance

  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

This course provides a detailed account of the essential physician requirements and necessary interventional techniques for Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MRI guided biopsies. A comprehensive program filled with vital information to refresh your knowledge or to implement biopsies in your own practice.  Mandatory qualifications and crucial tips and techniques are included for Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MRI modalities.

Tomosynthesis (3D) Breast Biopsy

Tomosynthesis (3D) Breast Biopsy

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Cases and practical tips from a pioneer in tomosynthesis in community and academic tomosynthsis practice.

Diagnostic Breast Imaging and Interventions in the age of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Diagnostic Breast Imaging and Interventions in the age of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

While most practices start their DBT program with screening, experts soon discovered the benefits of DBT in diagnostic evaluation and guiding interventions. An expert shares this experience with you.

Breast Cancer Screening in the era of Tomosynthesis

Breast Cancer Screening in the era of Tomosynthesis

  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Without screening, there is little reason to image the breast. Tomosynthesis and other improvements depend on appropriate screening. Dr. Eghtedari presents the latest breast cancer screening recommendations, with practical application in a personalized clinical care setting.

Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Harvey

Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Harvey

  • 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

A concise, yet comprehensive review of the basics, emphasizing precise use of BI-RADS ® descriptors, with applications. Dr. Harvey tells you what you need to know and shows you how to use it.

Breast Biopsy: Techniques and Tips

Breast Biopsy: Techniques and Tips

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Dr. Nancy A. Murphy shares practical experience, focusing on efficient use of ultrasound in breast biopsy. She shows you how, and details equipment and patient comfort measures.

2-D Mammography Synthesized from Tomosynthesis: Strengths, Pitfalls, Artifacts

2-D Mammography Synthesized from Tomosynthesis: Strengths, Pitfalls, Artifacts

  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

In this program, Dr. Sona A. Chikarmane reviews synthetic mammography (SM) image acquisition. In addition to reviewing artifacts on SM versus field digital mammography, Dr. Chikarmane also explores the weaknesses of SM and highlights the strengths.   

 

 

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis with Dr. Ojeda-Fournier

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis with Dr. Ojeda-Fournier

  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) improves mammography, yet keeps radiation exposure within regulatory limits. After a brief overview,  Dr. Ojeda-Fournier systematically shares her seasoned experience through examples: detecting cancer, and making such points as reducing callback for cysts and fibroadenomas. She also illustrates limitations to DBT.

The Altered Breast

The Altered Breast

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

You are seeing the altered breast more frequently in your imaging practice. Dr. Gundry explains breast changes due to treatment, reduction, cosmetic augmentation, or post-treatment reconstruction. She provides many examples from her vast experience, showing the spectrum of findings in cancer screening, implant complications, and surveillance after cancer treatments. The program rounds out offering effective problem-solving approaches for the best way to evaluate for altered breast integrity in your own practice.

What is new in BI-RADS 5th Edition

What is new in BI-RADS 5th Edition

  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Refresh your knowledge of the BI-RADS ®, and learn the changes for Mammography, Ultrasound, and MRI. In this comprehensive presentation, Dr. Ojeda-Fournier uses clinical images and management tables to teach the precise use of the BI-RADS to improve your patient care. 

Medical Legal Aspects of Breast Imaging: Practical Advice for Interpretation

Medical Legal Aspects of Breast Imaging: Practical Advice for Interpretation

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Dr. Gundry shares her practical approach to accurate breast imaging interpretation, seasoned by a vast experience.  She discusses each imaging modality including specifically related issues, with many telling images from practice, and practical tips and techniques.

Breast Tomosynthesis:  Comprehensive Breast Imaging Cases

Breast Tomosynthesis: Comprehensive Breast Imaging Cases

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME

Cases, workflow, and practical tips from a pioneer in tomosynthesis in community and academic tomosynthesis practice.

  • Release Date: 01/10/2020
  • Expires after: 01/10/2023
  • Unlimited Access

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