This course is tailored for healthcare professionals seeking to expand their expertise in the use of screening ultrasound as a supplemental tool for detecting mammographically occult breast cancer. With an increasing acknowledgment of ultrasound’s role in diagnosing women with dense breast tissue, this course delves into the nuanced understanding of how ultrasound can detect additional 2-5 cancers per 1000 women screened. Participants will explore the benefits and limitations of ultrasound, delve into the proper scanning techniques, and examine the controversies surrounding this evolving screening method. Enroll now, or continue to read more about this course.
Key Features of Screening Breast Ultrasound Course:
Gain a deep understanding of how screening ultrasound works, especially in women with dense breast tissue where sensitivity is reduced mammographically.
Learn from experts experienced in conducting and interpreting screening breast ultrasounds. Understand the nuances of differentiating between benign and malignant masses and the importance of meticulous scanning techniques.
Master the proper scanning technique required for a complete and efficient examination, including understanding the use of high-resolution linear transducers and the importance of scanning in multiple planes.
Earn ACCME Category 1 PRA Credit:
By completing this course, physicians and sonographers can earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 ™ credits.
Learn to apply this knowledge in clinical settings, improving patient counseling and management strategies.