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Breast Elastography

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1

AMA Category 1 credits are used by physicians and other groups like PAs and certain nurses.  Category 1 credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

Number of Credits
1

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of elastography and be familiar with the differences between strain and shear-wave elastography.
  • Recognize the benign and malignant features of breast masses evaluated with elastography.
  • Be familiar with current artifacts, pitfalls and limitations of breast elastography.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
approximately 1 hour
Date of Release
Date of Most Recent Review
Expiration Date

Faculty

Regina J. Hooley, MD

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, all individuals in control of the content of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Dr. Regina Hooley discloses no such relationships exist.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.

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