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Stereotactic and Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy

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
3

Course Objectives

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

  • describe the breast stereotactic biopsy procedure and tomosynthesis guided biopsy, including the requirements and technique
  • list the procedures' indications and contraindications
  • apply the information acquired to their own breast biopsy practice
  • apply the information acquired to comply with breast biopsy lab accreditation

Target Audience

Physicians and sonographers who use ultrasound in breast evaluation.

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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 3 hours
Date of Release
Expiration Date

Faculty

Stamatia Destounis MD, FACR, FSBI, FAIUM
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC.
Clinical Professor University of Rochester Imaging Sciences
Rochester, NY

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Stamatia Destounis MD 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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