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Stereotactic and Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    AMA PRA Category 1 *
    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.

    * 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.

    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.

    "Information is very informative and valuable to my area of practice."

    Angela Dorosky-Lisauskas RDMS, Canton, Ohio