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Stereotactic Breast Biopsy


CME Credit Information

Credit Type

AMA Category 1 credits that also serve as Self Assessment Module (SAM) credits, as defined by the American Board of Radiology. Other specialists should consult their respective specialty board for applicability. SA-CME credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

Number of Credits

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the participant will:

  • know the breast stereotactic biopsy procedure requirements and technique 
  • know the indications and contraindications of the stereotactic biopsy procedure

Target Audience

Physicians and others who perform stereotactic breast biopsy.


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.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), but are not accepted by the ARRT.

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
Date of Most Recent Review
Expiration Date


Stamatia Destounis MD FACR
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, NY

Andrea Arieno BS
Research Coordinator
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Rochester, NY

Renee Morgan RT (R)(M)
Clinical Research Coordinator
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Rochester, NY


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. Destounis, Ms Arieno and Ms. Morgan disclose no relevant financial relationshipsor other relationships with commercial interests.

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

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