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Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

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    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    SA-CME *
    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.

    * 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. As these courses count as AMA Category 1 credits they are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.


    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.

    "Thank you so very much for providing a top rate service."

    Eric T. Dickinson BS RDMS, London, United Kingdom