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Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: Accreditation Process and Case Review (Category A version)

This is a category “A” course, for Radiologic Techologists, and your profile doesn’t indicate you’re an R.T.
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Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
Category A

Meets the criteria for ARRT Category A credits for radiologic technologists.  Physicians should not use these courses.

Number of Credits
3

Course Objectives

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

  • Have an accurate understanding of the stereotactic breast biopsy accreditation process
  • Know the initial requirements, as well as the continuing education necessary for those working in the stereotactic breast biopsy setting
  • Appreciate the importance of tracking biopsy outcomes
  • Recognize some of the common pitfalls that can occur during the stereotactic breast biopsy procedure
  • Understand the importance of accurate tissue marker placement

Target Audience

Radiologic Technologists

Accreditation

This course qualifies for 3 Category A credits and is accepted by the ARRT. The Reference Number and Expiration Date will appear on your certificate.
 
These credits are also accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).  Please check with other credentialing organizations for information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity.
 
Date of Release
Expiration Date

Faculty

Statmatia V. Destounis, MD, FACR, FSBI

Elizabeth Wende Breast Care LLC
Rochester, New York

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. Destounis discloses no relevant relationships with commecial interests.

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

"Ease of obtaining CMEs is great."

Angela Dorosky-Lisauskas RDMS, Canton, Ohio