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CME Credit Information

Credit Type:
* AMA PRA Category 1
Number of Credits:

Course Objectives of Introduction to Breast Imaging

After completing this activity, the participant will:

  • Accurately Identify Breast Anatomy and Breast Structures
  • Analyze the anatomical breast knowledge to recognize normal vs abnormal breast tissue in breast imaging. 
  • Compare Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Key Risk Factors in the context of patient history and screening guidelines. 
  • Evaluate mammographic images and distinguish normal and abnormal findings in different types of mammograms. 
  • Using the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) assessment categories, formulate a plan while evaluating the implications of each category for patient management and follow-up
introduction to breast imaging

Target Audience

  • Physicians, sonographers, and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.

* AMA PRA 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.


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

Sonographers: These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Sonography Canada, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), and most other organizations.

For information on the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
1 hour
Date of Release
November 15, 2023
Date of Most Recent Review
November 15, 2023
Expiration Date
November 14, 2026


David W. McNaul, MD
Board-certified Fellowship-Trained Dedicated Breast Radiologist
Inspire Radiology, Castle Rock, Colorado


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.

David McNaul, MD discloses no such relationships exist.

IAME has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated. IAME's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relationships with ineligible entities.