Mammograms to MRI 2016

Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Self-Assessment Modules as qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certificate Program will be offered.

This program is designed to provide a comprehensive review and update of both established breast imaging modalities along with advances in state-of-the-art techniques.  A complete discussion – with emphasis on practical advice – of analog and digital mammography, breast ultrasound and interventional techniques will provide a strong foundation to advance to newer technologies.  Identifying the role and interpretation of breast MRI will be given special attention.

After attending the course, participants should be able to:

Accurately interpret a screening or diagnostic mammogram.
Determine the appropriate workup of a breast lesion.
Accurately interpret breast ultrasound exams.
Determine the correct follow-up after needle core biopsy of breast lesions.
Establish sensible indications and techniques for breast MRI exams for their own facility.
Accurately interpret breast MRI exams.
Discuss the potential advantages and possible limitations of advanced modalities for breast imaging.

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In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

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Credit Statement:  Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this Mammograms to MRI activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TMPhysicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, please feel free to contact:
Debbie Griffin
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
919-684-7228 or deborah.griffin@duke.edu