The Extended Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Tissues Course is a 4 1/2 day course with Day 1 devoted exclusively to breast MRI with the remaining MRI lectures and activities distributed throughout the rest of the course. Attendance in this option will provide 32 Category I CME credits, including 15 credit hours of breast MRI,
fulfilling the MIPPA accreditation requirements for breast MRI.
In addition, the course will provide 2 hours of Category I CME credits in breast ultrasound.
This course is offered only in the USA.
The extended course is intended for practicing radiologists, surgeons, radiology technologists, nurses, physician assistants, fellows, residents, scientists, and anyone interested in multimodality approach to the diagnosis of breast diseases.
Those who wish can choose the Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases segment, starting on Day 2 of the Extended Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases Course. This course will provide 24
hours of Category I CME credits, including two (2) hours of Category I
CME credits in ultrasound and six (6) hours of Category I CME credits of
breast MRI. This course segment is offered only in the USA.
- Lectures about mammography and the multimodality approach: László Tabár, M.D., F.A.C.R.(Hon).
- Breast MRI lectures by Gillian
Newstead, M.D., F.A.C.R. and
Robert Schmidt, M.D., F.A.C.R. (USA Courses Only)
- Breast ultrasound lectures by A.
Thomas Stavros, M.D., F.A.C.R (USA Courses Only)
68 year old asymptomatic woman, screening examination. The solitary, <10mm screen-detected lesion has the features of a malignant breast tumor on the mammogram, hand-held ultrasound and breast MRI
Correlative specimen radiograph,large section histology, intermediate and higher power histologic examination: <10mm well differentiated invasive breast cancer associated with low grade cancer in situ (22x16 mm).