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RELEASE DATE
January 9, 2015

EXPIRATION DATE
February 1, 2018


FACULTY

Laurie R. Margolies, MD, FACR
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR
Weinstein Imaging
Pittsburgh, PA


 

Hardware and Software Needed to Participate
PC: Win7/Win8, Pentium processor or faster, at least 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer version 10/11, Mozilla FireFox version 33.0.

MAC: OS version 10.8/10.9, Intel processor, at least 2GB RAM, Safari version 6.2, FireFox 33.0


Technical Advances in Women's Imaging & Cost Minimization

Recorded at the 2014 Chicago International Breast Course and Society for the Advancement of Women's Imaging Annual Meeting, a comprehensive Conference for radiologists, radiologic technologists, and other healthcare professionals interested in the latest clinical and technical advances in breast and women’s imaging, held in Chicago, August 20-24, 2014.



Session 6: Nuclear Medicine


Format: On-demand Conference Session
MD Credit:  1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 / Fee: $48
   $29
RT Credit:   1.0 ARRT Category A+ / Fee: $24       $15

 

This online activity is one of 12 Sessions recorded at the 2014 Chicago International Breast Course and Society for the Advancement of Women's Imaging Annual Meeting and includes the following lectures:

Radioactive Seed Localization
Laurie R. Margolies, MD, FACR
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

What Is the Role of Nuclear Medicine in Breast Imaging Evaluations?
Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR

Weinstein Imaging

About the CIBC/SAWI Conference
The 2014 Chicago International Breast Course and Society for the Advancement of Women's Imaging Annual Meeting incorporates cutting-edge technology with an advanced but practical approach to everyday practice. These advanced-level lectures will introduce you to new and cutting-edge topics and technologies.
 

CIBC/SAWI Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this series, participants should be better able to:

  • Examine the political and economic forces that shape health policy
  • Appreciate the imaging of breast biomarkers
  • Characterize breast lesions using the ACR BI-RADS®
  • Apply anatomic, physiologic, and pathologic features, including multimodality correlation, for correct image interpretation
  • Discuss what is meant by “over diagnosis”
  • Adjust US systems for image optimization and understand ways to integrate supplemental screening with US into your practice
  • Recognize the indications for and the selection and utilization of the appropriate percutaneous image-guided breast interventional procedures
  • Describe the management of high-risk breast lesions and how imaging influences selection of surgical procedures
  • Recognize radiation doses of common X-ray examinations including 2-D mammography, tomosynthesis, PET, nuclear medicine, and high-resolution CT scans
  • Describe the mechanics of tomosynthesis and how this modality can reduce false-positive mammography interpretations
  • Appreciate how to integrate tomosynthesis, whole breast ultrasound, and MRI into diagnostic evaluations
  • Discuss workflow problems that may be encountered in incorporating new modalities
  • Differentiate benign from malignant pelvic masses
  • Describe the imaging work-up of gynecologic malignancy
  • Recognize complications of pregnancy and fetal anomalies
  • Triage patients with pelvic floor relaxation


Accreditation and Credit

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


SA-CME: This activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification Program.

The European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME®)
The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association (AMA) for live events and e-learning materials. For more information go to http://www.uems.eu/uems-activities/accreditation/eaccme.

Radiologic Technologists
This program has been approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 1.0 hours of ARRT Category A+ continuing education credit.


Tuition
Tuition for this course includes:

  • Downloadable syllabus
  • Unlimited access to the Session
  • Certificate of Credit

$48.00 Physicians
$24.00 Radiologic Technologists

ICPME accepts American Express, MasterCard, and Visa. Please note: tuition payments are non-refundable.

How to Enroll and Participate
Estimated time to complete this activity is 1.0 hours.

  • Click ENROLL NOW, CONTINUE through the shopping cart, CONFIRM ORDER, and ACCESS COURSE NOW.
  • There are 2 lectures in this Session. Click the blue link to access each lecture.
  • Once you are enrolled, you can return to this Session anytime. To return to this Session, login to your account at www.icpme.us, click on MY ACCOUNT, and click on the Session title.   
     

How to Receive Credit
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  • Login to your account at www.icpme.us
  • View each lecture in the Session.
  • After viewing the Session lectures, login to your account at www.icpme.us, click on MY ACCOUNT, and click on the Session title.   
  • From the Session home page, click the buttons for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION.
  • A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit. You may take the test up to three times.
  • Upon receipt of a passing grade, you will be able to print a certificate of credit from your account at www.icpme.us.
     

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity of any amount during the past 12 months:

 

Laurie R. Margolies, MD, FACR No real or apparent conflict of interest
Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR Consulting – Philips Ultrasound
Other – Siemens Medical


The following planners and managers hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months:

Sharon Cancino
Trace Hutchison, PharmD
Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CCMEP
Linda McLean, MS
Victoria Phoenix, BS
Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CCMEP

Disclosure of Unlabled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


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Disclaimer
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.