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FACULTY

Bhavika K. Patel, MD
Breast Imaging Radiologist
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

 


 

 

 

Equipment Requirements
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


 


5107-103A
Contrast-enhanced Mammography: Early Experience ARCHIVE


A free, certified recording of a one-hour live webinar for radiologists, radiologic technologists, and referring physicians

Format: Archived Webinar
Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1
Credit: 1.0 ARRT Category A
Tuition:  Free


Course Overview
In an era of high demand for breast screening exams, clinicians are continually looking for safe and effective breast cancer screening tools. This webinar will review the evidence-based literature supporting contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM), patient selection criteria, and techniques and protocols for performing CEM.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Evaluate the role of contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) as an adjunct to digital mammography
  • Discuss patient selection and clinical indications for performing CEM
  • Describe the clinical protocols for performing CEM

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
Physicians

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 hour of ARRT Category A continuing education credit.

How to Enroll and Participate
There are no fees or prerequisites to participate in this program.

  • Click ENROLL NOW, CONTINUE, CONFIRM ORDER, and ACCESS COURSE NOW.
  • Click on the blue link. Complete the precourse questions and SUBMIT.
  • Click on the blue link again to view the recording.

How to Receive Credit

  • Log-in to your account at www.icpme.us
  • View the entire educational activity session. At the conclusion of the lecture, close the recording window.
  • Return to the course in your account at www.icpme.us.
  • From the COURSE HOME page, click the button 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

Your certificate of credit will remain in your account at www.icpme.us as a permanent record of your participation.

Faculty

Bhavika K. Patel, MD
Breast Imaging Radiologist
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Bhavika Patel is a diagnostic radiologist in the Breast Clinic at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix. She completed medical school at University of Arizona College of Medicine and residency in the Department of Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in breast imaging at Emory.

Dr. Patel’s special interest is in the use of contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM). Research studies recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology address the potential cost savings of CEM and radiation dose of CEM as compared to both 2D and 3D mammography.

Disclosure Information
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. The existence or absence of COI for anyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Dr. Patel has received fees from Hologic, Inc. for non-CME/CE services.

The following planners and managers have reported NO 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:

Sharon Cancino 
Trace Hutchison, PharmD
Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP
Linda McLean, MS 
Victoria Phoenix, BS           
Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CCMEP
Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN                     

Disclosure of Unlabeled 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.

Questions
For questions regarding this program, please contact ICPME:
Email: information@icpmed.com
Phone: 607-257-5860 X10


Jointly provided by

               
 

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Hologic, Inc.

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 on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.