CME Credit Information

Number of Credits: 3 CME Credits

Credit Type:

SA CME

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • 1. Have an accurate understanding of the stereotactic breast biopsy accreditation process
  • 2. Know the initial requirements, as well as the continuing education necessary for those working in the stereotactic breast biopsy setting
  • 3. Appreciate the importance of tracking biopsy outcomes
  • 4. Recognize some of the common pitfalls that can occur during the stereotactic breast biopsy procedure
  • 5. Understand the importance of accurate tissue marker placement

Faculty

Statmatia V. Destounis, MD, FACR, FSBI

Elizabeth Wende Breast Care LLC
Rochester, New York

Accreditation

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

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

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

Target Audience

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

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME credit:

  • Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  • Study the educational content online or printed out.
  • Take the CME quiz. Choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

Your CME credits will be archived in the account you create and can be accessed at any time.


Estimated Time for Completion: approximately 3 hours
Date of Release November 14, 2016
Expiration Date: November 13, 2019

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, all individuals in control of the content of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Dr. Destounis discloses that she has not relevant relationships with commercial ilnterests.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.