Part 1 | The Foundation of Integrating DBT Into Your Practice

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Program Summary

In this program Dr. Laurie Fajardo shares her experience with the set-up and use of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in clinical practice. Participants will hear about system design, the impact on clinical performance, and how to best manage recall rates. In addition through carefully selected cases, Dr. Fajardo will share her approach to image interpretation and how one can manage DBT workflow effectively.

CME Effective Date: October 6, 2020
CME Expiration Date: October 31, 2022

CE Effective Date: October 6, 2020
CE Expiration Date: October 31, 2022

Format: Self Instructional - Audio Visual with Slides
Educational Credits:
One (1) AMA/PRA Category 1 CME Credit™
One (1) ARRT Category A CE Credit.
One (1) AHRA CRA Credit
Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour

This program is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

Target Audience & Cost

This program is intended for: Radiologists, Other MD's, Radiologic Technologists, Radiology Administrators and related Imaging Professionals.

There is no cost to participate in this program.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity the healthcare provider should be able to:

  1. Explain the technology behind digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).
  2. Describe the impact DBT has on clinical performance.
  3. Implement an approach to DBT interpretation.

No special educational preparation is required for this CME/CE Activity!

Presented by

Laurie L. Fajardo, MD, MBA, FACR, FSBI Laurie L. Fajardo, MD, MBA, FACR, FSBI
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

Laurie Fajardo, MD, MBA, FACR, FSBI is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah. Her research efforts have focused on all aspects of breast imaging including new methods and applications of digital technologies, most recently DBT and phase contrast breast imaging. Her contributions to science include the development and clinical evaluation of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Digital Mammography, DBT and Phase I testing of 2D and 3D Phase Contrast Breast Imaging.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

IAME requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CE/CME activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This information is utilized to 1) determine if a conflict exists, 2) resolve the conflict by initiating a content validation process, and 3) advise learners of this information. Any individual who refuses to (or chooses not to) disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating as an instructor, planner or manager and cannot have control of or responsibility for the development, management, presentation or evaluation of a CE/CME activity certified by IAME.

Disclosures

Laurie L. Fajardo, MD, MBA, FACR, FSBI, Discloses she is a consultant to FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

No individual at IAME who had control over the content of this program has relationships with FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. or any other commercial interest.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 CME Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Radiologic Technologists:
This course meets all criteria and has been approved by the AHRA, The Association for Medical Imaging Management for One (1) ARRT Category A CE Credit.

Radiology Administrators:
This course meets all CRA renewal credit criteria and has been approved for One (1) continuing education credit in the following CRA domains: Asset Resource Management (AM) and Operations Management (OM).

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

Method of Participation/Criteria for Success

CME Credits
To receive CME credits for participating in this CME activity you must successfully complete the online post examination with a passing score of 70% or higher.

CE Credits
To receive CE credits for participating in this CE activity you must successfully complete the online post examination with a passing score of 80% or higher.

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