Implementing a Contrast-Enhanced Mammography Program

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Program Summary

In this Expert Forum, Dr. Matthew Covington shares his understanding of the benefits and limitations of contrast-enhanced mammography, as compared to contrast-enhanced breast MRI, and how this imaging technique can be incorporated into clinical practice. Following the presentation questions from the audience were addressed in a moderated Q&A session.

CME Effective Date: November 29, 2021
CME Expiration Date: November 28, 2023

CE Effective Date: December 15, 2021
CE Expiration Date: November 30, 2023

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 Healthcare Americas Corporation.

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. Dictate the strengths and limitations of contrast-enhanced mammography compared to contrast-enhanced breast MRI.
  2. Recognize indications for the appropriate use of contrast-enhanced mammography.
  3. Implement a contrast-enhanced mammography program.

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

Presented by

Matthew F. Covington, MD Matthew F. Covington, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging
University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Dr. Matthew Covington is a subspecialty breast imager with multi-institutional experience usingcontrast-enhanced mammography, having authored several manuscripts on the best uses and implementation of this technology.

Dr. Covington has extensive experience with theuse and implementation ofnew and emerging breast imaging technologies that includes contrast-enhanced mammography, molecular breast imaging, and 18F-Fluoroestradiol-PET/CT.

Dr. Covington has an active clinical appointment with the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the University of Utah and a research appointment at the Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City. Dr. Covington is also the founder and host ofThe Radiology Review Podcast.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

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Disclosures

Matthew F. Covington, MD, Discloses he has served as a consultant to Invicro LLC.

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.