31st Annual Conference on Mammography and Other Breast Imaging - 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019


Conference starts in:

The Melville Marriott Hotel - Melville, NY
1 Day Conference October 5th, 2019
7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Radiologists and technologists will jointly attend the sessions which will focus on important areas of shared responsibility and will promote dialogue between the registrants and faculty regarding problems encountered
in the practice setting.

Registration link to follow....

ASRT 9.25 Category A Credits have been approved.

Dates and Times

Start: 10/5/2019 7:00 AM
End: 10/5/2019 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Recognize the pros and cons of screening mammography in women in their 40’s.
  • Be familiar with variable screening guidelines in the United States and worldwide.
  • Review the concept and controversies surrounding over-diagnosis and over-treatment of breast cancer.
  • Discuss current status of state and federal breast density notification requirements.
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of hand-held versus automated screening ultrasound.
  • Report on screening ultrasound data, including trends in sensitivity and specificity, impact on screening programs, and relevance in a digital breast tomosynthesis environment.
  • Describe the basics of CEM.
  • Discuss the advantages and challenges of implementing CEM into clinical practice. 
  • Review current and future indications for CEM.
  • Review the significance of breast density and its impact on mammography.
  • Discuss the relationship between breast density and breast cancer risk.
  • Summarize the variable options currently available for accurate breast density.
  • Discuss current literature on utilization of BI-RADS-3 category in breast MRI.
  • Describe MRI findings appropriate for imaging follow-up.
  • Identify suspicious features of cancers mimicking probably benign findings.
  • Outline basic anatomy of the axilla.
  • Discuss key trends in axilla management in breast cancer.
  • Review strategies to improve breast ultrasound accuracy.
  • Understand the role of ultrasound in breast multi-modality imaging.
  • Outline ultrasound artifacts and image enhancement techniques.
  • Present dilemma of increased detection of architectural distortion with tomosynthesis.
  • Discuss algorithms of diagnostic work-up of lesions seen only with tomosynthesis.
  • Summarize differential diagnosis and biopsy outcomes of architectural distortion detected with tomosynthesis.
  • Review novel techniques in the field of ultrasound, MRI and mammography.
  • Recognize the potential of Al use in clinical breast imaging.
  • Be familiar with non-imaging based screening tests.
  • Define current transgender terminology.
  • Identify barriers faced by transgender patients. 
  • Review current screening recommendations for transgender patients. 
  • Discuss expected and abnormal imaging findings in this population.
  • Discuss common myths and pitfalls in multi-modality breast imaging interpretation.
  • Identify potentially significant incidental findings.
  • Provide case examples of how multiple breast imaging modalities may be integrated to narrow differential diagnosis.

Pricing

Tier Price
Physicians $250.00
Residents, Radiologic Technicians & Other Health Professionals $230.00

Speakers

  • Dr. Reni Butler
    • BI-RADS 3 and Breast MRI
    • Digital Brest Tomosynthesis and the Dilemma of Architectural Distortion
    • Multi-modality Challenging Cases
    • Questions & Answers
    • Screening US: Where Are We en Years After the First of Breast Density Notification Laws?
  • Dr. Regina Hooley
    • Breast Density: Significance and Risk
    • Breast Ultrasound: How to Improve Sensitivity and Specificity
    • New Technology and What is On the Horizon
    • Questions & Answers
    • Update: Screening Guidelines and Controversies
  • Dr. Jordana Phillips
    • Contrast Enhanced Mammography
    • Questions & Answers
    • Transgender Imaging
    • Update on Management of the Axilla in the Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient

Location

The Melville Marriott Hotel
1350 Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222