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CME : 25.75

Breast and Body Imaging at the Beach 2020

Jan 05 - 10, 2020   |   Guanacaste, Guanacaste  Costa Rica
Organized by : Penn Radiology CME
Specialties : Oncology   |   Abdominal Radiology   |   Breast Radiology   |   Radiology
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Breast and Body Imaging at the Beach is organized by Penn Radiology CME and will be held from Jan 05 - 10, 2020 at Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Target Audience:
This course is designed for practicing radiologists who are looking to improve their acumen in both breast and abdominal imaging.

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The credit breakdown by day:
Day 1 - 5.0
Day 2 - 5.0
Day 3 - 5.0
Day 4 - 5.25
Day 5 - 5.5

The total hours covered in each modality include:

DM: 13.5 | DBT: 4.5 | US: 6.0 | MR: 7.5 | NM: .75 

US: 3.75 | MR: 10.5 | CT: .75 | PET: 1.5

Self-Assessment credits (SAMs):
Participants in this activity will have an opportunity to earn 16 Self-Assessment credits (SAMs).

This 15th annual January course not only takes us to Costa Rica, a new destination for Penn Radiology CME, but is also an expanded week to include body imaging topics to appeal to a wider audience. The program is designed for full or part-time radiologists looking to improve their acumen in both breast and body imaging. Three days of dedicated breast lectures will provide 15 breast imaging credits to meet MQSA requirements. Participants have Wednesday off to venture out and explore Costa Rica on a full-day excursion. The committee resumes the schedule on Thursday with lectures including adnexal masses, endometrial and cervical carcinoma, prostate, and focal liver lesions.

Learning Objectives: (Breast)
Upon completion of this activity, participants should:
• Review methods to optimize mammographic screening (i.e. increase cancer detection while minimizing false positives)
• Explain the roles and potential benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis and synthetic 2D imaging in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and benign breast diseases
• Discuss the data on the use of whole breast ultrasound and abbreviated breast MRI in the supplemental screening of women at average risk with dense breasts
• Discuss the strategies for breast MRI interpretation
• Improve image-guided breast biopsy skills

Learning Objectives: (Body)
Upon completion of this activity, participants should:
• Effectively use ultrasound and MRI in the evaluation of adnexal masses
• Describe the imaging terms useful in characterizing adnexal lesions and employ them in your clinical practice
• Recall the major imaging features used in LI-RADS
• Categorize focal liver lesions in patients at risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
• Cite MR imaging features that are specific to hepatocellular lesions and recognize the unusual exceptions to the rules
• State the staging classification of endometrial and cervical carcinoma
• Recite the imaging features of prostate lesions on multiparametric prostate MR in order to utilize PI-RADS in your practice.

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 215-662-6982


Registration Type Due Date Price
Physician Early Fee 10 Nov,2019 USD 1250.00
Special Rate Early Fee 10 Nov,2019 USD 1100.00
Breast Only Registration Early Fee 10 Nov,2019 USD 1000.00
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Venue Address

Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo
Peninsula Papagayo
Guanacaste, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Official Hotel

Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo,

Peninsula Papagayo,

Guanacaste, Guanacaste, Costa Rica 50104,

+506 2690 1234

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