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Sep 28 - 29, 2018 | CME 16.00 | USD $399 | Breast Radiology
22nd Annual Duluth Breast Imaging Conference is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held during Sep 28 - 29, 2018 at The Inn on Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for all mammographers and x-ray technologists with a special interest in Breast Imaging. This CME Conference has been approved FOR a maximum of 16 hours of Category A continuing education Credits. Course Description: Breast Imaging Saves Lives! Our continuing challenge as mammographers is to have the knowledge and tools available to assist in finding early breast cancer. This conference will provide participants with in-depth lectures covering a variety of topics related to breast imaging. The curriculum was designed to highlight individual areas of expertise and knowledge from the perspective of a radiologist, technologist, and equipment manufacturers, as well as to demonstrate the collaborative relationship that is essential among colleagues. The variety of lectures will provide you with a renewed insight into innovative technologies that exist in breast imaging today. Educational Objectives: At the completion of this program, attendees will be able to: • Understand the New 2016 American College of Radiology Quality Control Manual • Review the MQSA updates to regulatory requirements for accreditation and certification, including equipment. • Identify the issues influencing breast density and its integration into clinical practice. • Understand imaging analytics which can help with administration of breast imaging. • Understand the role of screening Breast Ultrasound in-- the era of reporting breast density to patients. • Discuss how Breast MRI is being utilized in 2017 and demonstrate its diagnostic value through examples of screening MRI, inconclusive work-up MRI, and pre-surgical MRI cases. • Review case studies from the perspective of the technologist vs the radiologist. • Understand the newly mandated EQUIP program implemented by the FDA that requires every breast center demonstrate it has a corrective action system in place to address poor image quality, that interpreting physicians and technologists have regular reviews, and there is a procedure in place for oversight of QA/QC records. • Discuss the growing implementation of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) into clinical practice and see its diagnostic value. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.