Breast Imaging Pearls and Pitfalls: Traditional and Novel Imaging Approaches

Focused on practical tips for digital breast tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, and breast MRI, this Online Course also provides a clinically relevant review of recent innovations in multimodality breast imaging, including the latest developments in interventional techniques, percutaneous biopsies, imaging of transgender patients, the role of artificial intelligence, and supplemental screening examinations in women at above average risk for breast cancer.
 
Earn credit at your own pace through December 6, 2023 and continue to access your videos until December 7, 2030. See below for learning outcomes and a list of modules and individual lectures.

This course package offers 8.5 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online assessment.

ARRS Member price: $445
ARRS In-Training Member price: $225
Nonmember price: $899



Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until December 7, 2030, which is ten years following the issuance date of this course. ARRS reserves the right to remove video content before the end of the ten year period. Video content that contradicts current science or misleads the viewer based on changes to accepted clinical practice may be removed on a case-by-case basis.

Learning Outcomes and Lectures

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe a consistent and practical approach to breast MRI interpretation. 
  • Recognize and implement the growing use of breast MRI and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis into your practice.
  • Discuss image-guided breast biopsy skills. 
  • Integrate cutting-edge breast imaging techniques.
  • Outline the role of the radiologist in the management of breast cancer and in monitoring response to treatment.

Module 1—Hot Topics for Males and Females

  • Transgender Imaging and Imaging of Men at High Risk of Breast Cancer—L. Moy
  • BIRADS 3: When to Use and When Not to Use—S. Friedewald
  • Artificial Intelligence and Breast Imaging—L. Moy

Module 2—Practical Approaches to Breast MRI

  • Practical Approaches to Breast MRI Interpretation—H. Rahbar
  • Background Parenchymal Enhancement—S. Destounis
  • Update on Abbreviated MRI of the Breast and Steps to Clinical Implementation—D. Plecha

Module 3—Nuts and Bolts of Biopsies

  • Stereotactic and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) Breast Biopsy—S. Friedewald
  • Tips and Tricks for Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy—B. Patel
  • Tips and Tricks for MR Biopsy—H. Rahbar

Module 4—Breast Density & Cutting-Edge Imaging Exams

  • Update on DBT: Review of Outcomes and Tips for Implementation—E. Conant
  • Contrast-Enhanced Mammography: Is It Ready for Prime Time?—B. Patel
  • Breast Density and Beyond—E. Conant

Module 5—Imaging of Known Cancer

  • Help Your Clinicians: Imaging to Assess Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy—J. Leung
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of Wireless Localization Techniques—D. Plecha
  • Nodal Staging in Breast Cancer: Radiologists’ Role in the Detection and Localization of Locoregional Disease—J. Leung

Module 6—Breast Imaging Case Review

  • Case Review Part 1—H. Greenwood
  • Case Review Part 2—S. Destounis

The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.

The ARRS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  and 8.50 American Board of Radiology, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME) credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.