Breast Screening and the Evolution of the Modern Mammogram

Des Moines, IA US
December 22, 2016

The General Surgery Didactic Program is an addition to Mercy Medical Center's expansive general surgery exposure. A wide variety of general surgical and subspecialty training is administered within the tertiary care facility and is taught by fellowship-trained faculty.

Intended Audience

Nurses, physicians, surgeons, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of breast cancer.
  2. Review the evolution of and current screening guidelines for breast cancer.
  3. Differentiate various screening modalities, including film vs. digital mammography, 3D mammography, and MRI.

Case Moderator

Harold Hsu, MD
Resident, General Surgery, Mercy Medical Center

Dr. Hsu indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclosure

Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
12/22/2016
Course expires: 
12/22/2016
Event starts: 
12/22/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/22/2016 - 9:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
East Conference Room #7
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/22/2016
Course expires: 
12/22/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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