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Breast MRI: The Essentials

Time: June 11, 2011 to June 12, 2011
Location: Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Street: Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
City/Town: Melbourne, Australia
Website or Map: http://www.proscan.com/fw/mai…
Phone: (513) 924-5365
Event Type: course
Organized By: ProScan Imaging Education Foundation
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2010

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Australian MRI Workshop

Breast MRI: The Essentials

June 11-12, 2011
Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Melbourne, Australia

38 AMA PRA (Physician Recognition Award) Category 1 Credits™

38.75 RANZCR CPD Points

BREAST MRI MODULE: 14 CME Credits (16.5 RANZCR CPD Points)

Participants in this portion of the course will learn the fundamental principles of how to use and interpret breast MRI. While mammography remains the gold standard for widespread breast cancer screening, breast MRI has emerged as an essential tool in screening certain high-risk populations and in pre-operative planning for women with breast cancer. Since the introduction of MRI as a modality for the detection of breast cancer, radiology and oncology experts have been working to determine the appropriate times to use MRI and how it fits into the picture with mammography.


MRI continues to advance diagnostics in the musculoskeletal axis with improvements in magnets, coils, and more importantly, increased understanding of the available equipment and applications. Our orthopaedic MRI workshop reviews bone and soft-tissue lesions, upper and lower extremities, sports injuries, and pathologic disorders for the imaging clinician. Discussion of technique, pulsing sequences, indications, and applications ensures that this course provides information useful in your day-to-day practice, as well as current examples of more unusual findings.

MR specialists
Imaging physicians
Orthopaedic surgeons
Breast surgeons
Referring clinicians
Sports Medicine Physicians

Participants who complete this activity should be able to:

Breast MRI Module
• Vastly improve their interpretation of breast MRI and the individual diagnostic entities allowing for practice improvement and better patient care.
• Gain a better understanding of the screening and diagnostic modalities' strengths and weaknesses
• Come away with greater knowledge of the applications, reimbursement, and outcomes of breast MRI

Advanced Orthopaedic and Joint MRI Module:
• Identify normal anatomy and variations, as well as pathology of the musculoskeletal system
• Recognize indications and applications of magnetic resonance imaging, and other advanced imaging modalities for bone and soft tissues
• Discuss a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.

ProScan Imaging Education Foundation is Accredited with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of ACCME.

ProScan Imaging Education Foundation designates this educational activity for a maximum of 38 AMA PRA (Physician Recognized Award) Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Stephen J. Pomeranz, M.D.

NOTE: Our courses often fill up quickly, so we strongly recommend you DO NOT make travel reservations until you have received a registration confirmation from us.
Phone + (513) 924-5365
+ 1 (866) MRI-EDUC (1-866-674-3382) (toll-free in the U.S.)
Someone will be available to take your call between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm EST
Fax +1 (513) 352-9424
Mail ProScan Imaging Education Foundation
Course Registration
5400 Kennedy Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45213
E-mail mrieducation@proscan.com

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