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Trade Secrets for Expert Mammographers

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Trade Secrets for Expert Mammographers

Time: November 15, 2014 from 8am to 4:15pm
Location: Marriott Bakersfield at the Convention Center
Street: 801 Truxtun Avenue
City/Town: Bakersfield
Website or Map: https://store.aheconline.com/…
Phone: 800-239-1361
Event Type: ce, seminar
Organized By: Larry Carney
Latest Activity: Jul 22, 2014

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Event Description

Register early and save! Please register early and reserve your place by providing payment to avoid an additional $25 fee required for registrations given within two (2) weeks of the course.

Course Topics

  • Current Breast Cancer Stats
  • Ethnicity and Breast Cancer
  • Patient Communication Skills for Mammographers
  • An Intro to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Genetic Testing
  • BRACA 1 & 2
  • HER2
  • EGFR Status
  • Genomic Assays
  • Characteristics of Breast Calcifications
  • Positioning and Technique Considerations
  • Advanced Breast Imaging Modalities
  • Mammographics Pathology of the Breast

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss current breast cancer trends
  • Recognize and understand the need for effective communication skills in mammography
  • Display a working knowledge of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Identify and discuss genetic mutations associated with breast cancer
  • Identify positioning challenges and describe various solutions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced breast imaging modalities
  • Identify various mammographic benign, high risk, and malignant pathologies

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