• Release date: September 16, 2020

• Expiration date: September 16, 2023

• Estimated time to complete activity: 4.75 hours

• Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science



Course Description

Malpractice issues and suggested prevention and breast pathology and imaging correlation.

The four talks provide CME credit for breast imaging and 1 hour of Ethics Credit for Texas licensed physicians. The first lecture is an in-depth summary of medical-legal issues for breast imagers and suggestions to help prevent a law suit. Two lectures are the correlation of ductal and lobular pathology correlated with the mammogram and ultrasound images. The final lecture is interesting breast imaging cases with emphasis on gynecomastia vs. invasive ductal carcinoma with differential points emphasized. Also differential points of fat necrosis vs. ductal cancer is provided. The lectures provide suggested points of documentation of patient care to decrease the possibility of a malpractice suit and interesting cases to improve diagnostic skills.



Target Audience

This course is intended for Practicing Radiologists and Radiologic Nurses, Physician Assistants, Technologists, Scientists, Residents, Fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for breast imaging.



Faculty


Alfred B. Watson Jr. MD MPH FACR FACPM


• Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Radiology

• Baylor College of Medicine

• Fellow of the American College of Radiology

Dr. Watson is a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and a Fellow in the Society of Breast Imaging. Dr. Watson has held the positions of Colonel USAF 1969-1984; Aeronautical Rating Chief Flight Surgeon; Chief Aerospace Medicine, Headquarters USAF Europe Office of Surgeon General, 1973-1975; Military Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for Radiology, 1979-1984. As a member of Breast Imaging Training Advisory Committee, he helped to develop and publish the breast imaging residency and fellowship training curriculum. Dr Watson has delivered over 148 invited lectures nationally and 9 international visiting professor assignments at academic and military programs. He has delivered over 1,000 hours of CME breast lectures for residents, breast fellows, radiologists and Clinicians. Dr Watson was selected by the ABR as an Oral Board examiner in Breast Imaging 16 of the last 19 years. For his commitment and excellence, he was awarded Distinguished Service Award by the ABR in 2008, 2010 and 2014. The crowning landmark came in 2015 when ABR honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In his 37-year career with the US Air Force and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Watson trained generations of physicians with unwavering energy and enthusiasm.

Pricing

$475

Breast Imaging - Alfred Watson, MD

Program 3

Refund Policy: Cancellations can only be made within 24 hours of purchase. Please note: If you have applied for CME credit during the 24 hour period “NO” refunds will be available. Refunds will be given less a $100.00 administrative fee.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

The faculty members have nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The CME Science planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

During the period September 16, 2020 through September 16, 2021, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

Media

Internet

Computer System Requirements

Any online accessible device.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Computer System Requirements

Any online accessible device.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.