This activity was originally released as Understanding Breast Imaging Terminology (SAM eligible) and was available between June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2014. The content was reviewed in March, 2014 and an updated version of the activity, with the same title, was available from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017. The content was reviewed in January 2017 and an updated version of the activity, with the same title, was available from July 5, 2017 to July 3, 2020. The content was reviewed in 2019. If you completed previous versions, you are not eligible to claim CME credit(s) for completing this updated version.
Correlating the histologic and radiographic findings is essential to ensure that the abnormality identified by imaging studies has been properly evaluated. This activity will help pathologists understand common imaging terminology and the application of mammography, ultrasound, and MRI imaging modalities used in evaluating breast lesions. Review questions are presented throughout the activity to check your understanding. A BI-RADS 5th edition quick reference card is also provided as a printable resource.
As a result of participating in this activity, you should be able to:
- Recognize common terminology associated with major imaging modalities (mammography, ultrasound, and MRI).
- Explain the utility and inherent limitations of the major imaging modalities (mammography, ultrasound, and MRI).
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a
maximum of 1.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
You must answer the assessment questions and complete the evaluation to claim credit and print your certificate.
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This activity and evaluation are available July 1, 2020, and expire June 30, 2023, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.