Breast Density: Why it Matters

The purpose of this course is to increase one's knowledge in the latest updates and practice guidelines in breast imaging

Target Audience

Healthcare providers, including faculty, residents; fellows, community physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, in obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, family practice, and subspecialties.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Increase their knowledge of and comfort in discussing breast density
  • Describe breast cancer risk and screening implications of breast density
  • Employ risk-based screening recommendations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/14/2020
Course expires: 
12/14/2023
Online
United States

Course Director:

Wendie Berg, MD, PhD,  Professor of Radiology, University of PIttsburgh School of Medicine, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Department of Radiology and Chief Scientific Advisor, DenseBreast-info.org

Co-Directors:

JoAnn Pushkin, Executive Director, DenseBreast-info.org

Robin Seitzman, PhD, MPH, Director, Education and Epidemiology Research, DenseBreast-info.org

No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
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