Symposia at Sea: Practical Breast Imaging Rome to Athens

08/01/20 - 08/08/20
Aboard the Enchanted Princess | Rome, Italy

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 10.0

Category A CE Credits:

Cruise Itinerary

Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Saturday, August 1
  7:00 PM
2 Naples, Italy (for Capri & Pompeii)
Sunday, August 2
7:00 AM 7:00 PM
3 At Sea
Monday, August 3
4 Kotor, Montenegro
Tuesday, August 4
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
5 Corfu, Greece
Wednesday,  August 5
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
6 Crete (Chania), Greece
Thursday, August 6
12:00 PM 10:00 PM
6 Mykonos, Greece
Friday, August 7
8:00 AM 9:00 PM
7 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Saturday, August 8
4:00 AM  

About The Meeting
This course provides a broad overview of breast imaging including screening basics, specialized views, interventions and advanced imaging techniques. Focus is placed on the applications of tomosynthesis, breast cancer assessment and management and the recent updates to the BI-RADS® lexicon. Screening guidelines, imaging the young patient, male patient, and ductography are also discussed. The course includes detailed case reviews to test skills learned and emphasize the lectures.

Target Audience
The course is designed for practicing radiologists who wish a comprehensive review and update of breast imaging and breast interventions. The course is also appropriate for radiology residents, fellows, and nurses involved in breast imaging..

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Review changes to the ACR BI-RADS® lexicon.
  • Evaluate the controversy in high risk screening.
  • Describe the role of breast core biopsy and imaging histologic correlation in evaluating suspicious breast imaging findings.
  • Discuss current issues in the management of breast cancer particularly in patients under 40 years of age.
  • Explain new technologies in breast imaging including full field digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, ultrasound, and MRI.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, the leader in diagnostic imaging education since 1975.

Educational Symposia has received no corporate support for this symposium.

Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia

Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Medical Director, Breast Imaging
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

With special guest…
Charles D. Sturgis, M.D.
Staff Cytopathologist
R.J. Tomsich Pathology & Lab Medicine Institute Cleveland Clinic
Associate Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
8:00 – 8:05 AM Welcome and Announcements
8:05 – 8:50 BI-RADS(R) Update - Mammogram and US
8:50 – 9:20 BI-RADS(R) MRI
9:20 – 9:50 Indications and Uses of the Special View Mammogram
9:50 – 10:00 Question and Answer
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Diagnostic Breast Imqaging and Interventions in the Age of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: How I Do It
11:00 – 11:30 Breast Cancer in Patients Under the Age of Forty: Imaging, Assessment, and Management
11:30 – 12:15 PM High Risk Screening with Breast MRI
12:15 – 2:00 Lunch Break on Your Own
2:00 – 2:45 Breast MRI Guided Interventions
2:45 – 3:30 Pre-Operative Wireless Breast Localization Devices: Pros and Cons
3:30 – 4:00 Symptomatic Male Breast
4:00 End of Session
8:00 – 9:00 AM Radiology/Pathology Exchange
Charles D. Sturgis, M.D.
9:00 – 9:45 Pitfalls and Pearls in Post Operative Imaging
9:45 – 10:45 Case Review: Malignant
10:45 – 11:15 Ductography
11:15 – 12:00 PM Case Review: Benign
12:00 End of Course
  Faculty and topics subject to change.