Early Detection of Breast Cancer in the Primary Care Setting
Early Detection of Breast Cancer inthe Primary Care SettingFriday, October 12, 2012
Course DirectorRalph T. Wynn, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology, ColumbiaUniversity College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New YorkColumbia University Medical Center Faculty &NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital StaffElise Desperito, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical RadiologyLauren C. Friedlander, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical RadiologyVictoria Lee Mango, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical RadiologyProgram Description & ObjectivesConflicting screening mammography guidelines continue to confuse primarycare providers and patients regarding the proper use of mammography for breastcancer screening. This program is intended for primary care providers who needcontinuing education on this and other issues regarding breast cancer surveillance.At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to: • Define proper ordering practices for breast imaging services. • Identify high risk patients and risk assessment tools. • Identify proper age groups for screening mammography. • Identify risk factors for breast cancer. • Identify risk assessment tools which are available to the patient and referent. • Identify the mammographic signs of breast cancer. • Discuss current state-of-the-art minimally invasive needle biopsy diagnosis.AcknowledgementThis course is funded by a grant from: The Avon Foundation
Friday, October 12, 2012 8:15 a.m. Registration; Continental Breakfast 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Ralph T. Wynn, M.D. 9:20 a.m. Natural History of Breast Cancer Ralph T. Wynn, M.D. 9:45 a.m. Basics of Mammographic Interpretation Elise Desperito, M.D. 10:15 a.m. Breast Ultrasound and MRI Lauren C. Friedlander, M.D. 10:45 a.m. Panel Discussion 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break 11:15 a.m. Common Breast Clinical Symptoms Victoria Lee Mango, M.D. 11:45 a.m. Risk Assessment Elise Desperito, M.D. 12:15 p.m. High Risk Screening Ralph T. Wynn, M.D. 12:45 p.m. Panel Discussion 1:15 p.m. Adjourn; Networking LunchAccreditation/Designation of CreditThe College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is accreditedby the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toprovide continuing medical education for physicians.The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for amaximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claimonly the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.CME credits from activities presented by ACCME accredited providers maybe used toward American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Category 2-Arequirements.
Additional InformationContact: Center for Continuing Medical Education Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 630 West 168th Street, Unit 39 New York, NY 10032 Telephone: (212) 305-3334 Fax: (212) 781-6047 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://ColumbiaCME.orgRegistration Space is Limited. Early Registration is Encouraged.By Mail:Complete the registration form and mail to: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Center for Continuing Medical Education 630 West 168th Street, Unit 39 New York, NY 10032By Fax:Registrants may fax the registration form to: (212) 781-6047On-line: http://columbiacme.org Telephone registrations and/or cancellations are not accepted.Americans with Disabilities ActThe Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons fully complieswith the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.Any participant with special needs must submit a written request to our office atleast one month prior to the course date.
Meeting Location The Education and Conference Center of the Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center 173 Fort Washington Avenue New York, NY 10032Parking is available at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia UniversityMedical Center parking lot, located on the southwest corner of Fort WashingtonAvenue and West 165th Street.TuitionTuition is free. Registration for the program includes the academic presentations,continental breakfast and lunch. Confirmation of registration will be sent uponreceipt of the registration form.Registration FormCOLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Breast Cancer(Please print or type)Last Name DegreeFirst Name Middle InitialAddressCity State ZipDaytime Phone Daytime Faxe-mailPlease note: Your e-mail address is used for critical information about the course including: registrationconfirmation, course evaluation and certificate. Please be sure to include an e-mail address you checkdaily or frequently.Institution Radiology PM 33 October 12, 2012 00001/3.75
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 630 West 168th Street, Unit 39 New York, New York 10032Early Detection of Breast Cancerin the Primary Care SettingFriday, October 12, 2012