This non-CME course is designed primarily for the breast fellow with little or no prior experience in diagnostic or interventional breast ultrasound. The participant will be exposed to the basics in ultrasound physics, scanning techniques, and the interpretation of the characteristics of benign vs malignant focal breast lesions.
In addition, through both didactic and hands-on modules, the basics of intervention for diagnosis, core biopsy pathology, cryoablation and the use of intraoperative ultrasound will be covered. The faculty will share their personal experiences of integrating breast ultrasound into a surgical practice. This course will function as a comprehensive review for those individuals preparing for certification.*
*This course will be accepted as the all-day hands-on element for the fellows breast ultrasound and stereotactic certification tracks. Further details regarding this new program will be made available to all fellows and program directors soon.