Breast Cryoablation & Biopsy: MRI, Ultrasound and Stereotactic Guidance - September 20, 2024

Houston, TX US
September 20, 2024

In-Person and Virtual attendance options are available. 

Presented by Houston Methodist

This activity provides learners with an overview of the use of cryoablation in the treatment of breast cancer. The activity covers the principles of cryoablation, patient selection, procedural techniques, safety and efficacy, and potential complications of the procedure. The goal of this activity is to equip learners with the knowledge necessary to incorporate cryoablation into their clinical practice as a treatment option for breast cancer.

Optional Hands-on Workshop

This activity also offers a workshop option that features ultrasound guided needle placement and ultrasound guided cryoablations of lesions. 

 

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE

FEE

Physician (virtual lecture only)

$175

Physician (In-person lecture only)

$300

Physician (In-person lecture + workshop)

$500

HM Physician (lecture only)

$175

HM Physician (lecture + workshop)

$400

HM Nurse (lecture)$45
HM Nurse (lecture + workshop)$75
HM Radiology Technologist (lecture only)$45
HM Radiology Technologist (lecture + workshop) $75

Allied Health Care Professional (virtual lecture only)

$75

Allied Health Care Professional (In-person lecture only)

$125

Allied Health Care Professional (In-person lecture + workshop)

$225

Resident / Fellow / Student (virtual lecture only)

$10

Resident / Fellow / Student (In-person lecture only)

$25

Resident / Fellow / Student (In-person lecture + workshop)

$50

Target Audience

Physicians, radiologists, oncologists, interventional surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents, and fellows will benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to: 

  • Identify the principles of cryoablation as a treatment option for breast cancer
  • Evaluate patient selection criteria for cryoablation in the context of breast cancer treatment
  • Discuss the procedural techniques, safety and efficacy, and potential complications associated with cryoablation as a treatment option for breast cancer
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 ABS MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 5.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

Course opens: 
05/08/2024
Course expires: 
10/20/2024
Event starts: 
09/20/2024 - 7:55am CDT
Event ends: 
09/20/2024 - 3:00pm CDT
Cost:
$500.00
Breast Cryoablation & Biopsy: MRI, Ultrasound and Seterotactic Guidance
Friday, September 20, 2024
TIMEPRESENTATIONSPEAKER
7:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast 
7:55 AMWelcome, Introduction, and Conference Overview Luz A. Venta, MD, FACR, FSBI
8:00 AMCryoablation for Breast Cancer: The BasicsLuz A. Venta, MD, FACR, FSBI
8:30 AMCryoablation for BC: The Memorial Sloan Kettering ExperianceYolanda Bryce, MD, RPVI
9:00 AMCryoablation: Abscopal Effect and Immune TherapyRobert C. Ward, MD
10:00 AMBreak 
10:15 AMIntegrating Cryoablation into Oncologic CarePolly Niravath, MD
10:45 AMStereotactic guidance for cryoablationModupe Adeyefa, MD
11:30 AMPost Cryoablation Pathological findingsMary Schwartz, MD
12:00 PMQuestions and Answers Panel Discussion; lunch and learn   Panel
1230 PMInterventional Breast Imaging: US, Stereo & MRI  Luz A. Venta, MD, FACR, FSBI
1:00 PMCryoablation - The Big Picture  Davood Abdollahain, MD
MITIE LAB
1:30 PMEscort Learners to MITIE
1:45 PMHands on Laboratory Cryoablation Procedure; MR & Ultrasound Guidance
3:00 PMAdjourn
* The lab portion is not certified for CE credit*
Houston Methodist (In-person and virtual attendance options are available)
Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium
Houston, TX 77030
United States

In-person attendance will be held in Houston Methodist Research Institute,  Houston, Texas 77030.

Virtual information will be provided to registered learners. 

Luz A. Venta, MD, FACR, FSBI – COURSE DIRECTOR
Professor of Clinical Radiology
Medical Director, Breast Care Centers
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

 

Physicians (Didactic Lectures Only) 

Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Houston Methodist designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ABS MOC

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward CME of the American Board of Surgery's Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity providers responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

ABIM MOC

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 ABS MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 5.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

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Price

Cost:
$500.00
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FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE

FEE

Physician (virtual lecture only)

$175

Physician (In-person lecture only)

$300

Physician (In-person lecture + workshop)

$500

HM Physician (lecture only)

$175

HM Physician (lecture + workshop)

$400

HM Nurse (lecture)$45
HM Nurse (lecture + workshop)$75
HM Radiology Technologist (lecture only)$45
HM Radiology Technologist (lecture + workshop) $75

Allied Health Care Professional (virtual lecture only)

$75

Allied Health Care Professional (In-person lecture only)

$125

Allied Health Care Professional (In-person lecture + workshop)

$225

Resident / Fellow / Student (virtual lecture only)

$10

Resident / Fellow / Student (In-person lecture only)

$25

Resident / Fellow / Student (In-person lecture + workshop)

$50