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2015 Radioactive Seed Localized Breast Surgery

Course description

LOCATION:  Lunch is being held in the Regency Room, Kahler Hotel

This workshop is designed to teach the technique of radioguided breast surgery utilizing an I-125 radioactive seed in place of a localization wire for the surgical management of breast disease, including cancer. The workshop will consist of didactic lectures, as well as an optional hands-on skills session. 

Topics include: Radiation Safety Issues and Protocols, Coding and Billing, How to Begin a Seed Program at Your Institution, and Lessons Learned: How-to Stay Out of Trouble.

Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe advantages of a radioactive seed localized procedure.
  • Outline the steps needed to implement a radioactive seed localized breast program at participants’ institutions.
  • Apply techniques of radioactive seed placement and radioactive seed localized breast surgery.

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Registration Fees

The registration fee includes tuition, printed course syllabus, Lunch with Faculty, and afternoon break refreshments. Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration form. Please present the confirmation letter when checking in at the meeting registration desk.

Registration Fee: $525
Maintenance of Certification Credit: $60

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)
This activity meets the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

Self-assessment credits towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program
This course will be offering optional CME and self-assessment credits towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.  Registrants are able to earn credits for the self-assessment, in addition to the live event.  The self-assessment will be available online after the course.  An 80% overall score must be achieved to receive credit and the self-assessment can be taken a total of two times.  The additional self-assessment credits include time to review the course material, take the self-assessment, review your individual report, identify gaps, and look up information from any of the references or other resources.

Unable to Attend in Person?
DVD is also available that includes all the same content as the live course. $295 ($50 for each additional user to claim credit)

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Location
The Radioactive Seed and Localized Breast Surgery Workshop will be held Friday, July 24, 2015. Check-in and lunch with Faculty will begin at 11:30 a.m. on the first floor of the Kahler Hotel in Elizabethan Ballroom. For the remainder of the workshop, course headquarters will be located in Crisp Lecture Hall on the 19th floor (19-101) of the Gonda Building, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota. Meeting facilities are easily accessible by skyway and pedestrian subway, which connect Mayo Clinic to shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Travel
Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is serviced by the Rochester International Airport (RST) at www.flyrst.com. Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The airport is located approximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus.

Flying through the Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport (MSP) is another convenient option. (www.mspairport.com) There are several shuttle services and town cars that provide direct service to the Mayo Clinic and surrounding area. Travel time is approximately 75 minutes.

Mayo Clinic’s appointed travel company, Ultramar Travel, is available to assist with your travel arrangements. To make your reservation, phone Ultramar Travel toll-free at 1-866-629-6885.

Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Lodging Accommodations
Area hotels are easily accessible and eager to accommodate your needs. Many downtown hotels are connected by pedestrian skyway and subway to conference facilities, downtown shops, and restaurants. You may wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau website and/orRochester 411 for accommodation options and area information.

Target audience: 

This workshop is intended to provide surgeons, radiologists, radiation safety officers, and office managers with the knowledge and techniques to offer radioactive guided breast surgery in their respective communities.

Learning objectives: 

Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe advantages of a radioactive seed localized procedure.
  • Outline the steps needed to implement a radioactive seed localized breast program at participants’ institutions.
  • Apply techniques of radioactive seed placement and radioactive seed localized breast surgery.

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Event date:

Starts: 
07/24/2015 - 11:30am
Ends: 
07/24/2015 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester , MN 55905
United States
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Credits & accreditation
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Faculty & disclosure

Judy Boughey, M.D.
Jeffrey Brunette, CHP
Jodi M. Carter, M.D., Ph.D.
Amy C. Degnim, M.D.
Robert T. Fazzio, M.D., Ph.D.
James W. Jakub, M.D.
Robert W. Maxwell, M.D.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Event starts: 
07/24/2015 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
07/24/2015 - 5:30pm

Enrollments are closed.

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