Frequently asked questions about dbt and mqsa is digital breast tomosynthesis how do the mqsa “new modality” training requirements apply to. Large multicenter studies demonstrate that digital breast tomosynthesis reduces call back and increases breast cancer detection the mqsa and fda require documented. Achieving quality imaging offers mammography training seminars and continuing education courses in mammography throughout the united states. Categorical courses breast breast imaging course september 28–29, 2018 earn up to 1525 ama pra category 1 credits tm course description this course will. Syllabus was graciously handed to me, we are traveling yesterday, digital breast was in the back of the initial training.
Digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) is an exciting new application of digital mammography recently approved by the fda dbt is a three-dimensional technology that. This online interactive course, meets the fda eight-hour training requirement for tomosynthesis interpretations leading breast radiologists provide didactic. Breast tomosynthesis is an advanced type of mammogram that can offer better cancer detection, fewer call backs and greater peace of mind it is our standard protocol. Before hologic’s 3d digital mammography system can become a commercial product on the us market, the company must develop a program to train physicians on how to.
Training provided by hologic learning edge hologic understands the challenges of staying current in the ever-changing practice of medicine. Digital breast tomosynthesis is considered investigational and not medically necessary for the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. High definition breast tomosynthesis – empire technology for unprecedented clarity and insight for visualization of tomosynthesis in both 2d and 3d.
The ge breast tomosynthesis training is an online service training course designed for participants who are senographe essential trained. This course will fulfill the fda-mandated training requirement for 8 hours of training in digital breast tomosynthesis and provide of the breast tomosynthesis. Mqsa and acr digital breast tomosynthesis digital breast tomosynthesis obtain 8 hours of new modality training prior to. Dbt 3d digital breast tomosynthesis training guidelines mqsa does not require that the 8-hour dbt training be in the form of ce credits the technologist must have 8.
Initial modality training for mqsa- tomosynthesis, ultrasound, mri cme for your inspection cycle: choose from collections targeted to meet your needs, or. Note 1: under mqsa, 8 hours of new modality training obtained on any dbt system, or general dbt training, is considered sufficient to meet the mqsa new modality.