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Breast Density Notification: Information for Primary Care Providers - Module 1 Breast Density on Mammography

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Release Date: Mon, 1/1/18
Termination Date: Mon, 5/31/21
Credits: 0.5
Description: The goal of this on-line education activity is to familiarize primary care providers with the concept of breast density, the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law, and the related implications.

Link to Course:
Breast Density on Mammography
Educational Objectives: This course will help primary care providers, physician assistants, and advance practice nurses understand the new law, how to properly risk stratify and counsel women with dense breasts on mammography, and how to implement their understanding and counseling into their practice.

Upon completion of this CME module, participants will:
  • Be familiar with the origin and current status of breast density legislation
  • Understand what breast density is, how it is assessed, and how it is reported
  • Apply understanding of risk conferred from breast density to a personalized assessment of a woman's breast cancer risk
  • Be able to counsel patients in the advantages and disadvantages of supplemental breast imaging after mammography
Target Audience: This self-study activity is appropriate for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and advanced practice nurses as well as other clinical personnel managing patients screened for breast cancer.
Accreditation Information:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was released in June 2015, with credit available through June 2018. The activity was reviewed for currency of content in June 2018 and availability of credit extended through May 2021. Continuation of credit from that date depends on a thorough review of the content currency and accuracy.

Additional Info: Instructor:
Renee W. Pinsky, MD

Planning Committee:
Cheryl T. Lee, MD
Caren M. Stalburg, MD, MA
Renee W. Pinsky, MD
Mark Helvie, MD
Julie ReBeau, BAA

Financial Disclosure Information:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.50
Participation: 0.50