Course Directors:

Jorge Soto, MD
Professor of Radiology,
Boston University School of Medicine

O. Clark West, MD, FACR
Professor and Vice Chair,
Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston Medical School

Manickam “Nicks” Kumaravel, MD
Director, Musculoskeletal Imaging,
Sports, Orthopedic and Emergency Imaging,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston Medical School

Douglas S. Katz, MD, FACR
Director, Body CT and
Vice Chair, Department of Radiology,
Winthrop-University Hospital
Professor of Clinical Radiology,
SUNY at Stony Brook

Continuing Education

2 Days




Course Overview

This course will provide increased knowledge of the technical and clinical aspects of breast ultrasound as well as practical hands-on training of ultrasound imaging of the breast. An overview of the basic principles and techniques utilized in breast ultrasound will be presented. This course will be helpful for mammographers and sonographers who are directly involved in breast imaging and physicians whose practice includes women’s health. Participants should have an understanding of the basic concepts of mammography. If you are a mammographer looking for training in breast ultrasound or a sonographer wanting to review basic breast imaging skills, this course is for you. Sonologists and physicians wanting to learn breast ultrasound techniques would also benefit from this course.

This course will utilize a combination of lecture sessions and hands-on positioning workshops taught by an experienced sonographer and technologist. Instruction in patient scanning is stressed with hands-on demonstrations using clinical ultrasound scanners, tissue equivalent breast phantoms and live models.

Target Attendees:
Mammographers and Sonographers.

# of participants:
Maximum 20