Breast Imaging Education Day

CAMRT Breast Imaging Education Day

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Breast Imaging Specialists – join the back-to-school rush with a CAMRT Education Day!


CAMRT’s Breast Imaging Education Day, presented in association with Hologic

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

11:00 -16:30 EST

5 Category A Credits* 

Registration is free for CAMRT members!

$75 for non-members

CAMRT is presenting a special virtual Breast Imaging Education Day sponsored by Hologic. On Sept 17, join leaders who specialize in breast imaging diverse populations from the comfort of your own home. Develop a deeper understanding of breast imaging guidelines, build interpretative skills in image evaluation and enhance your knowledge of mammography accreditation. CAMRT Members register *free* thanks to our Hologic partners! $75 for non-members.

Detailed program below


Why attend?

  • Gain up to 5 Category A CPD credits by attending live!
  • Be part of lively Q&A sessions after the presentations.
  • Sharpen your skills
  • On-demand access will be available after the event.



  • Discuss quality guidelines and requirements for breast imaging and CAR-MAP program
  • Develop interpretive skill in image evaluation
  • Better understand clinical indications in emerging breast imaging practice
  • Identify strategies for providing culturally safe care in breast imaging

CAMRT Members register *free* thanks to our sponsor, Hologic!


Times listed in EDT

Time**  Topic 



Block One

Welcome and Opening Remarks  

Session 1:   

Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Mammography Accreditation Program (MAP) 

Presenter: Marc Venturi (MBA) 

Learning Objectives:

– Identify how you can help improve medical imaging
– Grasp the difficulties of AI adoption in your field
– Understand the mammography accreditation program from a non-technologist perspective
– Gain perspective on technical versus clinical criteria in medical imagery

12:10-12:20 BREAK 
12:20-1:05  Block Two

Session 2:   

Clinical Image Assessment (CARMAP Program)

Presenter: Dr Nancy Wadden, Clinical Professor of Radiology, Memorial University 

Learning Objectives:

– Identify the criteria used to determine pass or failure and the reasoning behind each criterion
– Recognize the elements that constitute a well-positioned mammogram


Session 3: 

Developing Breast Cancer Screening Quality Indicators to Measure Progress at the pan-Canadian system-level

Presenter: Gregory Doyle (MBA), Breast Screening Expert Advisor and Breast Network Chair 

Learning Objectives:

– Understand the Partnership’s partner-led approach to the development of breast screening programmatic quality indicators
– Provide an overview of newly refreshed key programmatic indicators for breast cancer screening

1:05-1:25  BREAK 
Block Three

Session 4:  

Breast Cancer Screening: Improving Health Outcomes in Underserved Populations

Panel: Raman Verma, Lisa Woodtke, Andrea Miville (facilitated by Ellen O. Alie)

Learning Objectives:

– Describe factors influencing screening rates of immigrant and racialized populations in Canada
– Describe quality improvement approaches to increase screening participation
– Support initiatives within home organizations to improve access to care for all patients

2:20-2:30 BREAK 
2:30-4:30  Block Four

Session 5:  

Contrast Enhanced Mammography (CEM)

Presenter: Dr Anat Kornecki 

Learning Objectives:

– Identify the uses of this relatively new tool in breast imaging
– Evaluate the use of MRI versus contrast enhanced mammography
– Discuss future trends in the clinical use of contrast enhanced mammography
– Highlight biopsy options for lesions detected by contrast enhanced mammography alone


Session 6:

Contrast Enhanced Mammography – Implementation of a Program

Presenter: Dr Anat Kornecki and Sandra McFarlane RTR, CBI, CBID 

Learning Objectives:

– Describe the basic physics of contrast mammography
– Understand the requirements needed to start a contrast program
– Outline the steps required to train for IV insertion
– Identify the solutions and challenges of starting a contrast program
– Understand financial considerations of a contrast program
– Review positioning tips for contrast mammography
– Describe steps needed to implement effective contrast biopsy

Session 7: 

The Technologist’s Role in Breast Imaging Correlation 

Lisa Dovgalev MRTR, CBIS, ARDMS(BR) 

Learning Objectives:

– Learn how to ask the right questions and communicate pertinent clinical findings using effective language
– Review the fundamentals of localization of mammography findings for ultrasound correlation
– Understand the important role mammography positioning plays in the diagnosis of breast cancer through case studies
– Become a collaborator with sonographers and help answer the question from a callback mammogram

Closing Remarks

* Final credit approval confirmed upon final schedule  

**Final timeline subject to change. Each session will be followed by question periods