The Breast Course 2013 is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and has been approved for a maximum of 25 credit hours.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Physicians should claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation services do not imply endorsement by the accrediting bodies of opinions presented during this activity.
We believe strongly that in order to learn, there is no better teacher than experience. This is why we hire the best instructors - experts in the field with a proven track record of scientific and clinical achievement; propose interactive and innovative workshops - complete with hands-on workshops where you get to try out with real instruments the procedures you just discussed.
Whether or not you believe exactly the numbers in the "Learning Pyramid" shown below, no one will refute that this progression is intuitively correct. At any one of our course, we propose instruction which is both active and passive, visual and auditory, as well as provide instant feedback via electronic voting or expert interaction. There is no disputing that this level of engagement from the participant is far greater than at any other typical conference, and is generally noted in after-course report as one of the greatest strength of our educational curriculum.
Our approach is interdisciplinary, and hence we welcome all breast professionals from many disciplines:
At the end of The Breast Course, the participant should be able to:
In particular, participants will be able to:
At the end of specific plenaries the participants will be able to:
At the end of the Practicum workshops participants will be able to:
During The Breast Course, you will be asked to evaluate the speakers and panelists using our questionnaires.