CPD Accreditation – Continuing Professional Development, known as CPD, is vital for professional development to further enhance your knowledge and skills.

BreastGlobal members can now gain “CPD Points. According to learning module type, the CPD credit points are calculated as :

  • Once you attend an CME/CPD approved event/audit a MOOCs, it will be awarded a number of CPD hours, based on the duration of the activity as
    one hour of educational content = one hour of CPD
  • Participants will have to submit an online survey/questionnaire/reflective commentary at the end of the webinar/module. Attendance certificates will be provided to participants who require them – with CPD

Instructions to Speakers

Step one: Writing an MCQ

  • Identify learning outcome to be assessed.
  • Use evidence based knowledge.
  • Pose a clear question to the student.
    • Use 5-options as bullet points. (All options should belong to the same
      category e.g. pathology, anatomy and surgery. Options should all be
      feasible.)
    • Include clearly favored answer.
    • The question should pass the cover up test. (The presenter should cover up all the options and be able to answer the questions).

Step two: Writing a clinical scenario

  • Write a clinical scenario i.e. A 35-year-old patient presents with ………..
  • You can choose scenario’s, which you have come across in your own practice.
  • Compose lead in question. (What is the most likely….. What will be the most
    appropriate management option…..)
  • You then need 5-potential options.
  • Indicate the correct answer.
  • Use evidence based knowledge.
  • Pose a clear question to the student.

Step Three: Tips on writing

MCQ example:

  1. A 31-year-old presents with a lump in her left breast.On examination she was noted to have a vague 2.5 cm, hard, irregular mass in the outer quadrant region of the left breast, with overlying skin tethering.
    What is the most likely diagnosis?
    (a)Abscess
    (b)Focal nodularity
    (c)Fibroadenoma
    (d)Cyst
    (e)Cancer
    ANSWER: E
  2. A 38-year-old woman presented with a 4 cm mass behind her left nipple areola complex, which on triple assessment showed a 4 cm Grade III, HER2 positive, ER positive cancer. Ultra-sound of the axilla was normal.Following completion of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy the patient was noted to have a 2 cm. residual mass just behind her left nipple. Repeat ultra-sound of the axilla showed no evidence of involved lymph nodes. The patient is keen on breast conserving surgery.What is the most likely surgical option you would offer this patient?
    (a)Round block wide local excision
    (b)Superior pedicle
    (c)Therapeutic mammoplasty
    (d)Grissoti flap
    (e)LICAP flap
    ANSWER: D