Lumpectomy - CST42


by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD
(4.6 / 404 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (1.25 CE Credit)

Price: $5.00
CE-PRO Price: $2.50


Lumpectomy is the surgical standard of care today for many breast lesions. Increasingly, surgeons are performing lumpectomy procedures, either with or without wire placement, rather than radical mastectomy. The decision is based upon the size of the tumor. CSTs & CSFAs need continuing education hours to increase their knowledge about this procedure.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists with information about lumpectomy, when it is performed and its potential complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss indications and contraindications for a lumpectomy
  • Name the complications of lumpectomy
  • Review how a lumpectomy is performed

Approval Information
This course is approved for surgical techs from June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
This continuing education activity is approved for 1.25 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are included in enduring materials.

Course Originally Released on: 2/3/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/17/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Marcia C - Greeley, CO  ·  Sep 15, 2019
Good to know when talking with people who have had lumpectomies
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Edward H - litchfield pk, AZ  ·  Aug 15, 2019
yes can complete for more info
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Ana Marcela B - Bridgeport, CT  ·  Aug 04, 2019
This course was a great experience to remember a procedure that a long time ago I haven't had the opportunity to be part of that surgery team.
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Tabitha P - Niagara Falls, NY  ·  Jul 29, 2019
very informational and direct and to the point
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Demetrios S - Glen Burnie, MD  ·  Jul 26, 2019
This is an excellent source to obtain CEUS.
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