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Addressing Whole-Genome Sequencing and Breast Cancer in Primary Care

Addressing Whole-Genome Sequencing and Breast Cancer in Primary Care

Format

Monograph

Time to Complete

45 minutes

Released

January 10, 2019

Expires

January 10, 2020
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Maximum Credits

0.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Accredited Provider


This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education.

Program Description

A goal of whole-gene sequencing (WGS) is to provide clinicians with data that can support diagnostic and treatment guidance not possible before; primary care clinicians are now able to use it to educate and counsel patients regarding disease risks and treatment options, so that patients and families can participate in the decision-making process to facilitate optimal care. The purpose of this article is to educate and equip primary care clinicians to understand and implement clinical practice guidelines and to guide decision-making involving WGS on the part of patients undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Intended Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care health care professionals who will treat patients with or at risk for breast cancer.

Educational Objectives

After completing the activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Summarize familial whole-genome sequencing genetic mutations associated with breast cancer
  • Describe evidence-based screening and treatment recommen-dations for clinicians and patients alike

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Haymarket Medical Education (HME) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. HME resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.

Faculty

Tammy Walker-Smith, DNP, MHA, MSN, APRN, FNP
Texas A&M University
Corpus Christi, Texas

Ms. Walker-Smith has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Christina Murphey, PhD, RNC-OB
Texas A&M University
Corpus Christi, Texas

Dr. Murphey has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jessica L. Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL
Texas A&M University
Corpus Christi, Texas

Ms. Peck has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accredited Provider Disclosures

Nick Zittell
Director, Grant and Content Development Haymarket Medical Education
Paramus, NJ

Mr. Zittell has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

HME staff involved in the review of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

0.75

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Haymarket Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Haymarket Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  .  Physicians should claim only the credit commen-surate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Credit Information

Physician Assistant Continuing Education
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 0.75 Category 1 Credit for completing this activity.

Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  from organizations accredited by ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This CME activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a clinician relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition.

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the view of Haymarket Medical Education. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact:
For CME – cmequestions@haymarketmedical.com

Instructions

To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

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