Genomics/Genetics
5.25
credits/contact hours

Learn From the Experts About Collaborative Practice in the Management of Cancer Patients

Do you treat patients with lung, breast, ovarian, colon, or pancreatic cancers? Stay up to date on the expanding role of genomic testing and genetic counseling in the oncology setting. Through cases based on real patients, learn about the implications of testing results in the treatment of several disease states and how to effectively share this information with patients and family members.

Baltimore, MD • September 9

Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel

300 S. Charles St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role genetic testing and counseling play in the oncology setting.
  • Discuss the difference in germline and somatic gene mutation and make appropriate recommendations for counseling.
  • Identify key elements of the patient/family history for genetic counseling referral and/or genetic testing.
  • Apply the various patient communication tools to convey pertinent information on genetic testing and counseling.

REGISTRATION FEE

  Member Non-Member
Registration $25.00 $50.00

AGENDA

8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am Overview of Genomics/Genetics – 0.50 Contact Hours
  • When to refer a patient to a genetic counselor
  • How can the AP overcome certain patient barriers to access genetic testing and counseling?
9:15 am Introduction to Germline mutations – 0.75 Contact Hours
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Multiplex Panel Testing: The Complexities of Laboratory Choice, Result Interpretation, and Pre/Post Test Counseling - 0.50 Contact Hours
10:45 am Introduction to Somatic gene mutations – 0.75 Contact Hours
11:30 am Case Studies in Breast Cancer – 0.50 Contact Hours
12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:45 pm Case Studies in Somatic Tumor Testing (including cases in NSCLC, Breast Cancer, and Colon Cancer) – 0.50 Contact Hours
1:15 pm Case Studies in Ovarian Cancer – 0.50 Contact Hours
1:45 pm Break
2:00 pm Case Studies in Endometrial Cancer – 0.50 Contact Hours
2:30 pm Case Studies in Colon Cancer – 0.50 Contact Hours
3:00 pm Reflections on the day – 0.25 Contact Hours
3:15 pm Program adjourns

*Program times are subject to change.

Baltimore, MD • September 9

Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel

300 S. Charles St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

Register Now

ACCREDITATION


Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology, Harborside Medical Education, and the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology. The Annenberg Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 5.0 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Pharmacists: The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been assigned ACPE Universal Program 0797-9999-17-035-L04-P.

This program is designated for up to 5.0 contact hours (0.500 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

PAs: 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 5.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Support provided by an educational grant from Foundation Medicine, Inc.

This CE/CME/CEU accredited conference is jointly provided by