Using Family History to Inform Management
Practice determining appropriate management for a patient based on family history risk stratification.ACCESS MODULE +
One in ten individuals has a family history of cancer that needs further investigation.
Do you know which of your patients these are?
Genetic testing can help prevent or diagnose cancer early, but not everyone is a good candidate.
Do you know which of your patients are likely to benefit from genetic testing?
Individuals with increased cancer risk should have earlier and more frequent screening.
How do you identify which of your patients would benefit and what the screening schedule should be?
This on-demand, interactive program consists of 11 modules on cancer genetics that are 15 minutes, case-based and help build clinical skills and impact patient care. Topics include assessing cancer risk using family history information, managing patients with increased cancer risk, genetic testing for breast cancer, genetic testing for colon cancer, and many others. You can earn continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CE) credit for each module for FREE!
The following activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and The Jackson Laboratory. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates the enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (per module). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The continuing nursing education activities were approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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