Cancer Genetic Testing Update 2014: Panel Testing and Beyond for the Community Clinician (RP1408C)

Fort Worth, TX US
August 14, 2014

The purpose of this program is to evaluate the most current information regarding cancer genetic testing.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Hematology-Oncology, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology,  OB/GYN, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant, Registered Nurses, Residents, Cancer Researchers, Psychologists, Social Workers. 

Learning Objectives

After attending the symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Increase knowledge of the language and basic concepts of genetics, providing a conceptual framework for future reference.
  • Recognize the components of a tumor genomics report
  • Review how traits are inherited and how this assists in analyses
  • Discern ramifications of inherence, gene structure, function, and mutation, and some ethical issues related to genetic research and its applications
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 AMA
  • 1.75 Attendance
  • 0.25 Ethics
Course opens: 
08/01/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2014
Event starts: 
08/14/2014 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
08/14/2014 - 8:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Moncrief Cancer Institute
400 W. Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
United States

Course Director
Keith Argenbright, M.D.
Director, Moncrief Cancer Institute
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Presentations by:
Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, M.S., C.G.C.
Robyn Young, M.D.
Theodora Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
Megan Farley, M.C., C.G.C.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 1.75 AMA
  • 1.75 Attendance
  • 0.25 Ethics

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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