Cancer Genetic Testing Update 2014: Panel Testing and Beyond for the Community Clinician (RP1408C)
The purpose of this program is to evaluate the most current information regarding cancer genetic testing.
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.
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
Keith Argenbright, M.D.
Director, Moncrief Cancer Institute
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
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.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.75 AMA
- 1.75 Attendance
- 0.25 Ethics