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Continuing Medical Education

Please click the link below to register for the CME lecture "Breast Cancer Treatment Trends Update 2016” 

Presented by: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Sponsored by: Washington University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education

Course Topics and Speakers: 

Personalized Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
Catherine Young, MD, JD
Clinical Instructor
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

Management of the High Risk Patient and Considerations for Genetic Testing
Amy E. Cyr, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Course Objectives:

The intended result of this activity is to provide primary care, OB/GYN, and oncology physicians with enhanced knowledge/competence, performance and patient outcomes. After completion of this course, participants should be able to: 
  • List the additional imaging modalities and screening programs that can be offered to patients at high-risk for developing breast cancer.
  • Describe personalized risk assessment programs that are available and beneficial to patients.
  • Interpret and explain results of assessments to patients, and understand the appropriate referral process.
  • Describe management of the high risk patient and considerations for genetic testing.
  • Describe the various caveats and implications of genetic testing that should be considered and discussed when counseling patients.

1.0 AMA PRA Category One Credit
Accreditation:
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Event Date: Wed., Oct. 12, 2016   |   Registration: 6:30 p.m.   |   Course & Dinner: 7– 8:30 p.m. 

Location: Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 1855 South Lindbergh, Plaza Frontenac, St. Louis, MO 63131. Click here for a map with directions.

Registration due: Please register by Oct. 5, 2016. For additional information, please contact: Barbara Manisco at 314.454.7209 or email: Barbara.Manisco@bjc.org

Cost: Registration is complimentary. However, maximum enrollment has been established, and registration slots are limited.

To Register:

  • Click the link below and you will enter a secure site for Washington University CME registration.
  •  If this is your first time on this Washington University CME site, you will need to create a new account (this will be near the bottom of the page). 
  • Questions? Please contact: Barbara Manisco at 314.454.7209 or email: Barbara.Manisco@bjc.org

Please click here to register for the CME lecture "Breast Cancer Treatment Trends Update 2016"

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Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

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