Baptist Health International Conference Series: Past, Present and Future of Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment

July 12, 2017

Genetic testing can help estimate a people’s chances of developing cancer in their lifetime based on changes and mutations in their genetic pedigree. It is important for physicians to identify appropriate patients to refer for a genetic cancer risk assessment (GCRA). During this conference participants will be able to summarize the benefits and limitations of surveillance and risk management options for cancer predisposition syndromes.

Target Audience

General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Oncologists, Medical Oncologists,  Hospitalists, Nurses and all other interested healthcare professionals.  

Learning Objectives

  • Identify appropriate patients to refer for a genetic cancer risk assessment (GCRA).
  • Explain the GCRA process and recognize the changing landscape of genetic testing – syndrome-driven versus multi-gene panels.
  • Summarize the benefits and limitations of surveillance and risk management options for cancer predisposition syndrome. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
02/01/2017
Course expires: 
10/27/2017
Event starts: 
07/12/2017 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
07/12/2017 - 2:30pm
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2017
Course expires: 
10/27/2017
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