Is It Malignant? Is It Benign? A Pathology and Surgery Discussion
This session provides practitioners with insight into the relationship between pathology and surgery and how pathology results impact surgical treatment planning. This interview-style course translates pathological diagnosis and clarifies how surgeons use pathological findings to guide care.
Original Release Date: December 2016
Review Date: December 2021
Family Medicine Physicians, Ob/Gyns, Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Students, Residents, Social Workers, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses and Laboratory Personnel.
- Evaluate the relationship between pathology and surgery and how pathology results impact further surgical procedures in breast cancer patients.
- Describe current concepts of breast pathology — including benign, premalignant and malignant — and the recommendations for further treatment associated with each pathological diagnosis.
Starr K. Mautner, M.D.
Baptist Health Breast Center
Miami Cancer Institute
Christian Otrakji, M.D.
Pathology Associates of South Miami
South Miami Hospital Department of Pathology
Starr K. Mautner, M.D., and Christian Otrakji, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and have indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. .
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.
- 1.00 ABIM MOC II
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy