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.
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC point 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 points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
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., have indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors