Plastic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer
This course provides an overview of available breast reconstruction surgical techniques so that you are prepared to answer any questions your patients with a recent breast cancer diagnosis may have about life after diagnosis. The key to optimal outcomes is to consider breast reconstruction early on in the surgical treatment planning process. Plastic surgeon Max L. Polo, M.D., will address these questions and best next-steps for your patients.
Original Release Date: December 2016
Review Date: December 2021
Family Medicine Physicians, Ob/Gyns, Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Students, Residents, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers and Laboratory Personnel.
- Explain patient selection criteria for available breast reconstruction procedures.
- Summarize the risks and benefits of available breast reconstruction procedures.
Max L. Polo, M.D.
Baptist, Doctors and South Miami Hospitals
Max L. Polo, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has 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.
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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.25 General certificate of attendance
- 1.20 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
- 1.25 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