50th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Cancer Conference: Breast Cancer

Milwaukee, WI US
March 17, 2018

The options for diagnosing, treating and managing cancer are constantly evolving. The primary care provider is an essential partner in the diagnosis and management of cancer. This knowledge-based conference is designed to present new developments in the diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer by experts in their respective fields. Physicians, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals will be presented with a review of recent data of the epidemiology, screening, diagnosis, staging, prognostic indicators and multimodality, evidence-based management of breast cancer.

This meeting is being supported by Genomic Health
 
 
 
 

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

  • Determine current recommendations for breast cancer screening in general public and high risk populations.
  • Describe surgical treatment by cancer stage. The learner will be able to identify the rational for different surgeries for breast cancer.
  • Discuss the role of radiation therapy in the management of breast cancer. The learner will be able to articulate which patients are appropriate for radiation therapy and the expected results.
  • Describe the current role of systemic therapy in early and advanced breast cancer disease. The learner will be able to describe a practical knowledge of the effectiveness of current treatments in terms of disease free progression and disease free survival/cure.
  • Identify long term and late effects of breast cancer treatments related to survivorship issues. The learner will be able to describe late term effects and the interventions used to mitigate them.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Mary Kissinger
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 649-7250
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
03/06/2018
Course expires: 
05/16/2018
Event starts: 
03/17/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/17/2018 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Italian Community Center
631 E. Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
Italian Community Center
631 E. Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5916
414-223-2180
Program Planning Committee
Paul Ritch, MD - Chairman
Lynn Czaplewski, MSN - Vice Chairman
Gerald Kallas, MD - Treasurer
Mary Kissinger, BS, CTR
Deanna M. Birling, MSN, ANP-B AONP
Charles Bomzer, MD
Joseph Bovi, MD
Beth Brunner, ACSB.J. Gruling, RPh
B.J. Gruling, RPh
Julie Jensen, RN, MSN, C-ANP
Thomas Jensen, MD
Kirk Ludwig, MD
Laura Raftery, MD
Carrie Riccobono, MSN, RN, ACNSBC, OCN
 

Presenters

Robert Smith, MD; American Cancer Society
Hanadi Bu-Ali, MD; Virginia Piper Cancer Institute
Jonathan Strauss, MD; Northwestern University
Rita Nanda, MD; University of Chicago
Douglas Yee, MD; University of Minnesota
Sailaja Kamaraju, MD; Medical College of Wisconsin
 
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclosure except the following:
NameCompanyRole
Jonathan Strauss, MDAmerican Imaging ManagementAdvisory Committee
 
In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
 
 
 
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Southeastern Wisconsin Cancer Conference. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 

AMA PRA Designation Statement 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/06/2018
Course expires: 
05/16/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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