Surgeons benefit from learning about advances in the field of surgery. We know of this as a professional practice gap based on surgery journals, websites, etc. There are new preoperative evaluations and surgical techniques that need to be learned in order to provide best patient care. The planning committee determines the topics to be presented based on what is the most current and relevant issues in this area of study.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- Allied Health Professionals
At the conclusion of this activity, I will understand:
- Demonstrate a better understanding of the current movement to preserve axillary lymph nodes, even in patients with limited metastatic disease in the sentinel lymph nodes.
- Better understand the role of diagnostics that identify personalized therapies that improve outcomes while limiting morbidities. For example, genomic testing that identifies patients whose tumor will not benefit from systemic chemotherapy and are spared the morbidity of such treatments.
- Be able to discuss the optimal use of local therapies in the treatment of DCIS.
Anthony Lucci, MD
In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, these relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.