Key Words: Breast Cancer, Oncology
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
- Medical Residents
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Recognize and identify the importance of the multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients with malignant breast disease and ensure the input of providers across the spectrum of treatment modalities, including surgery, systemic therapy, radiation therapy, reconstructive surgery and ancillary services.
- Enhance the competency of learners for the work-up and evaluation of patients with malignant breast disease, including the appropriate use of imaging technology and services of the Pathology Department.
- Discuss and assist implementation of new treatment protocols for the multidisciplinary treatment of breast cancer and ensure care is delivered in compliance with quality guidelines established by regulatory and accrediting bodies such as NAPBC, QOPI, ACR and the American Cancer Society.
- Educate attendees about current areas of controversies in management of breast cancer, discuss clinical trials that attempt address those controversies, and identify patients that might benefit from enrollment in clinical trials.
Adam Currey, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Adam Currey
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.