Genetic Testing in Cancer Patients: A Case Illustration

This talk aims to provide a general background on the breadth and application of genetic testing in cancer patients. We will also provide strategies for communicating with patients about the necessity and utilization of testing, by presenting sample patient cases to demonstrate these approaches.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

Define somatic and germline genetic testing 

Describe the roles of somatic and germline genetic testing in cancer care

Discuss best ways to communicate genetic information to help bridge the language gap between providers and patients

Explain the process of utilizing genetic testing to select optimal cancer treatment
 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
04/14/2021
Course expires: 
04/13/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Photo of Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP 

Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Clinical Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Photo of Ashlynn Messmore, CGC, MS 

Ashlynn Messmore, CGC, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Genetics
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Photo of Jaime Richardson, BA, RN, BSN, OCN, CCRP 

Jaime Richardson, BA, RN, BSN, OCN, CCRP

Nurse Coordinator
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, Ashlynn Messmore, CGC, MS, and Jaime Richardson, BA, RN, BSN, OCN, CCRP, have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

The Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approved by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for ACPE.

Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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