Genetic Testing in Cancer Patients: A Case Illustration – SPOC
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.
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.
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
Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ashlynn Messmore, CGC, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Genetics
Jaime Richardson, BA, RN, BSN, OCN, CCRP
This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.
The course offers only general participation certificates.
- 1.00 Participation