Advances in Care for the New Millennium: 20th Anniversary BRCA Gene Symposium

Los Angeles, California
Saturday, September 13, 2014


Advances in Care for the New Millennium: 20th Anniversary BRCA Gene Symposium
Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM (Pacific Time)

Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
8555 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90048
United States

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Target Audience
This educational activity is intended for healthcare providers who work with BRCA mutations including surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, obstetricians, gynecologists, primary care physicians,geneticists, genetic counselors, nurses, nurse practitioners and all others who are interested in BRCA related cancers.

Learning Objectives
The conference was designed to meet the following educational objectives based on the professional practice gaps identified during the planning of this program: 

  • List the ramifications of the Supreme Court decision to remove patent for BRCA testing.
  • Identify the various BRCA testing modalities and the options available through each test.
  • Identify appropriate patients that require BRCA testing and select the optimal time to conduct the test.
  • List the different targeted therapeutic approaches for BRCA+ patients.
  • Identify common screening methods used to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes.
  • List the risks associated with the new mutations that have been identified and recognize how they impact patient care.
  • Recognize the pros/cons, from a patient perspective, of all risk reducing strategies, which include surveillance, chemo prevention and surgery.

Accreditation Information
As an ACCME accredited provider, this activity will be planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the ACCME and Criteria 1-22 with the goal of providing participants with an innovative, interactive learning experience that represents the best in medical education.

Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Genetic Counselor CEUs
This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.  

*If you require a kosher lunch, please call (310) 423-5548 by Friday, September 5, 2014.


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