3rdAnnual Hereditary Cancer Symposium
for Health Care Providers
After attending the symposium, participants should be able to:
- Implement guidelines to assess and screen high-risk patients in daily practice (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Outcomes);
- Recognize and document key features associated with potential hereditary cancer predisposition adequately to refer at-risk patients for cancer assessment (Knowledge, Competence);
- Recognize and implement surgical interventions, screening protocols, and systemic therapies appropriate for specific hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes/genes (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
- Recognize impact of genetic testing results on the patient, psychosocially and medically, for current and long-term management (Knowledge, Competence);
- Identify a genetic counseling service delivery model that fits their clinical practice and implement a referral strategy (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
- Differentiate the utility of various genetic testing modalities commonly used related to oncology risk and care (Knowledge, Competence).
This Symposium should be of value to physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and oncology genetic counselors.
The goal of this symposium is to provide healthcare professionals with knowledge and skills resulting in the ability to improve patient care.