Common Cancers: What’s in the Genes? Understanding Genetics in Family Medicine

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Myriad Genetics, Inc

Learning Objectives

1. Utilize the most current evidence-based clinical practice recommendations and guidelines for genetic testing for hereditary cancers.
2. Become aware of the utilization of multi-gene panels for complete and cost-effective screening.
3. Analyze the risks and benefits of genetic screening and counseling, including DTC testing.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
11/03/2017
Course expires: 
03/01/2021

Holly Pederson, MD Director, Medical Breast Program, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Ohio

This Enduring Material activity, It's All in the Genes: Genetic Testing and Counseling in Family Medicine, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Term of approval begins 03/01/2019.  Term of approval is for 2 year(s) from this date.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/03/2017
Course expires: 
03/01/2021
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