Skip to main content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Genetic Testing in Cancer Patients — PCC Lecture

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Genetic Testing in Cancer Patients – Jaime Richardson, BA, RN, BSN, OCN, CCRP, Ashlynn Messmore, MS, and Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP — Wednesday, January 13th at Noon (Patient Centered Care)
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture

 

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

Ashlynn Messmore, MS

Ashlynn Messmore, MS

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

Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Amber Cipriani, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

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

 

Genetic Testing
in Cancer Patients

 

Lecture Description

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define somatic and germline genetic testing and describe their role 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

 

Register to Attend via Zoom Webinar

 

Free Continuing Education credits:
CNE (ANCC), ACPE, and ASRT


To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit
for this Live Lecture:

  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
    • by using Zoom (registration link above) or
    • by going to a designated site.
  • Attendees must use Zoom video so they can see the slides and video components of the presentation!
  • Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit!
  • After the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
  • The Live Activity Evaluation Instructions (LAEI) and password is provided after the lecture to those who attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
    • At a designated site, the site coordinator will provide the LAEI.
    • With Zoom Webinar, an email containing a link to the LAEI will be sent within 24 hours of the lecture
  • You have 7 days from the date of the lecture to complete your electronic evaluation and claim a certificate of credit.

Lecture Resources:

 

UNCLCN Site Coordinators:

 

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in about a month.
  • Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
January 13
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
, ,

Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu