American Society of Clinical Oncology: e-Learning Course: Cancer Genetics Review

Questions help to identify the practical considerations for using genetic testing in oncology, as well as the molecular basis of hereditary susceptibility to cancer.


Type Course
CME Available Yes
Topic
Cost $34
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Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Physician

  • Family History
    • P-FH1H:   Personal and Professional Development
      • 1H2:   Maintain continuing medical education on matters of medical genetics
  • Genomic Testing
    • P-GT2A:   Patient Care
      • 2A1:   Discuss the indications for genomic testing - specifically the benefits, risks, and alternatives
    • P-GT2B:   Knowledge for Practice
      • 2B1:   Describe the major forms of genomic variability
      • 2B3:   Recognize that genomic tests require interpretation with respect to the patient’s clinical status (e.g., pathogenic, likely pathogenic, benign)
    • P-GT2C:   Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
      • 2C1:   Incorporate genomic findings into the health record and patient-care plan
    • P-GT2G:   Interprofessional Collaboration
      • 2G3:   Maintain a dialog with the clinical laboratory to ensure that the appropriate test(s) are ordered and interpreted in the context of the patient’s clinical status
    • P-GT2H:   Personal and Professional Development
      • 2H1:   Engage in continuing education regarding advances in genomic medicine and changing indications for and interpretation of genomic testing
  • Somatic Genomics
    • P-SG4A:   Patient Care
      • 4A1:   Identify or facilitate identification of patients who may benefit from genomic testing of tissue
      • 4A4:   Integrate genomic testing results into the patient-care plan
    • P-SG4B:   Knowledge for Practice
      • 4B2:   Describe the role of genomic changes in the pathophysiology and treatment of cancer
    • P-SG4F:   Systems-Based Practice
      • 4F1:   Maintain a dialog with the clinical laboratory to ensure that the appropriate test(s) are ordered and interpreted in the context of the patient’s clinical status
    • P-SG4H:   Personal and Professional Development
      • 4H1:   Keep up-to-date with progress in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other tissue-based disorders