Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) is in an online, case based, self paced education program that helps providers identify, evaluate, and manage patients at increased risk of HBOC. This program was developed for primary care providers including physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. 


The content is likely to be appropriate for other health professionals as well. The program was funded by a cooperative agreement from the Division of Cancer Prevention and  Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with support of The Jackson Laboratory. 



Type Website
CME Available Yes
Topic
Cost Free
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Date of Resource 2017

Genomic Competencies

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

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 3:   Construct relevant, targeted and comprehensive personal and family histories and pedigrees.
      • 3a:   Demonstrate proficiency in the use of pedigree symbols, standard notation, and nomenclature.
      • 3b:   Utilize interviewing skills to elicit a family history and pursue a relevant path of inquiry.
      • 3c:   Use active listening skills to formulate structured questions for the individual case depending on the reason for taking the family history and/or potential diagnoses.
      • 3d:   Elicit and assess pertinent information relating to medical, developmental, pregnancy and psychosocial histories.
      • 3e:   Extract pertinent information from available medical records.
    • 4:   Identify, assess, facilitate, and integrate genetic testing options in genetic counseling practice.
    • 5:   Assess individuals' and their relatives' probability of conditions with a genetic component or carrier status based on their pedigree, test result(s), and other pertinent information.
      • 5a:   Assess probability of conditions with a genetic component or carrier status using relevant knowledge and data based on pedigree analysis, inheritance patterns, genetic epidemiology, quantitative genetics principles, and mathematical calculations.
      • 5b:   Incorporate the results of screening, diagnostic and predictive genetic/genomic tests to provide accurate risk assessment for clients.
      • 5c:   Evaluate familial implications of genetic/genomic test results.
      • 5d:   Identify and integrate relevant information about environmental and lifestyle factors into the risk assessment.
    • 6:   Demonstrate the skills necessary to successfully manage a genetic counseling case.