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Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2020 - LIVESTREAM

November 12, 2020 to November 13, 2020

Course Directors: Pooja P. Advani, M.B.B.S., M.D.Patricia A. Cronin, M.D.Sandhya Pruthi, M.D.

November 12 - 13, 2020 : Mayo Clinic - Virtual Course

This two-day CME livestream course provides a multidisciplinary update in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, high risk and survivorship issues. Faculty are multidisciplinary experts in their field presenting the latest diagnostic, treatment and management options. Topics include: genetics and high-risk management; breast imaging modalities and supplemental screening options for dense breasts; updates in surgical management; fertility preservation options; and tele-oncology and breast cancer.

Registration Fees


Physicians and Scientists

Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees    $250

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers, oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, gynecologists, and advanced practitioner providers who provide both diagnostic and treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize management options of the high risk patient including risk assessment, preventive therapy and role of hormone therapy.
  • Recognize new supplemental imaging studies and role of breast MRI in screening and diagnosis of breast cancer.
  • Summarize contemporary axillary management strategies and their risks.
  • Recommend surgical, radiation, and medical oncology management and treatment options for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
  • Discuss surgical management options in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes.
  • Summarize who should have genetic testing in 2020.
  • Summarize new clinical trials and advances in chemotherapy agents for breast cancer patients.
  • Recognize current controversies in the management of DCIS.
  • Summarize advances in the management of inflammatory breast cancer.
  • Discuss fertility preservation options in 2020.
  • Discuss what's new in tele-oncology and breast cancer.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.50 ANCC
  • 12.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 12.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/12/2020 - 12:45pm
Event ends: 
11/13/2020 - 4:45pm
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This is a Livestream course.

Course Directors
Pooja Advani, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Patricia A. Cronin, M.D.
Sandhya Pruthi, M.D.

Mayo Faculty
Heidi Apsey, APRN, NP-C, M.S.N.
Asha Bhatt, M.D.
Lauren Cornell, M.D.
Heather Fields, M.D.
Christine Klassen, M.D.
Juliana Kling, M.D.
Margaret Klint, CGC
Carrie Langstraat, M.D.
Darcie Moehnke, M.A.N., RN
Donald Northfelt, M.D.
Mara Piltin, D.O.
Barbara Pockaj, M.D.
Alanna Rebecca, M.D.
Kathryn Ruddy, M.D.
Richard Sharpe, M.D.
Elizabeth Stewart, M.D.
Cynthia Stonnington, M.D.
Carlos Vargas, M.D.
Sujay Vora, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This live activity, Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2020 - LIVESTREAM,  with a beginning date of November 12, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 12.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 12.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.Other

Available Credit

  • 12.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.50 ANCC
  • 12.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 12.50 Attendance


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