Genomics and Oncology: Nursing Practice - Online CME Course
Course Director: Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
Available until August 31, 2023 - Online
Genomic medicine is an integral component of oncology care from risk assessment and prevention through diagnosis and treatment. Physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals will benefit from understanding key genomic concepts and how they relate to oncology. This module provides nurses and other members of the health care team an overview of genomics, applications to cancer, and valuable resources.
This activity is appropriate for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, resident/fellows and other health care team members.
Upon conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define foundational genomic concepts and terminology
- Differentiate between germline and somatic genetic testing
- Describe how a person’s genomic profile may impact cancer risk assessment, prevention and treatment strategies
- Identify at least three genomic education resources
Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other 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.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Attendance