Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease Online CME Course

Course Directors

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

This online CME course provides a multidisciplinary update in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, including high-risk and survivorship issues. Multidisciplinary Mayo Clinic experts present 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 and local treatment of breast cancer; radiation therapy options; advances in oncology; updates in breast reconstruction and advanced surgical techniques; resilience and the health care provider; fertility preservation options; and tele-oncology and breast cancer.

Highlights include:

  • Genetics and High Risk Management
  • Breast Imaging Modalities and Supplemental Screening Options for Dense Breasts
  • Updates in Surgical Management and Local Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy Options
  • Advances in Oncology
  • Updates in Breast Reconstruction & Advanced Surgical Techniques
  • Resilience and the Health Care Provider
  • Fertility Preservation Options
  • Tele-oncology and Breast Cancer
Registration Fee
Physicians, Scientists, and Dentists $300
Allied Health Professionals, NP, PA, Resident, Retiree, Nurses$250


Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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.

  • 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.
  • Describe surgical management options in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes.
  • Summarize who should have genetic testing.
  • 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.
  • Recall fertility preservation options.
  • Recall what's new in tele-oncology and breast cancer.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.25 ABS
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 ANCC
  • 10.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
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Heidi Apsey, APRN, NP-C, M.S.N.
General Surgery
General Surgery
General Surgery
General Internal Medicine
General Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Primary Care
Medical Oncology
General Internal Medicine
Richard Sharpe, M.D.
Primary Care
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Margaret Klint, M.S., CGC
Clinical Genomics
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Radiation Oncology
Darcie Moehnke, M.A.N., RN
General Internal Medicine

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 enduring material for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 10.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is currently reviewing the course for credit approval.

 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.

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

Available Credit

  • 10.25 ABS
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 ANCC
  • 10.25 Attendance


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Access to online streaming course is available from the date of purchase until the course expires on March 14, 2024. Credit must be claimed within that time period.

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