Evaluation of Breast Cancer After Neoadjuvant Therapy

Continuing Education Information

For Continuing Education credit you must read this page.

Release date: August 5, 2021

Expiration date: August 5, 2023

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals, specifically physicians and medical laboratory scientists.

P.A.C.E.® approved programs are accepted by the ASCP-BOC for recertification, and for license renewal in all licensure states except Florida.

Florida has additional requirements for continuing education that are managed by CE Broker at the direction of the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.


Objectives:
  • Describe the importance of and indications for neoadjuvant treatment in breast cancer
  • Appropriately evaluate and report the pre-treatment diagnostic breast core needle biopsy and lymph node histopathologic findings in patients with breast cancer
  • With the incorporation of pre- and post-treatment clinical and radiologic data, grossly evaluate and ensure appropriate tissue sampling of the post-treatment excision specimen
  • Accurately assess and report response to treatment and understand how RCB vs AJCC Classification systems compare when applied to the reporting process

Estimated Completion Time (including post-test): 1h, 7m

Method of Participation: To receive a statement of credit, you must:

  1. Watch the video in its entirety
  2. Successfully complete the video post-test (80% or higher)
  3. Submit certificate completion information
  4. Receive the course evaluation

NO FEE is associated with this continuing education activity. All CE credit granted on this website (arup.utah.edu) is provided as a service to medical laboratory professionals as part of the academic mission of the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology and ARUP Laboratories. After completing the post-test and submitting your information where prompted, a certificate will be generated and available for printing or saving.

CME Accreditation: The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPath Lifelong Learning: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Lifelong Learning (CME) credit in the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) Continuing Certification program.

P.A.C.E.® Accreditation: The program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) through ARUP Laboratories, which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS) P.A.C.E.® Program.

CE Broker Accreditation: The program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) through ARUP Laboratories, which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by CE Broker at the direction of the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel. Submissions for Florida Credit are reported to CE Broker on your behalf on a monthly basis.

Course Director: Lesley C. Lomo, MD

Faculty: Susan C. Lester, MD, PhD

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

References: Individual courses will provide explanations and references for the content covered by the quiz section of the course. Additional references are available at aruplab.com and arupconsult.com.


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