Breast Cancer Care in Special Populations

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 27, 2023

This course is designed to educate course participants on the management of patients with breast cancer in the extremes of age. Upon completion of this course, enrollees will be able to discuss modern management strategies for breast cancer in these special populations. Topics covered will include imaging, diagnostic workup including genetic testing, surgery, adjuvant medical and radiation therapies, and survivorship. Participants will be able to describe how these management guidelines can be applied to young and elderly patients in their practice.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, OB/GYNs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals interested in breast care.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 ASWB
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/11/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Event starts: 
10/27/2023 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/27/2023 - 3:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

October 27, 2023

9:00 – 9:05 AM    Welcome & Opening Remarks 
Dr. Mia Diego
Dr. Mike Cowher
Dr. Richard Beigi

9:05 – 9:15 AM    Patient Connect to Purpose
Dana Havey

9:15 – 9:25 AM    Patient Connect to Purpose
Barbara Kleyman

9:30 – 10:00 AM    Radiology
Dr. Terri-Ann Gizienski

10:00 – 10:30 AM    Pathology
Dr. Beth Clark

10:30 – 10:40 AM    Break

10:40 – 11:10 AM    Breast Surgery
Dr. Kristin Lupinacci

11:10 – 11:40 AM    Medical Oncology
Dr. Chuck Geyer

11:40 AM – 12:10 PM    Radiation Oncology
Dr. Uzoma Iheagwara

12:10 – 12:20pm    Lunch Break

12:20 – 12:40 PM    Glimmer of Hope
Diana Napper, Founder and President

12:40 – 1:00 PM    Cancer Bridges
Stephanie Ciranni, Executive Director
Colleen Dwyer Diehl, LCSW, Senior Clinical Manager

1:00 – 1:30 PM    Plastic Surgery
Dr. Elizabeth Bailey

1:30 – 2:00 PM    Genetics
Dr. Phuong Mai

2:00 – 2:40 PM    Rehabilitation
Dr. Maryanne Henderson
Lifestyle Nutrition
Angela Zaccagnini
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Dr. Julie Rios
Integrative Oncology 
Dr. Lanie Francis

2:40 – 2:45 PM    Closing Remarks 
Dr. Mia Diego
Dr. Mike Cowher

2:45 PM     CME Adjournment

2:45 – 3:00 PM    Networking

Hutchinson Hayashi Auditorium UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

COURSE DIRECTORS:
Emilia Diego, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery
Co-Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center/UPMC Magee-Womens
Hospital Breast Program
Associate Program Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center/UPMC
Magee-Womens Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Michael Cowher, MD, FACS
Director, UPMC Jameson Breast Program
Program Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center/UPMC Magee-Womens Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Breast Surgical Oncology
 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Social Work 
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5 continuing education credits.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 ASWB
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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MORE INFORMATION:
For more information, contact Sam Williams at klingermans2@upmc.edu.