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Continuing Medical Education

The following is a list of continuing education opportunities for health professionals dealing with cancer and genetics, including several online courses. Please note that not all of them are applicable toward Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education Unit.

Regular Meetings and Conferences

Clinical Cancer Genetics Seminar

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
Target Audience: Physicians, Residents, Fellows, Genetic Counselors, Nurses
Contact: Jennifer Axilbund,  [email protected]
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to describe basic principles of clinical cancer genetics and genetic testing, recognize families at risk for familial cancer and refer them for appropriate counseling, and educate patients about recent developments in cancer genetics. Participants will discuss case studies and listen to presentations of current journal articles in cancer genetics. This seminar has been approved for CME credit.

Online Courses Continuing Education
In partnership with Oncology Nursing Society, CancerSourceRN provides nurses with Internet CME opportunities on various cancer-related issues.

City of Hope Cancer Genetics Education
Sponsored by the Department of Clinical Cancer Genetics, City of Hope's "Knowledge Center" (free to register) offers several self-teaching modules on topics like hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Additional listings

For more meetings and conferences, see the events calendars at the following web sites:

NCI Event Calendar
NIH Calendar of Biomedical Meetings and Events
CDC Office of Genetics and Disease Prevention




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