Continuing Medical Education Credits
Purpose/Need for Activity
The purpose of this activity is to increase knowledge about the areas of research that have the potential to improve how breast cancer is prevented, detected and treated as well as to provide the means to optimize breast cancer survivorship, quality of life and health service delivery in diverse populations
This activity was developed for physicians, nurses, therapists and other professionals who provide care for breast cancer patients, research the disease and/or set breast cancer-related public health policies.
At the conclusion of this symposium, the participants should be able to:
- Interpret the latest advances in understanding factors that influence the life course of breast cancer and their role in developing new and improved strategies to prevent and treat breast cancer
- Describe to colleagues and patients the steps involved in translating the results of research into health services and/or health policy applications.
- Apply strategies for providing culturally appropriate breast cancer care to underserved populations including racial/ethnic minorities, geographically isolated and/or disabled people
- Collaborate with breast cancer researchers and advocates to design and implement breast cancer research studies
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California Office of the President. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
General Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert, or syllabus.
AB 1195 Compliance Statement
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at www.meded.University of California, Irvine.edu/cme.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call (888) 313-2277(BCRP) on or before April 26, 2013.