BRCA Mutations (by 4CEUINC)

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Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)

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Learn about BRCA1 and BRCA2 and how they affect breast cancer risk.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL REVIEW:

  1. Common genetic terminology.
  2. The function of the BRCA gene
  3. Who’s at risk for carrying the BRCA mutation.
  4. BRCA1 specific information as it relates to the gene itself.
  5. BRCA2 specific information as it relates to the gene itself.
  6. Statistical information as relates to BRCA mutation carriers and their probability of certain cancers.
  7. The various susceptibility models for breast cancer risk and compare their usefulness in different patient situations.
  8. Patient information that is assessed in the Gail model risk assessment calculator.
  9. The specimen types that are acceptable for BRCA testing.
  10. The test panels available for BRCA detection and recall when each is appropriate to use.
  11. The test performance characteristics, including specificity, sensitivity, accuracy, and limitations.
  12. The six possible results that a patient could receive on the their report and recall the meaning of each.
  13. Interpretation of patient lab results.
  14. All the cancer risk prevention strategies available to BRCA mutation carriers and describe how the prevention strategy would lower risk.
  15. The different alternative options and lifestyle changes available for cancer risk reduction.

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Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Hour(s): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-655-21, approved through 6/30/2023
P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-655-21, approved through 6/30/2023
Course number 20-322723, approved through 6/30/2023

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Course Outline

  • DOWNLOAD PDF FILE
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  • CYG003 - BRCA Mutations
      • PDF Page 1 - Cover Page
      • PDF Page 2 - Objectives
      • PDF Page 3 - TOC
      • PDF Page 4 - TOC
      • PDF Page 5 - Quiz Page 1
      • PDF Page 6 - Quiz Page 2
      • PDF Page 7 - Quiz Page 3
      • PDF Page 8 - Blank Page
      • PDF Page 9 - Genetic Glossary
      • PDF Page 10 - Genetic Glossary
      • PDF Page 11 - Genetic Glossary
      • PDF Page 12 - Genetic Glossary
      • PDF Page 13 - BRCA Function
      • PDF Page 14 - Who's At Risk
      • PDF Page 15 - BRCA1
      • PDF Page 16 - BRCA2
      • PDF Page 17 - Statistics
      • PDF Page 18 - Statistics
      • PDF Page 19 - Statistics
      • PDF Page 20 - Statistics
      • PDF Page 21 - Statistics in Ethnic Populations
      • PDF Page 22 - BRCA Specifics Statistics
      • PDF Page 23 - Susceptibility Models
      • PDF Page 24 - Susceptibility Models
      • PDF Page 25 - Susceptibility Models
      • PDF Page 26 - Testing
      • PDF Page 27 - Testing
      • PDF Page 28 - Test Interpretation
      • PDF Page 29 - Test Interpretation
      • PDF Page 30 - Family Testing Patterns
      • PDF Page 31 - Family Testing Patterns
      • PDF Page 32 - Test Counseling
      • PDF Page 33 - Cancer Prevention Strategies
      • PDF Page 34 - Cancer Prevention Strategies
      • PDF Page 35 - Cancer Prevention Strategies
      • PDF Page 36 - Chemoprevention
      • PDF Page 37 - Chemoprevention
      • PDF Page 38 - Alternative Treatment Options
      • PDF Page 39 - Alternative Treatment Options
      • PDF Page 40 - Alternative Treatment Options
      • PDF Page 41 - Alternative Treatment Options
      • PDF Page 42 - Lifestyle Changes
      • PDF Page 43 - Lifestyle Changes
      • PDF Page 44 - Appendix 1
      • PDF Page 45 - Tables & Figures List
      • PDF Page 46 - References
      • PDF Page 47 - References
      • PDF Page 48 - Blank Page

Additional Information

This Intermediate Level course is intended for Technicians, Technologists, Lab Supervisors, Lab Directors, and Pathologists.

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