Date | Friday, Mar. 1, 2024
Time | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST
In-Person Location | Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
Virtual | Zoom

Conference Overview 

This conference focuses on the most current topics affecting the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases and aims to provide the audience with information that updates and describes the current and future care of breast disorders. This educational experience will provide the participants with elements relevant to their daily practice and will assist them in recognizing the alternatives of diagnosis and therapy available now and in the near future. The program includes discussions on genetics, radiology issues, breast imaging, grafting and nerve regeneration, innovations in diagnosis and pathology, and immunotherapy. All the experts will participate in an interactive session of questions and answers open to the audience. This half-day session will be useful to surgeons, gynecologists, family practitioners, internists, residents, medical students, nurses, nuclear medicine personnel, and radiology and ultrasonography technologists. 

 

Objectives: 

At the close of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Provide actionable steps for providers to support cancer survivors in developing sustainable, healthy habits.
  • Enumerate specific genetic mutations related to breast cancer. 
  • Explain the role of ultrasound and MRI in breast evaluation. 
  • Interpret genetic risk assessment to identify high risk patients prior to diagnosis. 
  • Describe utilization of radiation in breast cancer care. 
  • Summarize role of mammography in detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. 
  • Describe barriers to breast cancer treatment. 
  • Recall reasons for valuing the role of teamwork and communication in breast cancer care. 
     

Register Here

 

Provided By: 

CAMC Health Education and Research Institute.

 

In-Person Meeting:

Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (WVU Building)
3110 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25304

 

Zoom

The conference will also be held live via Zoom. Instructions will be emailed upon registration. 

Agenda 


7:30 a.m. | Registration Desk, Log In, Check Technology - Visit Exhibits

8:00 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:10 a.m. | Updates on Breast Cancer Treatment 2024

  • Presented by Ahmed Khalid, MD

8:30 a.m. | Lymphatic Management Post Breast Cancer

  • Presented by J. Blair Johe PT, CLT-LANA

9:00 a.m. | Management of High Risk Breast Cancer Lesions after Percutaneous Biopsy

  • Presented by Jade Gallimore, DO

9:30 a.m. | Breast Ultrasound 

  • Presented by Candis Ellis, BS, RDMS

10:00 a.m. | Break - Brunch and Visit Exhibits 

11:15 a.m. | Breast Cancer Reconstruction

  • Presented by David J. Hayes, MD

11:45 a.m. | Updates in Radiation Oncology for Breast Cancer 2024

  • Presented by Lloyd Farinash, MD

12:30 p.m. | Implications of Genetic Testing on Breast Cancer Patients

  • Presented by Tamam Khalaf, MS, Genetic Counselor and Lisa Spradling MSN, APRN, FNP-C

1:00 p.m. | Adjourn 

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute. CAMC Health Education and Research Institute 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.

CAMC Health Education and Research Institute's CME program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.  CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category I credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC ) - The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. (JA00026-26-24-614) This offering has been approved for 4.25 contact hours and will expire 2 years from the course date.

The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This program has been approved for 4.25 contact hours (JA0006133-0000-24-008-L04-P). To receive credit, participants must complete the sign-in sheet, attend each session and complete an evaluation. ACPE credits will be posted online to the CPE Monitor within six (6) weeks following the activity.

The conference activities have been submitted to the American Society of Radiologic Technicians (ASRT).

CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners.  This program has been approved for 4.25 hour of social work credit.  Approval number #490045.

Faculty 

Disclosure

It is the policy of the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute that any faculty (speaker) who makes a presentation at a program designated for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) Category I or II continuing education credit must disclose any financial interest or other relationship; (i.e. spouses/partners, grants research support, consultant, honoraria) that faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) that may be disclosed in the educational presentation. Program Planning Committee Members must also disclose any financial interest or relationship with the commercial industry that may influence their participation in this conference. All faculty and planning committee members have disclosed no significant financial interest or relationship with a commercial product or service.