Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Genetic Counselors, Master's or Ph.D. in Genetics or Advanced Practice Nurses.
Learning Objectives
  • Integrate cancer genetics and oncology knowledge into clinical practice
  • Apply skills commensurate with practitioner-level proficiency into the cancer risk assessment and case management process
  • Recommend risk-appropriate options for cancer surveillance and prevention as part of the cancer risk assessment, including imaging, chemopreventive and surgical interventions
  • Incorporate understanding of medical, ethical, legal, and psychosocial ramifications of cancer risk counseling and testing into clinical practice and research collaboration
  • Examine the value of hereditary cancer registries, cancer epidemiology and cancer prevention studies for patients and clinicians
  • Realize greater professional self-efficacy related to genetic cancer risk assessment skills
  • Incorporate Web-based resources into ongoing practice-based education, professional development, and research support
  • Discuss possible barriers and biases which may impact patient care (i.e., race, ethnicity, language, gender identity/orientation, age, socioeconomic status, attitudes, feelings, or other characteristics)
For CME questions please contact the Department of Continuing Medical Education at 626-218-5622 or
No partial credit will be given in order to receive Certificate of Completion. Participants should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent at the educational activity.

Accreditation Information

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Track 1:

CREDIT DESIGNATION: City of Hope designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 89.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Track 2:

CREDIT DESIGNATION: City of Hope designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 64.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


CME MOC ABIM Accreditation

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 29.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 


Genetic Counselor CEUs: This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending."