Target Audience: The target audience for Mayo Clinic Proceedings is primarily internal medicine physicians and other clinicians who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine and who wish to stay abreast of advances in medical research.
Statement of Need: General internists and primary care physicians must maintain an extensive knowledge base on a wide variety of topics covering all body systems as well as common and uncommon disorders. Mayo Clinic Proceedings aims to leverage the expertise of its authors to help physicians understand best practices in diagnosis and management of conditions encountered in the clinical setting.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.
Credit Statement: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MOC Credit Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Learning Objectives: On completion of this article, you should be able to (1) obtain a complete family history of cancer and identify women in your primary care practice that meet criteria for referral to genetics for testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes, (2) articulate the strengths and limitations of The NCI-Gail model, the BCSC Model, and the Tyrer-Cuzick/IBISv8 models for breast cancer risk assessment, (3) choose a breast cancer risk model that is appropriately matched to a patient's history and risk factors, (4) interpret breast cancer risk assessment results and make a recommendation for or against additional breast cancer screening with MRI for high risk women, and (5) use breast cancer risk calculators to inform shared decision making about screening interval for women at average and intermediate risk of developing breast cancer.
Disclosures: As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Director(s), Planning Committee members, Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so that those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.
In their editorial and administrative roles, Karl A. Nath, MBChB, Terry L. Jopke, Kimberly D. Sankey, and Jenna M. Pederson, have control of the content of this program but have no relevant financial relationship(s) with industry.
The authors report no competing interests.
Method of Participation:
In order to claim credit, participants must complete the following:
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Estimated Time: The estimated time to complete each article is approximately 1 hour.
Hardware/Software: PC or MAC with Internet access.
Date of Release: 6/1/2020
Expiration Date: 5/31/2022 (Credit can no longer be offered after it has passed the expiration date.)