Breast Cancer

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

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CEU Course Description

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer. Breast cancer is also one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Therefore, health care professionals should possess insight into breast cancer in order to optimize patient care. This course reviews the fundamental aspects of breast cancer care, while highlighting breast cancer screening recommendations, breast cancer staging, and treatment.

Author: Marc R. Macera, PharmD

References / Contributions by:

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022, September 26). What is breast cancer?
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022, September 26). What is breast cancer screening?
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022, January 31). Alcohol and cancer.
  4. National Cancer Institute. (2022, September 28). Breast cancer treatment - health professional version.
  5. American Cancer Society. (2021, December 16). Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Identify concepts central to breast cancer care, such as: risk factors, symptoms, and screening recommendations.
  2. Recall how breast cancer is staged. 
  3. Discover breast cancer treatment options.

CE Outline with Main Points

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1: Breast Cancer
  3. Section 1: Summary
  4. Section 1: Key Concepts
  5. Section 1: Key Terms
  6. Section 1: Personal Reflection Question
  7. Section 2: Breast Cancer Staging
  8. Section 2: Summary
  9. Section 2: Key Concepts
  10. Section 2: Key Terms
  11. Section 2: Personal Reflection Question
  12. Section 3: Treatment
  13. Section 3: Summary
  14. Section 3: Key Concepts
  15. Section 3: Key Terms
  16. Section 3: Personal Reflection Question
  17. Conclusion
  18. References


ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 01/01/2023

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