Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome (JPS) and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

Presented by:

Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC, Humphrey Cancer Center and

James Howe, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Live: April 7, 2016 @ 1pm ET
On-Demand: April 11, 2016

The “Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome and Hemorrhagic Hereditary Telangiectasia” webinar will include education on the following topics:

 

  • History of JPS and HHT

  • Overview of JPS and HHT including: 

        -  Cancer Risks

        -  Genes

        -  Gene Specific Cancer Risks ​

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • NCCN, AGA, and/or other Guidelines

  • Genes/Genetic Testing Including Multi-gene Panels

 

Learning Outcomes

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, medical professionals will be able to:

 

  • Recognize the symptoms of JPS and HHT.

  • Accurately interpret current guidelines for diagnosing patients with JPS or HHT. 

  • Accurately define JPS and HHT and the associated cancer risks. 

  • Develop an immediate and long-term care plan for their JPS/HHT patients. 

  • Recognize when to involve a genetics professional in assessing the possibility of JPS or HHT. 

 

Registration Information

 

8 Part Webinar Series: $65* by February 20th

8 Part Webinar Series: $75* after February 20th

 

Educational Credits

 

ABCGN CREDIT:

According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 8 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.

 

CAGC CREDIT:

This conference has been approved by the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) for 6 CECs.

 

NSGC CREDIT:

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.80 CEUs or 8.00 Category 1 contact hours for the event: Recognizing and Treating Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. 

 

*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for individuals desiring CEUs through the NSGC. 

 

Sessions may be attended LIVE or viewed On-Demand.

 

Refund Policy

 

Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, and production and promotion of the webinar series. Proceeds benefit the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation. If you would like to receive a refund, please email TravisHBray@HCCTakesGuts.org 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.