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Breast Education Course Series

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 4th floor large conference room, S4532

Palliative Care in Breast Cancer

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

Speakers: Marie Ziello, LCSW and Sarah Loschiavo, APRN Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Location: Outpatient Pavilion 4th floor large conference room, S4532

Target Audience: Primary care physicians, medical oncologists, gynecologists, gynecological oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, nurses and any other clinicians involved in the management and treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Identify role of social work and other support team members.

2. Recognize key psychosocial issues for breast cancer patients.

3. Identify key elements of good communication skills with end of life breast cancer patients.

4. Identify the appropriate time and criteria for referral in patients living with breast cancer.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Marie Ziello and Sarah Loschiavo, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Marie Ziello and Sarah Loschiavo will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


Julie Dudek,

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Health Master Calendar

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