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Breast Cancer: Treatment (BRCAT)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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Certificate: View sample certificate.

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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Breast Cancer: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsBreast cancer is the most common form of cancer in North American women. Although the incidence of breast cancer has been increasing every year, early screening programs in some countries have reduced the number of deaths caused by breast cancer. This course introduces the indicators used to determine patient prognosis, discusses the treatments available to breast cancer patients, and explains how certain treatments are applicable to specific stages of breast cancer.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Breast Cancer: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Staging
6. Patient Prognosis
7. Estrogen Receptor Status
8. Other Prognostic Factors
9. Quality of Life
10. Prophylactic Mastectomy
11. Chemoprevention
12. Progress Check

13. Objectives


Discuss general indicators of prognosis, including age of patient, stage of disease, and estrogen-receptor (ER) status of tumor
Discuss how different treatments impact quality of life
Describe two prophylactic treatments that may be used to prevent breast cancer in high-risk women
Determine when and where surgery should be used
Explain how radiotherapy is used as both a palliative and a curative tool
Describe the mechanisms of action of hormone therapies
List the types of chemical agents used in chemotherapy
List and understand the mechanisms of commonly used targeted therapies
Describe the standard recommended treatments for the different stages of breast cancer
Determine the best treatment option for a pre-menopausal woman with stage IIA breast cancer
Use knowledge of current diagnostic techniques to develop a diagnostic plan that takes into account both the efficacy of various procedures and the invasiveness of those procedures
Apply knowledge of gravidity to assess the statistical likelihood of pre-menopausal breast cancer development
Determine the best treatment option for a premenopausal woman with HER-2+ breast cancer
Contrast the common standard of HER-2+ breast cancer treatment 10 years ago with options available today
Formulate a treatment plan based not only on a patient????????????s medical status, but also on her current living situation
Use knowledge of current diagnostic techniques to develop a diagnostic plan that takes into account both the efficacy of various procedures and the invasiveness of those procedures
Formulate a treatment plan for a post-menopausal patient initially diagnosed with stage IIlA breast cancer who shows symptoms of metastatic bone disease one year into standard chemotherapy
Develop second- and third-line therapy plans for a patient who shows disease progression on standard treatment

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
  • Corporate LMS solutions: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS offer an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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