Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to the course

    • Relevance to general practice

    • Purpose of this activity

    • Learning outcomes

    • Overview of the structure of this learning module

    • Prerequisite Activity

    • Prerequisite activity summary

  • 2

    Module 2: Combining genetic and clinical risk models for better proactive breast health

    • Course and speaker overview

    • Breast cancer prevalence in Australia

    • Clinical baseline

    • Options for provider workflows

    • Adopting new technology to enhance practice

  • 3

    Module 3: Hereditary testing

    • Introduction to Dr Gattas

    • Genetic testing family considerations PID with clinical geneticist Dr Michael Gattas from BCNA

    • Information for GPs: interview with clinical geneticist Dr Michael Gattas from BCNA

    • Hereditary testing good for 10% but other 90% need other intervention

  • 4

    Module 4: Sporadic risk assessment (Dr Erika)

    • Introduction to Dr Erika Spaeth, Director of Clinical Affairs and Medical Education for Phenogen Sciences

    • Facts and screening mechanisms of breast cancer in Australia

    • Knowledge test - screening mechanisms

    • Methods to identify breast cancer risk in women

    • Thought-provoking exercise - identifying breast cancer risk

    • Response to identifying breast cancer risk exercise

    • RACGP guidelines

    • Knowledge test - RACGP Guidelines

    • Risk assessment models and incorporating them into your practice

    • Knowledge test - risk assessment models

    • What to expect from a GeneType risk assessment

    • Reflection exercise: risk factors

    • Data supporting lifestyle interventions for breast cancer screening

    • Knowledge test - lifestyle interventions

    • Eligibility for risk assessment for GeneType and use cases

    • Self reflection exercise - risk assessment eligibility

    • Response to risk assessment eligibility exercise

    • Understanding the benefits of using GeneType risk assessment over other risk assessment tools

  • 5

    Module 5: Applying to clinical practice & patient workflow

    • Applying to clinical practice

    • BRV-CLT-14 Patient Report - GeneType for Breast Cancer

    • Wrap up: Combining genetic and clinical risk models for better proactive breast health

    • Reference materials