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Surgery Choices for Breast Cancer

Course #: 09-420

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description 

This short CEU course provides nurses working with women who have ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or breast cancer that can be removed with surgery, information on surgery choices and lymph nodes, lymphedema, and sentinel lymph node biopsy.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Investigate the rate that cancer returns in the same breast for each type of surgery.
  2. Identify the characteristics of the patient and/or the cancer that will lead to a mastectomy rather than breast-sparing surgery.
  3. Describe the features of DCIS with regard to abnormal cell location and invasiveness.

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