This session will concentrate on the growing importance of somatic testing of cancers, which can lead to targeted therapies and an increasing number of clinical trails. The interplay between genetic and somatic alterations will be explained. A description of the latest omics testing technologies as well as RNA testing and proteomics will be described. Finally, how important bioinformatics has been to get to this exciting technology and the current role of informaticists will be presented.
This educational activity is co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.
This program has been approved for continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare in Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Speaker Disclosures Employee of NantHealth (salary)
Learning Outcome After completing this learning activity the learner will be able to understand the growing importance of somatic testing of cancers, describe the interplay between genetic and somatic alterations, and discuss the current role of informaticists.