A Virtual Reality Tour – The Role of Targeted Multiple Kinase Inhibitors in the Management of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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PROGRAM CHAIR

Thomas Cartwright, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida School of Medicine
Co-Chair US Oncology GI Research
Ocala, FL

Roshan Shrestha, MD, FAST, FAASLD
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Piedmont Transplant Institute
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Mercer University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This online activity is focused on the selection and sequencing of targeted therapies in the management of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of hepatologists, oncologists, interventional radiologists, and other members of the multidisciplinary oncology team (NPs, PAs, pharmacists) responsible for the care of patients with HCC.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Review how the evolving understanding of HCC pathophysiology has informed new potential treatment targets
  • Critically assess the efficacy and safety of established and investigational systemic and targeted therapies, as well as combination therapies, for patients with advanced HCC
  • Develop individualized plans for the sequencing of treatment regimens for patients with advanced HCC based on patient-specific characteristics

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this web-based activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with HCC.
CNE Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 2.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

FACULTY
Dr. Cartwright is a member of Speakers Bureaus for Amgen, Taiho, and Heron.

Dr. Shrestha is a consultant for Salix. He also serves as a member of Speakers Bureaus for Boston Scientific, Gilead, and Dova.

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer-reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

The staff, planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

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Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

Diana Tommasi, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

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During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
2. Participate in the online activity.
3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT

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RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: January 31, 2021

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