Recent Developments in Immuno-oncology: Biomarkers, Pan-tumor Studies, Novel Treatment Combinations, and the Management of Adverse Events

Track 1: Management of Adverse Events

 

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Friday, June 05, 2020

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM ET

Please note this Virtual program is at 9:30AM Eastern, 8:30AM Central, 7:30AM Mountain, and 6:30AM Pacific.

FACULTY

Arjun V. Balar, MD
Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program
NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY

Learning Objectives

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

  • Critically evaluate clinical data on current and emerging immune checkpoint inhibitors, with a focus on the unique type, incidence, and classification of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) across tumor types
  • Describe how to diagnose irAEs associated with immunotherapies and current recommendations for their management
  • Explain patient-centered SDM approaches aimed at optimizing cancer care and survivorship and the role of emergency care physicians as part of multidisciplinary teams in the diagnosis and management of irAEs

Target Audience

This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, oncology pharmacists, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals and teams involved in the management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.

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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of pa­tients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.

Credits:
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

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This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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