EMPOWER: Using Patient and Breast Cancer Disease Characteristics to Direct Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Metastatic HRPositive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer

 

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
5:30 – 6:00 PM: Registration and Dinner
6:00 – 8:30 PM: Meeting

Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin Street
(Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road)
Houston, TX 77030
Meeting Room: Salon A-D

Program Features

  • Virtual reality animation
  • Create your own Personalized Poster
  • iPads provided to enhance learning experience

Faculty:

Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD
Celebrating Women Chair in Breast Cancer Research
Baylor University Medical Center
Texas Oncology
US Oncology Network
Dallas, TX

Julio Peguero, MD
Oncology Consultants
Director of Research
Houston, TX

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the involvement of CDKs and cyclins in the uncontrolled cellular proliferation characteristic of breast cancer
  • Review how to use patient and disease characteristics to identify the individual with advanced, HR+ breast cancer who would benefit from the use of CDK 4/6 inhibition
  • Analyze the properties of CDK 4/6 inhibitors and the potential pharmacodynamic effects in patients with hormone receptor positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer
  • Discuss the application of CDK 4/6 inhibitor clinical trial data to the management of breast cancer patients in a community oncology practice
  • Explain the patient’s and healthcare team’s responsibilities that will foster a multidisciplinary effort to optimize outcomes

Target Audience

This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer.

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 2.5 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 Breast Cancer.

Credits:
2.5 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 2.5 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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