Earlier Cancer Detection: The Growing Role of Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Blood Tests in Primary Care

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

6:15PM – 7:30PM ET

Please note this virtual program is 6:15PM Eastern, 5:15PM, Central, 4:15PM Mountain and 3:15PM Pacific.

Program Features

    • 1.25 CME and CNE credit
    • Whiteboard Animations
    • Interactive, case-based learning environment
    • Complimentary Personalized Online Poster Portal

Faculty

Aparna Parikh, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Attending Oncologist
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Director of Global Cancer Care Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Ryan B. Corcoran, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, Cancer Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Target Audience

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, internists, family practice physicians, and related healthcare professionals involved in the care of people who undergo screening for cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate the science behind cfDNA testing along with its role in early multi-cancer detection
  • Describe the potential benefits and limitations of using routine cfDNA screening to identify a variety of cancer types
  • Plan strategies to integrate cfDNA blood tests and early multi-cancer detection into daily practice

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 virtual activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

AAFP CREDIT REQUEST

The AAFP has reviewed Earlier Cancer Detection: The Growing Role of Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Blood Tests in Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.25 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 09/29/2021 to 09/29/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in  the activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients who are involved in the care of people who undergo screening for cancer.

Credits: 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
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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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com

Feel free to pass this invitation on to your physicians, fellows, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners, and any other colleagues that you believe would be interested in attending this free CME/CNE program.

 

 

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