This case-based live virtual activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.
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.
Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to:
- Review the MOAs and clinical profiles of available and emerging immunotherapies used alone or in combination across lines of therapy for the treatment of melanoma
- Summarize strategies for monitoring and managing irAEs associated with immunotherapies used alone or in combination across lines of therapy for the treatment of patients with melanoma
- Describe the prognostic and predictive utility of melanoma biomarkers discovered through genomic testing, such as BRAFV600-mutations, that can inform patient-specific treatment decision making in the clinical practice setting
- Discuss current recommendations and emerging evidence regarding the use of immunotherapies for patients with melanoma during the COVID-19 pandemic including the management of irAEs and the utility of telemedicine
- Explain patient-centered SDM approaches aimed at optimizing cancer care and survivorship for those with melanoma and the role of emergency care physicians as part of multidisciplinary teams in the diagnosis and management of irAEs associated with immunotherapies used alone or in combination
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
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 virtual activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual activity.
Nursing Credit Information
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (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 of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
Deputy Director, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
Co-Director, Melanoma Research Program
Professor of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY
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 FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Dr. Weber has intellectual property or is a patent holder on a PD-1 biomarker patent with Biodesix, and a CTLA-4 biomarker patent with Moffitt Cancer Center. He has received consulting fees from BMS, GSK, Merck, Genentech, Amgen, Regeneron, Celldex, Incyte, Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, Protean, Evax. He has ownership interest in Neximmune, Biond, and CytoMx; and has received royalties totaling 900 dollars from a patent held with the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Staff, Planners and Managers
The independent reviewers, 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:
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.
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Outcomes and Accreditation for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Outcomes and Accreditation Coordinator for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Debra Gordon, MS, Medical Director for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Melissa A. Johnson, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Jessica McMullen, MPH, Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
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.
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/CNE credit for the live virtual activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the live virtual activity.
- Complete the online post-test and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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.
For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at [email protected].
RELEASE DATE: July 28, 2021
EXPIRATION DATE: July 28, 2022
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at [email protected].
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