Combating T-cell Dysfunction in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Integrating Checkpoint Inhibitors into Clinical Practice and Managing Adverse Events

 

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

5:45 AM – 6:15 AM: Registration/ Breakfast
6:15 AM – 7:15 AM: CME Symposium

Grand Wailea
3850 Wailea Alanui Drive
Wailea, HI 96753
Meeting Room: Haleakala Ballroom 1/4/5

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Interactive Case-based learning environment
  • iPads provided to enhance learning experience and enable real-time Q & A
  • Whiteboard animations included in presentation

FACULTY

Todd E. Schlesinger, MD, FAAD
Director, Dermatology and Laser Center of Charleston
Clinical Research Center of the Carolinas
Clinical Instructor, University at Buffalo Department of Dermatology
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Family Medicine
Charleston, SC

TARGET AUDIENCE

This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of dermatologists, medical oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Describe the mechanism of action of checkpoint inhibitors and the impact of high tumor mutational burden and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes on treatment outcomes
  • Identify patients with cSCC who are at high-risk of recurrence or metastasis and apply recommendations from current treatment guidelines to minimize risk
  • Review clinical trial data supporting the use of checkpoint inhibitors in the management of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
  • Recognize and manage immune-related adverse events (irAEs) associated with checkpoint inhibitors

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 cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

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.

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 a 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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