Friday, July 31, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
Please note this Virtual program is at 2:00 PM Eastern, 1:00PM Central, 12:00PM Mountain, and 11:00AM Pacific
Project ECHO® is a lifelong learning and guided practice model that revolutionizes medical education and exponentially increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities. The heart of the ECHO model™ is its expansive knowledge-sharing network, led by expert teams who use multi-point videoconferencing to conduct virtual clinics with community providers. In this way, ECHO® fosters problem solving and interactive case discussion amongst doctors, nurses, and other clinicians, imparting invaluable insight to providing excellent specialty care to patients in their own communities.
The Project ECHO® format fosters dialogue and asking any questions you may have on the topic or a patient case in a HIPAA compliant manner is encouraged.
Barbara Ann Burtness, MD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program
Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program
Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, CT
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Evaluate clinical trial data on the use of biomarkers to predict response to immunotherapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCCHN)
- Utilize current treatment guidelines and clinical trial data to appropriately sequence and combine therapies in the management of SCCHN
- Develop strategies to identify and manage immune-related adverse events associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
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
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with head and neck cancer.
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)
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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