Shayma Master Kazmi, MD, RPh
Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
This enduring activity will be a faculty-led didactic and case-based lecture focusing on immune checkpoint inhibition and associated immune-related adverse events (irAEs).
This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology pharmacists, oncology nurses and other healthcare professional 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:
- Describe the role of tumor immune evasion in the development of cancer and review the rationale underlying the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors in the management of select solid tumors
- Implement guideline-recommended strategies to recognize, monitor, and manage immune-related adverse events associated with checkpoint inhibitors
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 enduring 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 enduring activity.
Nursing Credit Information
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care 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.
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. Kazmi is a consultant and serves on the Speakers Bureau for Eisai, Lilly, Merck, Immunomedics, and Takeda.
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.
Staff, Planners and Managers
Matthew Frese, MBA, 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.
Nicole Longo, DO, FACOI, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CE 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 this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
- Participate in the enduring activity; and
- Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CE activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use 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 ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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RELEASE DATE: September 2, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: September 2, 2021
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