Nagashree Seetharamu, MD, MBBS
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Department of Medicine
Hematology and Medical Oncology
Thoracic and Head and Neck Oncology
Monter Cancer Center
This enduring activity is focused on several elements of care for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, including looking at risk factors for recurrence; assessing recommendations for appropriate management; describing how immune dysfunction plays a role in pathogenesis; and reviewing clinical trial data in various immunotherapies for cSCC.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists and other healthcare practitioners who care for patients with advanced or metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the role that immune dysfunction plays in the pathogenesis of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
- Discuss the factors for local recurrence or metastatic cSCC to stratify the patient’s risk for systemic disease
- Evaluate the current clinical practice guidelines for cSCC and their application to the patient care setting
- Review the clinical trial data for immunotherapy in the treatment of advanced or metastatic cSCC
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 web-based activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. 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 cSCC.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours.
CNE 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 hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Seetharamu has consulted for: Ad board- Amgen, Genentech and AstraZeneca.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer-reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
2. Participate in the online activity.
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RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: February 7, 2021
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