John H. Healey, MD, FACS
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
This enduring activity is focused on the management of patients with tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT).
This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of US-based orthopedic surgeons, sarcoma specialists, oncologic surgeons, medical oncologists, and other primary healthcare professionals (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners) involved in the management of patients with TGCT.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages associated with traditional standard of care therapies for the management of TGCT
- Review the pathogenesis of TGCT with an emphasis on the role of the CSF1 pathway
- Describe the MOAs and efficacy of CSF1 receptor inhibitors used for the treatment of TGCT, safety concerns resulting in a REMS program, and their placement in current management guidelines
- Employ multidisciplinary, team-based approaches to the management of recurrent, diffuse, or difficult-to-treat cases of TGCT and enhanced communication strategies between team members
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
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 activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with TGCT.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
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 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 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
John H. Healey, MD has disclosed that he is a consultant for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
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.
The reviewer has nothing to disclose.
The 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 related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Diana Tommasi, PharmD, Medical Director of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lisa Crenshaw, Sr. Program Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Morgan Kravarik, Program Coordinator of 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 credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
- Participate in the 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 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@example.com.
RELEASE DATE: November 18, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: November 18, 2021
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