Personalizing the Management of Patients with Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

PROGRAM CHAIR

Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

SPEAKER FACULTY

Thomas Cartwright, MD
Co-Chairman, US Oncology GI Research
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Ocala, FL

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC).

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is specifically designed for US-based hematology/oncology specialists, gastroenterologists, oncology nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of refractory metastatic CRC.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Review clinical trial data on the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of treatments for refractory mCRC
  • Design management plans that optimize sequencing and dosing of treatments used in refractory mCRC and minimize side effects based on treatment− and patient-specific factors
  • Discuss strategies to improve patient-provider communication and promote treatment adherence

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 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 and/or interested in the therapeutic management of patients with refractory metastatic CRC.

CNE 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

Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH
Dr. Meyerhardt reports that he has served as a consultant for COTA Healthcare and served on an NCCN grant review panel funded by Taiho Pharmaceutical.

Thomas Cartwright, MD
Dr. Cartwright reports that he serves on the speakers’ bureau for Amgen and Taiho.

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 independently peer reviewed.

The reviewer of this activity 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 for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Bartunek, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Jessica McMullen, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Diana Tommasi, PharmD, Medical Director for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator, 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 nonapproved 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:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures
  2. Participate in the enduring activity
  3. Complete posttest and evaluation form online.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-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 before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

RELEASE DATE: September 24, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: September 24, 2021

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