Updates in the PIK3CA-Related Overgrowth Spectrum (PROS) Disorders: Updates in Diagnosis, Targeted Therapy, and Treatment

Friday, November 4, 2022

10:00AM – 11:00AM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 10:00AM Eastern, 9:00AM Central, 8:00AM Mountain and 7:00AM Pacific.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This activity has been designed to address the latest therapy, guidelines, and clinical trials in the management of PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS). Med Learning Group aims to enhance healthcare professionals’ ability to evaluate best practices in the diagnosis of PROS, including phenotypic variability, disease impacts, and challenges in genetic testing; to summarize the multi-systemic burden of PROS on quality of life and evaluate same when considering an evidence-based treatment plan; and finally, to analyze the safety and efficacy of approved therapy for the management of PROS as well as opportunities for clinical trial enrollment.

PROGRAM CHAIR & FACULTY PRESENTER

Ionela Iacobas, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Medical Director, TCH Vascular Anomalies Center
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pediatricians, primary care clinicians, internal medicine physicians, dermatologists, neurologists, hematologists/oncologists, maternal-fetal physicians, PAs, and NPs and geneticists to ensure an up-to-date understanding of the latest therapy, guidelines, and clinical trials in the management of PROS.

Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Evaluate best practices in the diagnosis of PROS, including phenotypic variability, disease impacts, and challenges in genetic testing
  • Summarize the multi-systemic burden of PROS on quality of life and evaluate disease burden when considering an evidence-based treatment plan
  • Analyze the safety and efficacy of approved therapy for the management of PROS and opportunities for clinical trial enrollment

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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 activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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 PROS Disorders.

CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development 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 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 this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

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.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

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