Combination Treatment Options, Biomarkers, and Immune-related Adverse Event Occurrence and Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Track 3: Immuno-oncology in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

This virtual program is at 12:00PM Eastern, 11:00AM Central, 10:00AM Mountain, and 9:00AM Pacific.

Faculty

Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, MACP, FASCO
Section Head Medical Oncology
Deputy Director, University of Virginia Cancer Center
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Co-Director Paul Mellon Urologic Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine and Urology
Charlottesville, VA

Target Audience

This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, oncology pharmacists, oncology nurses and other healthcare professionals and teams involved in the management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe the MOAs and clinical profiles of available and emerging immunotherapies used alone or in combination across lines of therapy for the treatment of RCC
  • Recognize and manage side effects and toxicities associated with available and emerging immunotherapies used alone or in combination across lines of therapy for the treatment of RCC
  • Review established prognostic and potential predictive immune- and non-immune-related biomarkers for RCC
  • Discuss current recommendations and emerging evidence regarding the use of immunotherapies for patients with RCC during the COVID-19 pandemic including the management of irAEs and the utility of telemedicine
  • Explain patient-centered SDM approaches aimed at optimizing cancer care and survivorship for those with RCC and the role of emergency care physicians as part of multidisciplinary teams in the diagnosis and management of irAEs associated with immunotherapies used alone or in combination

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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the virtual live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:

This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.

Credits:
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

ONCC Statement

The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points.

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.

DISCLAIMER

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.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com

Feel free to pass this invitation on to your physicians, fellows, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners, and any other colleagues that you believe would be interested in attending this free CME/CNE program.

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