The Oncology Nurse’s Role in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer

FACULTY

Tanguy Y. Seiwert, MD
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Disease Group
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This online activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with head and neck cancer.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This online activity is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses involved in the management of patients with advanced SCCHN.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the dysregulation of the immune system that supports the development of SCCHN
  • Review the mechanisms of action of immune-oncology therapies in patients with recurrent and metastatic SCCHN
  • Discuss clinical trial-derived efficacy and safety data for immuno-oncology agents for use in patients with recurrent or metastatic SCCHN
  • Explain how to recognize and manage immune check point inhibitor-associated immune-related adverse events in patients with SCCHN

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 online 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 online activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with head and neck cancer.
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 hours of continuing nursing education for 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 manufacturers of any commercial products and/or providers of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS

Faculty
Tanguy Y. Seiwert, MD, has received honoraria from Aduro, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, BMS, Innate, Loxo, Merck, Nanobiotix, and Roche Diagnostics.

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 reviewer.
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, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Ana Maria Albino, Program Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Nicole Longo, DO, FACOI, Director of Medical and Scientific Services of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for 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 this lecture, 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/CNE 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 pre-and-post survey.
4. Submit the 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.

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RELEASE DATE: December 16, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: December 16, 2020

Copyright © 2019 Med Learning Group. All rights reserved. These materials may be used for personal use only. Any rebroadcast, distribution, or reuse of this presentation or any part of it in any form for other than personal use without the express written permission of Med Learning Group is prohibited.

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