Enhancing Health Literacy on the Frontlines of Oncology Care: Better Communication to Optimize Outcomes

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FACULTY

Ruth Parker, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Michael Wolf, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Kathy Madden, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, AOCNP, APHN
NYU Melanoma Program
Clinical Cancer Center
New York, NY

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring, web-based activity is focused on the assessment and management of health literacy and effective patient communication in the oncology setting.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity will be developed for oncology nurses, advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse navigators, and pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Describe the effects of limited health literacy on adherence and patient outcomes
  • Implement techniques for effectively communicating with patients at all levels of health literacy
  • List techniques for overcoming challenges associated with low health literacy
  • Recognize the importance of self-management education interventions for empowering patients across the trajectory of cancer

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(s)™. 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 who work with patients with cancer. CNE Credits:
1.00 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 1.00 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION CREDIT

Amedco is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this program qualifies for up to 1.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0453-9999-17-509-H04-P(K)

AAFP ACCREDITATION

This Enduring Material activity, Enhancing Health Literacy on the Frontlines of Oncology Care: Better Communication to Optimize Outcomes, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 01/01/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

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 a 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

Dr. Parker has nothing to disclose.

Dr. Wolf has received a grant contract from Eli Lilly specific to medication safety and adherence. Also, Dr. Wolf has receive a grant contract from Eli Lilly specific to the design of a patient engagement measure.

Kathy Madden 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:

Nina Oshiokpekhai, MS, PharmD, Medical Director for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes, 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 lectures, 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 activity.
3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate via email within 30 days.

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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RELEASE DATE: March 20, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: March 20, 2019
MEDIUM: Internet

Estimated Time to Complete This Educational Activity: 60 minutes

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Participation Statement
This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields. This subsidy is reflected in the registration fees for this activity.

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