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Accreditation/ Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Astellas, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Foundation Medicine, Inc.


Community Practice Connections™: Oncogenic Tumor Board in NSCLC: Targeting Driver Mutations to Maximize Therapeutic Outcomes


Release Date: August 31, 2016
Expiration Date: August 31, 2017
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

This activity consists of a series of interactive clinical vignettes, short video interviews of leading lung cancer experts, and short summaries of clinical data related to these issues. The video interviews address decision points in the clinical vignettes, as well as questions commonly faced in the community oncology practice setting. The content and interviews are related to presentations given at Oncogenic Tumor Board in NSCLC: Targeting Driver Mutations to Maximize Therapeutic Outcomes, a CME-certified, ancillary satellite symposium held in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Instructions For This Activity & Receiving Credit

  • You will need to login to participate in the activity.
  • Each presentation may contain an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the presentation; however, you may not go back to change answers or review videos/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, "educational content/video" will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME certificate, participants must complete the activity.
  • Complete the posttest and pass with a score of 70% or higher, complete the evaluation and then click on request for credit. Participants may immediately download a CME certificate upon completion of these steps.


Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists who treat patients with lung cancer. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of cancer, will be invited to participate.


Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:
  • Apply clinical trial evidence to decision making to personalize care in the frontline setting of non–small cell lung cancer(NSCLC) with actionable mutations
  • Determine multidisciplinary methods to facilitate tumor tissue testing and the evolving use of methods for rebiopsy or liquid biopsies to identify actionable mutations in multiple lines of care for patients with lung cancer
  • Assess current and emerging strategies to address the problem of acquired resistance and relapse in patients with NSCLC
  • Personalize care via the use of tumor-specific and patient-specific characteristics in the management of patients with advanced forms of NSCLC beyond disease progression 


Faculty, and Staff Disclosures

Faculty

Robert Doebele, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Medical Oncology/Department of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Ignyta and Abbott Molecular; Consultant: Ariad and Pfizer; Other: Licensing fees from Ariad and Abbott Molecular.

 
 

David R. Gandara, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Program
Senior Advisor to the Director
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sacramento, CA

Disclosure: Research Grants: AstraZeneca/Medi, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Clovis, Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, Merck, and Novartis; Consultant: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Clovis, Genentech, Guardant Health, Lilly, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, and Synta. 
 

Barbara J. Gitlitz, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Disclosure: Consultant: Clovis and Ariad; Speaker’s Bureau: Genentech and Lilly. 


 

Jonathan Riess, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology Oncology
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sacramento, CA
Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Celgene, Ariad, Clovis, and MedTronic; Consultant: Merck, Novartis, and Millennium.





The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC


Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

As a sponsor accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of PER® to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its CME activities. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a COI.
 
Additionally, PER® is required by ACCME to resolve all COI. We have identified and resolved all COI prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Once you begin the activity, please answer the demographic questions. This will allow you to proceed to the activity.
  • This activity contains one or more interactive questions. You may move forward through the activity; however, you may not go back to change answers or review content until you finish the activity.
  • At the end of the activity, an “Educational Content” link will be available for you to download content in PDF format for your reference.
  • If you close the Web browser after you complete the activity, the “Educational Content” link will disappear and you will need to review the activity in its entirety to once again access the “Educational Content” link.
  • In order to receive a CME certificate, participants must complete the activity.
  • Click on the “Request Credits” link at the end of the activity. Take the posttest and pass with a score of 70% or higher, complete the evaluation, and then click on “Request Credits.” Participants may immediately download a CME certificate upon completion of these steps.


Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This CME activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label uses of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition.
 
The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, or any of the companies that provided commercial support for this activity.


Hardware And Software Requirements

Supported Browsers
Internet Explorer v.7 or greater (for Windows) | Mozilla Firefox v.2 or greater (for Windows, Mac, Linux)

Minimum System Requirements (Windows)
  • A Pentium-based PC or compatible computer
  • At least 64MB of RAM
  • Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP/Vista system software
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 786 or larger recommended
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher, Foxit Reader 2.0 or likewise
Minimum System Requirements (Mac OS)
  • A PowerPC processor-based Macintosh computer
  • At least 64MB of RAM
  • Mac OS 7.5 or later
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 786 or larger recommended
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher, Foxit Reader 2.0 or likewise


CME Provider Contact Information
Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC
666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 356
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Toll Free: 888-949-0045
Local: 609-378-3701
Fax: 609-257-0705
info@gotoper.com
 




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