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

PER® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 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 2.0 Contact Hours.

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PER Pulse Recaps for the online activity Medical Crossfire®: Management of Adverse Events Associated with Therapies for Hematological Disorders: Nurses' Perspective

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Ariad and Celgene Corporation.

Medical Crossfire®: Management of Adverse Events Associated with Therapies for Hematological Disorders: Nurses' Perspective

Release Date: April 20, 2017
Expiration Date: April 20, 2018
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

Nurses play an essential role in optimizing outcomes for patients with hematologic disorders. This Medical Crossfire® educational activity, “Management of Adverse Events Associated with Therapies for Hematological Disorders: Nurses’ Perspective,” is designed to help nurses address clinically unmet needs in the management of adverse events associated with treatments for hematologic malignancies. Expert faculty will discuss the clinical relevance of timely identification and management of potential toxicities and address strategies to help anticipate problems that might adversely affect patients, thereby improving patient treatment adherence and outcomes. The essential role of oncology nurses in enhancing patient management in the context of the multidisciplinary team will also be reviewed.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Ariad and Celgene Corporation.

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 video files/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, "educational content/video files" will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME/CE 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/CE certificate upon completion of these steps.


Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses with an interest in the treatment of hematologic disorders.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:

  • Discuss clinically unmet needs in the management of treatment-related adverse events associated with therapies for hematologic malignancies
  • Describe treatment-related toxicities associated with the use of targeted and immunotherapeutic agents utilized in management of hematologic malignancies
  • Detail strategies that foster communication with patients concerning methods to monitor and manage treatment-related adverse events
  • Explain the role of the oncology nurse as a member of the multidisciplinary team charged with the prevention and mitigation of treatment-related toxicities


Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures

Chair

Michael J. Mauro, MD
Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program
Attending Physician, Leukemia Service
Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Novartis and Ariad; Consultant: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer

Ajai Chari, MD
Associate Professor
Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
 

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Celgene, Takeda, Janssen, and Novartis; Consultant: Array BioPharma, Novartis, Amgen, Janssen, and Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sandra Allen-Bard, NPc, MSN, ANCC, AOCNP
Nurse Practitioner
Staff Associate in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY
 

Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Patrick Spencer, RN, OCN
Nursing Clinical Specialty Coordinator
Multiple Myeloma Practice
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Ruttenberg Treatment Center
New York, NY

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Innate Pharma, Jounce Therapeutics; Consultant: Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Innate Pharma, Jounce Therapeutics, Eli Lilly, Merck, EMD-Serono

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

It is the policy of PER® to ensure the fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific objectivity in all of our CME/CE activities. In accordance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity, including spouses/partners, to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to participants as part of the activity planning process. PER® has implemented mechanisms to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to release of this activity.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This CME/CE activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME/CE activity is for continuing medical and nursing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a physician or nurse relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management 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.

CME Provider Contact Information

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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






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