Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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 an educational grant from Incyte Corporation and Mallinckrodt LLC.

Advances In™: Navigating Nursing Challenges When Caring for Patients With GVHD, VOD, and Other Posttransplant Conditions

Release Date: May 29, 2020
Expiration Date: May 29, 2021

Activity Overview

This online educational activity is designed to provide expert interpretation of new and emerging data on the treatment of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), veno-occlusive disease (VOD), and other transplant-related complications, with a forward-looking perspective on how new and novel agents might impact clinical practice. Signs and symptoms, current and emerging treatments, and recognition and management of treatment-related toxicities of each disease is presented in a multimedia format, including a series of video interviews with two expert thought leaders integrated into text-based elements.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Incyte Corporation and Mallinckrodt LLC.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.


Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward nurses and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the treatment of hematologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Evaluate the pathogenesis of GVHD and VOD to aid in the understanding of current and emergent therapeutic options used in nursing care.
  • Summarize current nursing best practices in prophylaxis and treatment of GVHD and VOD.
  • Articulate current evidence regarding emerging therapeutics in the prophylaxis and treatment of GVHD and VOD and relevance for nursing care.
  • Appraise potential treatment strategies to manage treatment-related toxicities associated with the nursing management of patients with GVHD and VOD.

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Faculty

Rita M. Jakubowski DNP, MSN, RN, OCN-ANP-BC, BMTCN
Senior Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Program Manager Oncology
Quality and Practice
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY

Disclosures: Rita M. Jakubowski, DNP, MSN, RN, OCN-ANP-BC, BMTCN, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Joyce Neumann PhD, APRN, AOCN, BMTCN
Program Director, SCTCT
Department of Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy
Adjuvant Ethicist, Section of Integrated Ethics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Disclosures: Rita M. Jakubowski, DNP, MSN, RN, OCN-ANP-BC, BMTCN, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

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

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional 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 PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.


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