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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.

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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Changing Standards in EGFR-Mutated Lung Cancers


Release Date: June 29, 2018
Expiration Date: June 29, 2019
Media: Internet - based
 

Activity Overview

Community Practice Connections: Working Group for Changing Standards in EGFR-Mutated Lung Cancers: Real-World Applications of the Evidence for Nurses consists of a summary of clinical data on changing standards of care for patients with EGFR-mutated lung cancer, as well as a series of interactive clinical vignettes and short video interviews with leading healthcare experts in lung cancer. The video interviews address decision points in the clinical vignettes, as well as questions commonly faced in the community oncology practice setting.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Instructions for This Activity and 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 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 all attendees of the ONS 43rd Annual Congress, including nurses and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the treatment of lung cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Explain optimal testing platforms to utilize that can inform clinical decision making in newly diagnosed and relapsed patients with advanced NSCLC
  • Apply clinical trial evidence to optimize the initial treatment of advanced EGFR mutation‒positive NSCLC
  • Determine key resistance mutations and strategies to address relapsed disease, and to optimally sequence approaches beyond disease progression in advanced NSCLC
  • Describe practical methods to proactively identify and mitigate the impact of treatment-related toxicities in the management of patients with advanced NSCLC
Program Co-Chairs

Benjamin P. Levy, MD
Clinical Director of Medical Oncology
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Washington, DC
 

Disclosures: Consultant: AstraZeneca, Celgene, Merck, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Takeda

Rasheda Persinger, MSN, AGNP-C
Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Washington, DC
 
 

Disclosure: Speaker's Bureau: Guardant360

Faculty

Joshua Bauml, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
 

Disclosure: Grant Research Support: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, EMD Serono, GlaxoSmithKline, Genentech; Consultant: AstraZeneca, Pfizer

Ann Culkin, RN, OCN
Department of Nursing
Office of Azadeh Namakydoust, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Middletown, NJ
 

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

Alexander Drilon, MD
Clinical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Clinic
Assistant Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
 

Disclosure: Consultant: AstraZeneca

Victoria Sherry, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP
Clinical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Clinic
Assistant Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
 

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

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

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