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 Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech Inc.

Oncology Briefings™: Illustrated Case Discussions in Nursing: Managing and Treating Adverse Events from Cancer Immunotherapy

Release Date: May 27, 2020
Expiration Date: May 27, 2021

Activity Overview

This online activity is designed to provide a concise and focused overview on the underlying mechanisms of cancer immunotherapy, the incidence and classification of immune-related adverse events (irAEs), and the mitigation and treatment of checkpoint blockade-induced toxicities from a nursing perspective. The engaging, multimedia format of this program includes audio commentary from an expert thought leader integrated with text-based elements to put the latest updates into context to help you improve the care of your patients who may experience irAEs.

Acknowledgement of Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech Inc.

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 activity is directed toward nurses and physicians who manage or treat patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Outline the underlying mechanisms by which immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) therapies exert their efficacy in cancer and discuss effective strategies to simplify and communicate this concept with appropriate patients
  • Review pivotal data and rationale supporting ongoing clinical trials evaluating immune checkpoint inhibitors as single agents or in combination in the treatment of solid tumors
  • Apply evidence-based guidelines for optimal evaluation, diagnosis, and management of irAEs in patients being treated with immuno-oncology therapy
  • Employ practical knowledge of immuno-oncology strategies to real-world clinical scenarios to promote effective communication and coordination of care regarding irAEs with patients and caregivers

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.


Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UCLA Melanoma Program
Los Angeles, CA

Disclosures: Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP 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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