This activity is intended for medical and surgical oncologists, oncology
nurses, advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, oncology pharmacists,
and other healthcare professionals involved in treating patients
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Apply emerging concepts in understanding and managing dermatologic
toxicities associated with targeted agents in oncology
- Incorporate assessment and management protocols for cardiovascular
adverse events in patients with cancer who are treated with targeted
- Utilize new indications and guidelines in treating chemotherapy-induced
nausea and vomiting
- Explain how to avoid drug–drug interactions with the newer targeted
agents in oncology to avoid toxicity
|Term of Offering
Release date: October 31, 2016
Expiration date: October 31, 2017
Estimated time to complete activity:1 hour
Mario Lacouture, MD
Director of the Oncodermatology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Richard Gralla, MD
Professor of Medicine (Oncology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Sally Yowell Barbour, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Director of Oncology Pharmacy Programs
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
Duke University Medical Center
|Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
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The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to
products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial
interests related to the content of this CME activity:
|Name of Faculty or Presenter
||Reported Financial Relationship
|Mario Lacouture, MD
||Consultant for AstraZeneca,
Boehringer Ingelheim, Foamix,
Pharmaceuticals, Janssen R&D,
Novartis, Quintiles, and RP
investigator for Berg, Bristol-Myers
Squibb, and Roche.
|Richard Gralla, MD
||Consultant for Helsinn, Heron,
Merck, and Tesaro, Inc.; speakers’
bureau for Heron and Merck.
|Sally Yowell Barbour, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
||Nothing to disclose
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Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership
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|Physician Credit Designation
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maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim
only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the
|Instructions for Credit
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CME activity in its entirety, participants must complete the posttest
and evaluation. The posttest and evaluation can be completed online
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and scoring 75% or better on the posttest, you will immediately receive
your certificate online. If you do not achieve a score of 75% or better
on the posttest, you will be asked to take it again. Please retain a copy
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Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Tesaro, Inc.
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