Hematology

2018 Update in Hematologic Malignancies with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

Course details

  • 8.25 AAPA
  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.25 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
  • 8.00 contact hours
Title & description

For information and questions, please contact Barbara Lopez

Program Description: 

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On-Line Registration

Overview & Target Audience:

This conference is a comprehensive review of hematologic malignancies focusing on the clinical application of new research developments over the preceding year. Didactic presentations will include case discussions with Penn faculty and community experts. The conference format will provide significant opportunity for interaction with expert faculty and other attendees. Participants will leave with up-to-date, practical information which will have immediate clinical application.

This activity has been designed for hematologists, medical and radiation oncologists, primary care physicians, pathologists, hematology/oncology fellows, oncology nurses, oncology social workers, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with blood cancer.


Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss clinical features, including differential diagnoses for the various hematologic malignancies
  • Describe recent advances in treatment for the various hematologic malignancies
  • Summarize the major patient management issues experienced by the interprofessional care team, associated with hematologic malignancies
  • Define the state-of-the-art for genomic analyses for hematologic malignancies
  • Apply new strategies for incorporating therapies that target metabolism in blood cancers

Registration:

The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, and lunch. Please bring your electronic device to view presentations in real time.

  • Non-Penn Physicians.................................$50.00
  • Non-Penn residents, fellows, nurses, and other healthcare professionals............$25.00
  • Penn faculty, staff, residents, fellows, nurses, physician assistants and students.....................$25.00

For additional information please contact Barbara Lopez at lopezb@mail.med.upenn.edu


Accreditation & Credit Designation:

In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIANS: Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 8.25 Category 1 Credits for completing this activity.

NURSES: This program will award 8.25 contact hours.


Cancellation Policy:

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines and travel agencies.

In order to process refunds for conference withdrawals, we must receive cancellation in writing by December 15, 2017. No refunds will be issued thereafter.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 7:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19131
United States
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Available credit:
  • AAPA: 8.25
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 8.25
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 8.25
  • contact hours: 8.00
Activity Documents
Groups:
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@mail.med.upenn.edu | 215-898-8005
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.