Oncology

Recent Advances in Oncology for the Primary Care Physician - Philadelphia

Course details

  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.25 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
Price: $1.00
Title & description

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Program Description: 

Brochure

Overview & Target Audience:

This activity is designed to provide primary care physicians and other members of the healthcare team an update on current issues in the care of cancer patients. This activity will provide information on cancer screening, treatment, and shared care management.

This activity has been designed for primary care physicians including general medicine, internal medicine, family practice, primary care practice nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the primary care of patients.

Conference materials will be available on-line. Please bring your electronic device to view
presentations in real time.


Objectives:

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

  • Identify new advances in cancer treatment including: immunotherapy, precision surgery, and proton therapy
  • Describe the latest evidenced-based screening guidelines for high incidence cancers
  • Identify the role of the PCP in follow-up care and managing symptoms related to cancer and its treatment

Agenda:

5:45 pm Registration/Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres

6:15 pm Controversies and Update in Cancer Screening

  • Carmen E. Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP

6:40 pm Navigating the Cancer Journey - Right doctor, Right time

  • Patricia Gambino, BSN, MSN

6:50 pm Precision Surgery for Lung Cancer - TumorGlow TM Technology: Lung and Brain Tumors

  • Taine T.V. Pechet, MD and James Schuster, MD, PhD

7:10 pm Hot Topics in Radiation Therapy

  • Steven Joel Feigenberg, MD

7:30 pm Update on Targeted Therapies: Implications for the PCP

  • Charu Aggarwal, MD, MPH

7:50 pm Update on Immunotherapies: Implications for the PCP

  • Evan W. Alley, MD, PhD

8:10 pm Panel Discussion and Questions/Answers

  • Panel Moderator: Carmen E. Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP
  • Panel: Charu Aggarwal, MD, MPH, Evan W. Alley, MD, PhD, Steven Joel Feigenberg, MD, Patricia Gambino, BSN, MSN, Taine T.V. Pechet, MD, James M. Schuster, MD, PhD

8:30 pm Meeting Adjournment


Accreditation:

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.

Designation of Credit:

Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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 notify all pre-registrants but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
The Ritterhouse
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States
This live activity started on April 19th, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 2.25
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 2.25
Activity Documents
Groups:
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@pennmedicine.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.