Oncology

UPDATES IN ONCOLOGY 2018 - Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

Course details

  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.50 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
Title & description

For information and questions, please contact Barbara Lopez : lopezb@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Program Description: 

Brochure

On-Line Registration

Overview & Target Audience:

This conference is designed to efficiently discuss the most recent clinical advances in oncology. This conference will address the questions that have emerged from the latest data presented at major international annual meetings.

This activity has been designed for medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, hematologists/oncologists, hematology/oncology fellows, radiologists, urologists, gastroenterologists, dermatologists, pulmonologists, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals
involved in the treatment of patients with cancer.


Objectives:

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

  • Describe recent advances in immunotherapy for cancer treatment
  • Identify the current clinical approach to CAR T Cell Therapy for cancer
  • Explain how to apply new clinical findings to a broad range of tumor types
  • Identify issues related to extent of therapy by genomics, stage and patient condition

Registration:

Registration fee includes dinner and access to the course materials. Parking fees are not covered. Most conference materials will be available online. Please bring your electronic device to view presentations in real time.

  • Non-Penn Physicians.................................$100.00
  • Non-Penn residents, fellows, nurses, and other healthcare professionals............$50.00
  • Penn faculty, staff, fellows.....................$25.00
  • Penn nurses, residents, students....................No Fee

For additional information please contact Barbara Lopez at lopezb@pennmedicine.upenn.edu at 215.662.7328.


Accreditation & Designation of Credit:

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 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 2.5 Category 1 credits for completing this 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 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 June 7th, 2018. No refunds will be issued thereafter.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 5:30pm - 9:15pm
Location: 
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19131
United States
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Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 2.50
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 2.50
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.