2014 CTCA REVIEW

Welcome

Goal

Welcome to the third annual CTCA REVIEW! The goal of the CTCA REVIEW is to efficiently discuss the most recent clinical advances and trials in the rapidly evolving field of malignant hematology and oncology. This program is unique in addressing the questions and controversies that have emerged from the latest data presented at both the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual conferences.*

Educational Objectives

After attending the CTCA REVIEW, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret new and emerging data presented at the ASH and ASCO annual conferences*
  • Incorporate newer evidence-based data to assess the care of patients with cancer
  • Incorporate knowledge gained into appropriate management strategies to improve outcomes in patients with cancer
  • Utilize current standards of care for patients with cancer

Target Audience

The CTCA REVIEW is designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers involved in the care of oncology patients, including medical oncologists, hematologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, oncology fellows, resident trainees, primary care providers, advanced care practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, chiropractors, naturopathic physicians, and pharmacists.

Educational Methods

  • Interactive Presentations
  • Patient Case Presentations
  • Faculty Panel Discussion
  • Question and Answer Sessions

Course Evaluation

A course evaluation form will be provided to CTCA REVIEW participants to have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations, as well as to identify future educational topics. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content on their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Dannemiller and Athena Education Group. Dannemiller is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

Registered Nurses
Dannemiller is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN), Provider Number 4229. This activity has been approved for 7.0 contact hours. Please Note: CBRN credit is not accepted by the Michigan and Utah state licensing boards.

As a provider accredited by ACCME, Dannemiller must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgment regarding the presentation.

Pharmacists
Dannemiller is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is a knowledge based activity. Dannemiller has assigned 7.75 contact hours (0.775 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit for participation in this activity. ACPE program number 0522-9999-14-008-L01-P.

CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates

Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or certificates documenting attendance will be emailed to participants after the CTCA REVIEW. To obtain a CME or CE certificate, healthcare providers must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire. Upon request, a record of attendance certificate will be provided to other oncology care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices

In accordance with requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA-approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing information.

American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Dannemiller and Athena fully comply with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact Nike at nike.gazonas@athenaedgroup.com by July 1, 2014 in order to receive appropriate services at the conference.

For More Information

Please contact:
Athena Education Group, LLC
Attention: Nike Gazonas
River Walk, Building A
201 South Main Street, Suite 15
Lambertville, NJ USA 08530
Tel 609-903-1005
Fax 609-460-4127
Email nike.gazonas@athenaedgroup.com


Dannemiller Athena Education Group

Jointly provided by Dannemiller and Athena Education Group.

Dannemiller and Athena Education Group gratefully acknowledge an educational grant from the Cancer Treatment Centers of America® in support of this continuing education activity.

*This review course is not an official program of ASH or ASCO, nor is it endorsed by ASH or ASCO.




Partially supported by
Cancer Treatment Centers of America®.
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