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Case Studies in Head and Neck Cancer: What Is the Best Sequence of TherapyThe role of immunotherapy in the treatment of patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) is explored through two cases.

 

The cases presented are modeled on the interactive grand rounds approach. The questions within the activity are designed to test your current knowledge. After each question, you will be able to see whether you answered correctly and read evidence-based information that supports the most appropriate answer choice.

 

This activity is intended for hematologist/oncologists, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with SCCHN.

 

The goal of this activity is to increase understanding of current approaches to treating advanced SCCHN with immunotherapy.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the clinical study designs, as well as efficacy and safety findings, from trials that have evaluated immune checkpoint inhibitor regimens in patients with recurrent or metastatic SCCHN.
  • Have greater competence related to identifying tumor characteristics and other clinical features that guide treatment selection in patients with recurrent or metastatic SCCHN.
  • Have greater competence related to strategies for monitoring and managing treatment-related adverse events.

 

Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

 

Credit Available: May 15, 2020 - May 15, 2021

 

Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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Additional Resources for Clinicans from SITC:

 

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"The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on immunotherapy for the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC)" (Published July 15, 2019)

 

 

 

View Guidelines Here.

View On-Demand Webinar Here.

 

Original Course Date: May 15, 2020

Approved Credit:
  • : 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Originally published April 30, 2020 (updated May 7, 2020)

    Course Description

    This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. Designed for oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on recent clinical advancements, management of immune-related adverse events, underlying mechanisms of different immunotherapy options, clinical application for various disease states, and what to look for in the future. View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    This course, Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer, provides an overview of immunotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer. Multiple clinical trials are discussed, including both mono- and combination therapies.  Learners will have an opportunity to interactively apply what they've learned through two case studies. At the end of this course, participants will be better able to implement immunotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer.
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for program coordinators, health care managers, physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty

    Michael Gibson, MD, PhD FACP
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Director of Translational Research for Head and Neck Oncology
    Director of Translational Therapeutics for Esophago-Gastric Oncology
    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Describe rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatments for head and neck cancers. 
    • Identify appropriate clinical management of common side effects of immunotherapy agents. 
       

    SITC Online Education Disclaimer

    A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. Readers should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this educational activity.


     

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Credit Available: 4/30/20 - 4/30/21

    Approximate Time to Complete:  45 minutes
     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

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    The 2019-2020 Advances in Cancer ImmunotherapyTM educational series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Exelixis, Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation and Merck & Co., Inc.
     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    Joint_accreditation_statement_logo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

    CME-MOC_badge.jpg
     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2066-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Application


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.7 contact hour. Designated for 0.5 contact hour of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of commercial interest.
     

    Faculty

    Michael Gibson, MD, PhD: Consulting fees to Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Fees for Non-CME/CE services received directly from a commercial interest or their agents to Bristol-Myers Squibb (non-branded)


    Planners and Managers

    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
     

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity. During the period 4/30/20 through 4/30/21 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 


    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please follow the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Successfully complete both the post-test with passing score of 80% or better and activity evaluation.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 80% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.


    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Edge, Apple Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7+) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain a discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com

     

     

    Original Course Date: April 30, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.75 hours Contact Hour
  • ANCC: 0.70 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation
  • : 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

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    Published February 11, 2020

    Course Description

    This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. Designed for oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on recent clinical advancements, management of immune-related adverse events, underlying mechanisms of different immunotherapy options, clinical application for various disease states, and what to look for in the future. View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    This course, What's Next for Cancer Immunotherapy?, covers the future of cancer immunotherapy such as understanding important trends, new developments, potential approvals and disease states with promising data.
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for program coordinators, health care managers, physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty

    Evan J. Lipson, MD
    Associate Professor, Department of Oncology
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Parul Agarwal, MD
    Medical Oncology Fellow
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Describe the rationale behind expanding the settings in which cancer immunotherapy is administered, including patients with a larger variety of tumor types and patient populations previously excluded from clinical trial participation.
    • Describe the basis for novel immunotherapy drug combinations.
       

    SITC Online Education Disclaimer

    A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. Readers should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this educational activity.


     

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Credit Available: 2/11/20 - 2/11/21

    Approximate Time to Complete:  45 minutes
     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

    sitc_log_color.png PIM_logo.png

    The 2019-2020 Advances in Cancer ImmunotherapyTM educational series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Exelixis, Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation and Merck & Co., Inc.
     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    Joint_accreditation_statement_logo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

    CME-MOC_badge.jpg
     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-1083-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.7 contact hours.  Designated for 0.4 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of commercial interest.
     

    Faculty

    Evan J. Lipson, MD: Consultant (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis, EMD Serono, Array BioPharma, Macrogenics, Merck); Contracted Research (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck)
     

    Parul Agarwal, MD: Nothing to Disclose


    Planners and Managers

    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
     

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity. During the period 2/11/20 through 2/11/21 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 


    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please follow the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for What's Next for Cancer Immunotherapy?
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Successfully complete both the post-test with passing score of 80% or better and activity evaluation.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 80% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.


    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Edge, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7+) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain a discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com

     

     

    Original Course Date: February 11, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.75 hours Contact Hour
  • ANCC: 0.70 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation
  • : 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

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    Published January 16, 2020

    Course Description

    This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. Designed for oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on recent clinical advancements, management of immune-related adverse events, underlying mechanisms of different immunotherapy options, clinical application for various disease states, and what to look for in the future. View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    This course, Toxicity Management, provides an overview of clinical toxicity management for cancer immunotherapy. Both common and uncommon immune-related adverse events (irAEs) are discussed and learners will have an opportunity to interactively apply what they've learned through two case studies. At the end of this course, participants will be better able to manage immune-related adverse events for patients receiving cancer immunotherapy.
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for program coordinators, health care managers, physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty

    Morgan Gwynn, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
    Melanoma and Head & Neck Oncology Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
    University of North Carolina Medical Center
     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Identify common and uncommon immune-related adverse events associated with cancer immunotherapy
    • Describe best practices for managing common side effects seen in cancer immunotherapy treatment

    SITC Online Education Disclaimer

    A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. Readers should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this educational activity.


     

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Credit Available: 1/16/20-1/16/21

    Approximate Time to Complete:  45 minutes
     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

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    The 2019-2020 Advances in Cancer ImmunotherapyTM educational series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Exelixis, Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation and Merck & Co., Inc.
     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    Joint_accreditation_statement_logo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

    CME-MOC_badge.jpg
     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-1068-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Application


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.8 contact hour.  Designated for 0.7 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of commercial interest.
     

    Faculty

    Morgan Gwynn, PharmD, BCOP, CPP: Nothing to disclose


    Planners and Managers

    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
     

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity. During the period 1/16/20 through 1/16/21 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 


    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please follow the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for Toxicity Management.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Successfully complete both the post-test with passing score of 80% or better and activity evaluation.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 80% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.


    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Edge, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7+) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain a discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com

     

     

    Original Course Date: January 16, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.75 hours Contact Hour
  • ANCC: 0.80 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation
  • : 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

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    2019 Head and Neck Cancer Courses
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    Best Practices in the Management of SCCHN With Checkpoint InhibitionDr Dan Zandberg reviews the latest understanding in the use of checkpoint inhibition in SCCHN through an examination of 3 cases.

     

    This activity is intended for oncologists, surgeons, and pathologists.

     

    The goal of this activity is to increase understanding of the use of checkpoint inhibition in advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) as well as ongoing research into its use earlier in the disease setting.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Have increased knowledge regarding the evidence-based management of patients with SCCHN
    • Have increased knowledge regarding the role of cancer immunotherapy clinical trials
    • Have greater competence related to selecting the most appropriate cancer immunotherapy regimen for patients with SCCHN
    • Have greater competence related to managing immune-related adverse effects

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 1 hour

     

    Credit Available: May 9, 2019 - May 9, 2020

     

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Additional Resources for Clinicans from SITC:

     

    sitc-cig-rgb.png

    "The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on immunotherapy for the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC)" (Published July 15, 2019)

     

     

     

    View Guidelines Here.

    View On-Demand Webinar Here.

    Original Course Date: May 09, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACCME: 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ABIM: 1 hour ABIM MOC Part 2 Credits

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    Course Description

    aci17-sitc-clr.jpgExemplar video presentations from the live Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are available as an online Video Series course. One video has been selected for each topic of the 2019 ACI program (eight total modules).

     

    The online modules will facilitate understanding of the clinical applications of cancer immunotherapy for disease states with FDA-approved treatments, strategies for overcoming operational and reimbursement barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting and the identification and management of immune-related adverse events.

     

    The Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer module covers clinical data on the efficacy of approved therapies, the mechanism of action of approved therapies, patient selection for approved therapies, and dosing and sequencing of approved therapies for the treatment of head and neck cancers. The module also includes case studies on immunotherapy for the treatment of head and neck cancers.

     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty
    Glenn J. Hanna, MD

    Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy in treatment of head and neck cancer patients
    • Identify the appropriate clinical management of common side effects of immunotherapy agents
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatments for Head and Neck cancers

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: One hour and 45 minutes

    Credit Available: April 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020

     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

     

    This activity is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AbbVie Inc., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation, Lilly USA, LLC, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Prometheus Laboratories Inc. 
     

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)"™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.75 contact hour(s) (0.175 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-730-H04-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

     

    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.7 contact hours.  Designated for 0.3 pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Glenn J. Hanna, MD: Institutional support from BMS and EMD Serono


    Planners and Managers
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 


    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please following the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for the appropriate course title.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Complete the post-test and survey.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-5 weeks.

     

    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com.

    Original Course Date: April 25, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 1.75 hours CEU
  • ANCC: 1.70 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 1.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Video Series: Head and Neck Cancer and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
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    Course Description

    aci17-sitc-clr.jpgExemplar video presentations from the live Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are available as an online Video Series course. One video has been selected for each topic of the 2019 ACI program (eight total modules).

     

    The online modules will facilitate understanding of the clinical applications of cancer immunotherapy for disease states with FDA-approved treatments, strategies for overcoming operational and reimbursement barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting and the identification and management of immune-related adverse events.

     

    The Basic Prinicples of Cancer Immunotherapy module covers the basic principles and mechanisms behind cancer immunotherapy.

     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty
    Theodore F. Logan, MD

    Associate Professor, Medicine

    Indiana University Simon Cancer Center

     

    Learning Objectives 

    At the conclusion of this activy, the participants should be able to:

    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy
    • Recognize various approaches to cancer immunotherapy including therapeutic vaccine, adoptive cell transfer, cytokines, checkpoint inhibitor modulation, effector antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates

    • Explain the mechanism by which tumors evade the immune system and mechanisms to overcome this immunosuppression

    • List important biomarkers for measuring the immune response


    Continuing Education Information

    Approximate Time to Complete: 45 minutes

    Credit Available: April 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020

     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

     

    This activity is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AbbVie Inc., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation, Lilly USA, LLC, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Prometheus Laboratories Inc. 

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    Joint_accreditation_statement_logo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)"™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour(s) (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-727-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

     

    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.7 contact hours.  Designated for 0.1 pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Theodore F. Logan, MD: Consulting - Prometheus Laboratories; Contracted Research - Abbott Laboratories, Abraxix BioSciences, Acceleron Pharma, Amgen, Argos Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, AVEO, BioVex, Breistol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Roche, Immatics, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Synta, Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Mellennium, TRACON Pharma, Cerulean Pharma, EMD Serono, Prometheus Laboratories, Macrogenics, Peloton Therapeutics, Iovance Biotherapeutics, MedImmune, Dynavax

    Planners and Managers
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please following the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for the appropriate course title.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Complete the post-test and survey.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section.

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-5 weeks.

     

    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com.

    Original Course Date: January 31, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.75 hours CEU
  • ANCC: 0.70 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Video Series: Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    Collapse 2019 Video Series: What

    Course Description

    aci17-sitc-clr.jpgExemplar video presentations from the live Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are available as an online Video Series course. One video has been selected for each topic of the 2019 ACI program (eight total modules).

     

    The online modules will facilitate understanding of the clinical applications of cancer immunotherapy for disease states with FDA-approved treatments, strategies for overcoming operational and reimbursement barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting and the identification and management of immune-related adverse events.

     

    The What's Next for Cancer Immunotherapy module covers the future of cancer immunotherapy such as understanding important trends, new developments, potential approvals and disease states with promising data.

     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty
    Christian Capitini, MD

    Assistant Professor, Medicine

    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
    • Become familiar with clinical data on the efficacy and mechanism of action of approved therapies.

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 30 minutes

    Credit Available: April 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020

     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

     

    This activity is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AbbVie Inc., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation, Lilly USA, LLC, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Prometheus Laboratories Inc. 
     

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)"™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.5 contact hour(s) (0.05 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-734-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

     

    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.  Designated for 0.2 pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Christian Capitini, MD: Consulting Fees - Nektar Therapeutics 

    Planners and Managers
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please following the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for the appropriate course title.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Complete the post-test and survey.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-5 weeks.

     

    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com.

    Original Course Date: January 31, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.50 hours CEU
  • ANCC: 0.50 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Video Series: What
    Collapse 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)

    Access the updated course, Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment.

    Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment, is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Please note that continuing education credit for 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer ImmunotherapyTM) is only available through April 25, 2020.


    Course Description

    aci17-sitc-clr.jpgExemplar video presentations from the live Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are available as an online Video Series course. One video has been selected for each topic of the 2019 ACI program (eight total modules).

     

    The online modules will facilitate understanding of the clinical applications of cancer immunotherapy for disease states with FDA-approved treatments, strategies for overcoming operational and reimbursement barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting and the identification and management of immune-related adverse events.

     

    The Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy module covers practical barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting (operations and reimbursement).. The module also includes a panel discussion in which experts in the field discuss common challenges they have faced including coverage and reimbursement challenges and adverse event managment.

     

     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty
    Ryan Weight, DO, MD

    Assistant Professor

    University of Colorado

     

    Monique Giordana, PharmD, BCOP

    Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

    Regions Hospital 

     

    Lisa A. Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP

    Associate Professor of Oncology/Nurse Practitioner

    Mayo Clinic

     

    Jodi Nordberg

    Billing Operations Manager

    UM Physicians

     

    Sara Smith, PharmD, BCOP

    Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

    University of Minnesota Heath Maple Grove

     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Identify solutions to overcome operational and financial barriers to integrating immunotherapy into their practice setting.

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: One hour and 30 minutes

    Credit Available: April 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020

     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

     

    This activity is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AbbVie Inc., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation, Lilly USA, LLC, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Prometheus Laboratories Inc. 
     

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)"™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hour(s) (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-733-H01-P) 

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

     

    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.  Designated for 0.2 pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Ryan Weight, DO, MD: Consulting Fees - ACCC, Castle Biosciences, Novartis; Fees for Non-CME.CE Services - Merck; Contracted Research - BMS

    Monique Giordana, PharmD, BCOP: No conflict of interest to report.

    Lisa Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP: Consulting Fees - BMS, Array BioPharma

    Jodi Nordberg: Fees for Non-CME/CE Services - Genentech

    Sara Smith, PharmD, BCOP: Consulting Fees - Takeda



    Planners and Managers
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please following the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for the appropriate course title.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Complete the post-test and survey.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-5 weeks.

     

    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com.

    Original Course Date: January 31, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 1.50 hours CEU
  • ANCC: 1.50 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 1.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    Collapse 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)

    Access the updated course, Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment.

    Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment, is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Please note that continuing education credit for 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer ImmunotherapyTM) is only available through April 25, 2020.


    Course Description

    aci17-sitc-clr.jpgExemplar video presentations from the live Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are available as an online Video Series course. One video has been selected for each topic of the 2019 ACI program (eight total modules).

     

    The online modules will facilitate understanding of the clinical applications of cancer immunotherapy for disease states with FDA-approved treatments, strategies for overcoming operational and reimbursement barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting and the identification and management of immune-related adverse events.

     

    The Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy module covers practical barriers to implementing immunotherapy in a community setting (operations and reimbursement).. The module also includes a panel discussion in which experts in the field discuss common challenges they have faced including coverage and reimbursement challenges and adverse event managment.

     

     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.
     

    Faculty
    Ryan Weight, DO, MD

    Assistant Professor

    University of Colorado

     

    Monique Giordana, PharmD, BCOP

    Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

    Regions Hospital 

     

    Lisa A. Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP

    Associate Professor of Oncology/Nurse Practitioner

    Mayo Clinic

     

    Jodi Nordberg

    Billing Operations Manager

    UM Physicians

     

    Sara Smith, PharmD, BCOP

    Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

    University of Minnesota Heath Maple Grove

     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

    • Identify solutions to overcome operational and financial barriers to integrating immunotherapy into their practice setting.

    Continuing Education Information

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: One hour and 30 minutes

    Credit Available: April 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020

     

    Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

     

    This activity is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AbbVie Inc., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc., Genentech, Incyte Corporation, Lilly USA, LLC, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Prometheus Laboratories Inc. 
     

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for 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.

     

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)"™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Pharmacy Education

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hour(s) (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-733-H01-P) 

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

     

    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.  Designated for 0.2 pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Ryan Weight, DO, MD: Consulting Fees - ACCC, Castle Biosciences, Novartis; Fees for Non-CME.CE Services - Merck; Contracted Research - BMS

    Monique Giordana, PharmD, BCOP: No conflict of interest to report.

    Lisa Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP: Consulting Fees - BMS, Array BioPharma

    Jodi Nordberg: Fees for Non-CME/CE Services - Genentech

    Sara Smith, PharmD, BCOP: Consulting Fees - Takeda



    Planners and Managers
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 

    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

    If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please following the steps below:

    1. After completing the course, click My Credit from the left-hand side of the SITC connectED homepage.
    2. Under Pending Credit, click Request Credit for the appropriate course title.
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Complete the post-test and survey.
    5. Click Process Credit.
    6. Your Certificate will be available to view in the Submitted Credit section. 

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-5 weeks.

     

    Media
    Internet

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer
    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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

    Contact PIM: www.pimed.com.

    Original Course Date: January 31, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 1.50 hours CEU
  • ANCC: 1.50 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 1.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Video Series: Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)