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Collapse Community Considerations: The Ins and Outs of Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Cancer

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Do you know every organ system that immune-related adverse effects can affect?

Available beginning: January 4th, 2024

Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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Original Course Date: January 04, 2024
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • : 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Community Considerations: The Ins and Outs of Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Cancer
    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Patient education (Outpatient Cell therapies/T Cell Engagers)

    Published: On Date

     

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    Course Description and Target Audience
    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, advanced practitioners, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on how to educate your patients about receiving inpatient/outpatient cellular therapies; including examples of practical implementation provided


    Estimated time to complete activity: 25 Minutes

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

    • Understand the patient journey and how to prepare a patient for these steps.

    • To be informed of the many time points that require patient education and reinforcement.

    • Develop an understanding about the varying pieces of education necessary for patient success.

    • How to properly prepare patients and their caregivers for outpatient CAR-T cell therapy.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    No relevant financial conflicts.

    Faculty
    Meaghan Ekstrom, BA, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA

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

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

    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.

    Original Course Date: December 25, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Patient education (Outpatient Cell therapies/T Cell Engagers)
    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Patient education (Outpatient Cell therapies/T Cell Engagers)

    Published: On Date

     

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    Course Description and Target Audience
    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, advanced practitioners, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on how to educate your patients about receiving inpatient/outpatient cellular therapies; including examples of practical implementation provided


    Estimated time to complete activity: 25 Minutes

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

    • Understand the patient journey and how to prepare a patient for these steps.

    • To be informed of the many time points that require patient education and reinforcement.

    • Develop an understanding about the varying pieces of education necessary for patient success.

    • How to properly prepare patients and their caregivers for outpatient CAR-T cell therapy.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    No relevant financial conflicts.

    Faculty
    Meaghan Ekstrom, BA, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA

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

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

    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.

    Original Course Date: December 25, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Patient education (Outpatient Cell therapies/T Cell Engagers)
    Collapse Melanoma, v3.0 CPG Mini-Module 1– Multidisciplinary care for resectable melanoma

     

    Melanoma, v3.0 CPG Mini-Module 1– Multidisciplinary care for resectable melanoma

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, these on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

    Tina Hieken, MD, of Mayo Clinic, presents a case study of a patient with resectable melanoma and addresses benefits associated with immune checkpoint blockade therapy in the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings. Discussion between Dr. Hieken with panelists Elizabeth Buchbinder, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and April Salama, MD, of the Duke Cancer Institute touches on considerations for selecting appropriate treatment for patients, unanswered questions regarding neoadjuvant treatment, the need for larger clinical trials addressing immunotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting, and the importance of multidisciplinary care when treating patients with resectable disease.

     

    Run time: Approximately 11 minutes

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 


     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: December 07, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Melanoma, v3.0 CPG Mini-Module 1– Multidisciplinary care for resectable melanoma
    Collapse Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 3 – Management of lower gastrointestinal tumors

     

    Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module – Management of lower gastrointestinal tumors

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, these on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

     

    Cathy Eng, MD, FACP, FASCO, of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, addresses the guidelines in the context of tumors in the lower gastrointestinal tract by presenting a case study of multidisciplinary management of metastatic colorectal cancer. Dr. Eng also discusses important considerations when deciding between single-agent immune checkpoint blockade or combination therapy and the clinical data underlying these considerations.

     

    Run time: Approximately 15 minutes

     

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 


     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: December 05, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 3 – Management of lower gastrointestinal tumors
    Collapse Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 1– Immunotherapy biomarkers in the gastrointestinal tract

     

    Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module – Immunotherapy biomarkers in the gastrointestinal tract

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, these on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

     

    Kristen K. Ciombor, MD, MSCI, of Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, presents an overview of tumor-agnostic biomarkers including MSI-H/dMMR, POLE/POLD1 mutations, and TMB and the caveats of these biomarkers in the context of gastrointestinal cancers. Data from key clinical studies of these biomarkers are also discussed.

     

    Run time: Approximately 11 minutes

     

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 


     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: December 05, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 1– Immunotherapy biomarkers in the gastrointestinal tract
    Collapse Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 2 – Patient selection for immunotherapy for esophagogastric cancer

     

    Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module – Patient selection for immunotherapy for esophagogastric cancer

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, these on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

     

    Geoffrey Ku, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center presents two case studies of esophagogastric cancer, illustrating how biomarkers can provide guidance for treating a patient’s individual disease. Dr. Ku also discusses key first-line clinical studies underlying the guidelines and the need to identify patient subpopulations most likely to benefit from immunotherapy. The mini-module concludes with a discussion between Dr. Ku and moderator Ronan J. Kelly, MD, MBA, of Baylor University Medical Center on specific factors to consider when treating patients with PD-L1-positive esophagogastric tumors and the caveats of PD-L1 testing.

     

    Run time: Approximately 20 minutes

     

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 


     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: December 05, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gastrointestinal Cancer CPG Mini-Module 2 – Patient selection for immunotherapy for esophagogastric cancer
    Collapse LAG-3 Inhibitors for Metastatic Melanoma: Exploring Perspectives of the Multidisciplinary Team

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    Are you familiar with how to incorporate lymphocyte-activation gene 3 (LAG-3) inhibition into the management of metastatic melanoma? Find out more here!

    Available beginning: November 16th, 2023

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Original Course Date: November 16, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO LAG-3 Inhibitors for Metastatic Melanoma: Exploring Perspectives of the Multidisciplinary Team
    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: irAEs associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers

    Published: On 10/05/2023

     

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    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.

     

    The course irAES associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers starts with an overview of cellular therapies and bisepcific antibodies. Dr. Loretta Nastoupil of UT MD Anderson Cancer Center has described the immune related acute and late adverse events associated with CAR T-cell therapies and potential approches to management of toxicities. The case studies presented by Dr. Nastoupil help decide the best possible action plan for managing toxicities associated with CAR T-cell therapies in patients.


    Estimated time to complete activity:  40 Minutes

     

    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.

     

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

    • Give a brief overview of the mechanism of action and common toxicities associated with cellular therapies and T cell engagers.

    • List the multiple approaches that should be followed post treatment.

    • Describe the immune related acute and late adverse events (toxicities) associated with CAR-T cell therapies.

    • Describe similar acute toxicities associated with T-cell engagers and potential different approaches to management.

    • Explain the action plan for the management of toxicities associated with CAR-T cell therapies.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

     

    Faculty
    Loretta Nastoupil, MD
    Associate Professor
    UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Texas, USA

     

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

     

    Conflicts of Interest
    Researcher: BMS, Caribou Biosciences, Daiichi Sankyo, Epizyme, Genentech, Gilead/Kite, IGM Biosciences, Janssen, Novartis, Takeda
    Consultant/ Advisor/ Speaker: Abbvie, Atara, BMS, Caribou Biosciences, Daiichi Sankyo, Epizyme, Genentech, Gilead/Kite, Janssen, Merck, Novartis, Takeda


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

     

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

     

    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.

    Original Course Date: October 06, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: irAEs associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers
    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: irAEs associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers

    Published: On 10/05/2023

     

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    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.

     

    The course irAES associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers starts with an overview of cellular therapies and bisepcific antibodies. Dr. Loretta Nastoupil of UT MD Anderson Cancer Center has described the immune related acute and late adverse events associated with CAR T-cell therapies and potential approches to management of toxicities. The case studies presented by Dr. Nastoupil help decide the best possible action plan for managing toxicities associated with CAR T-cell therapies in patients.


    Estimated time to complete activity:  40 Minutes

     

    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.

     

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

    • Give a brief overview of the mechanism of action and common toxicities associated with cellular therapies and T cell engagers.

    • List the multiple approaches that should be followed post treatment.

    • Describe the immune related acute and late adverse events (toxicities) associated with CAR-T cell therapies.

    • Describe similar acute toxicities associated with T-cell engagers and potential different approaches to management.

    • Explain the action plan for the management of toxicities associated with CAR-T cell therapies.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

     

    Faculty
    Loretta Nastoupil, MD
    Associate Professor
    UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Texas, USA

     

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

     

    Conflicts of Interest
    Researcher: BMS, Caribou Biosciences, Daiichi Sankyo, Epizyme, Genentech, Gilead/Kite, IGM Biosciences, Janssen, Novartis, Takeda
    Consultant/ Advisor/ Speaker: Abbvie, Atara, BMS, Caribou Biosciences, Daiichi Sankyo, Epizyme, Genentech, Gilead/Kite, Janssen, Merck, Novartis, Takeda


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

     

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

     

    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.

    Original Course Date: October 06, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: irAEs associated with Cellular Therapies and T-cell Engagers
    Collapse Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module 2 – A Case of Vulvar Melanoma

     

    Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module – A Case of Vulvar Melanoma

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, three on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

     

    Jyoti Bajpai, MBBS, MD, DM, of Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India, presents a case study of pembrolizumab for metastatic vulvar melanoma. This case study addresses the relevance of the CPG recommendations for managing rare conditions like vulvar melanoma, necessary considerations when selecting resource-appropriate therapies in real-world situations, and studies supporting the use of supportive care or abbreviated courses of therapy when the standard of care is not available. This Mini-Module concludes with a discussion between Dr. Bajpai and Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, of University of Chicago Medicine on the need for more global collaboration to make immunotherapy accessible and affordable for patients around the world.

     

    Run time: Approximately 14 minutes

     

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 


     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: September 29, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module 2 – A Case of Vulvar Melanoma
    Collapse Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini Module 1 – Immunotherapy Biomarkers in the Gynecologic Tract: MMR, PD-L1, and TMB

     

    Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini Module – Immunotherapy Biomarkers in the Gynecologic Tract: MMR, PD-L1, and TMB

     

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, three on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.

     

    Anne M. Mills, MD, of the University of Virginia, provides a comprehensive overview of three biomarkers associated with immunotherapy for gynecologic cancers, specifically mismatch repair (MMR), PD-L1, and tumor mutation burden (TMB). Topics discussed include immunohistochemistry- and PCR-based testing for these biomarkers, interpretation of test results, and limitations associated with these testing methods, especially in the context of gynecologic cancers. The recommendations for immunotherapy testing of biomarkers based on tumor type and studies supporting these recommendations are also discussed and summarized. The Mini-Module ends with a discussion between Dr. Mills and Nora Disis, MD, FACP, of the University of Washington on the potential of total tumor DNA sequencing for detecting biomarkers

     

    Run time: Approximately 20 minutes

     

    Target Audience
    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 

     

    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

     

    Original Course Date: September 29, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini Module 1 – Immunotherapy Biomarkers in the Gynecologic Tract: MMR, PD-L1, and TMB
    Collapse Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module 3– Single agent immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer and Combination Therapy for Mismatch Repair-Proficient (pMMR) Endometrial Cancer

     

     

    Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module – Single agent immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer and Combination Therapy for Mismatch Repair-Proficient (pMMR) Endometrial Cancer

     

    The SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines Webinars connect clinicians with leading experts in the field and provide education about the evidence- and consensus-based recommendations in the clinical practice guidelines. To complement the advanced live webinar series, three on-demand, mini modules will assist learners in applying lessons learned on specific topics within the use of immunotherapy in their own practices and locate additional resources to continue their education.   

     

    Claire Friedman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center presents two case studies comparing and contrasting single-agent immunotherapy and immunotherapy-based combination therapy for gynecologic cancers. The first study presented addresses pembrolizumab monotherapy for recurrent high-risk HPV-positive cervical cancer, and the second presentation discusses the use of the tyrosine kinase inhibitor lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab to treat recurrent pMMR endometrial cancer. Dr. Friedman presents the relevance of the current guidelines to these cases, key studies supporting the recommendations, clinical benefits and risks associated with single agent therapies versus combination therapies, and future challenges facing the immuno-oncology field for gynecologic cancers. Management of adverse events associated with targeted therapies and/or immunotherapies is also addressed. Dr. Friedman, Dr. Bajpai, and Dr. Odunsi conclude the Mini-Module by discussing practical approaches to promote patient tolerance of lenvatinib.

     

    Run time: Approximately 15 minutes

     

    Target Audience 

    Clinicians and advanced practice providers who treat cancer patients are the target audience, including community physicians, oncologists, emergency room physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and radiologists. 

     

    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. 

     

    The Quick Education Modules are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Advanced Webinar Series supported, in part, by grants from Amgen and Merck & Co., Inc. (as of 09/07/2023). 



    The SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines are produced and funded solely by SITC. No outside funding is received for the development of the manuscripts. 

    Original Course Date: September 29, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    MORE INFOMORE INFO Gynecologic Cancer CPG Mini-Module 3– Single agent immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer and Combination Therapy for Mismatch Repair-Proficient (pMMR) Endometrial Cancer
    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Combination Therapies in Combating Cancer

    Published: On 08/11/2023

     

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    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.

     

    The course- Combination therapies in Combating Cancer gives a brief overview of the several combination therapies such as Inhibitory Immune Checkpoint Combination therapy, Targeted Immunotherapy approches, and other emerging combination therapies. In this course, the subject matter expert describes the effectiveness of various combination immunotherpy approches and their outcomes in cancer patients using several case studies and research papers. The course content emphasizes the emerging landscape of combining immunotherapy with different modalities to treat cancer. 

     

    View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    Estimated time to complete activity:  1 hour

     

    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.

     

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

    • Describe key immunotherapy targets that are useful for combination approaches.
    • Describe immunotherapy-based combination treatment regimens currently under investigation.
    • Discuss the emerging landscape of combining immunotherapy with different modalities to treat cancer.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

    Faculty
    Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH
    Co-Director, Translational GI Malignancy Program
    Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University,
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA

     

    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the education content of this CE activity: 
    Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH: Works at a Academic Medical Center and a consultant advisor speaker for Bristol-Myers Squib, Vaccinex, Boerhinger-Ingelheim, Merck and Co.

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

     

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

     

    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.
     

    Original Course Date: August 11, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

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    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Introduction to Biomarkers

    Published Date: 06/30/2023

    Expiration Date: 06/30/2024

     

    Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Course Description
    This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. The course, Introduction to Biomarkers provides an overview on types of biomarkers and its significance in treatment of cancer. The SME has discussed various findings and outcomes of the clinical trial initiatives related to biomarkers.

     

    View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    Estimated time to complete the activity: 45 minutes

    For additional information about the accreditation of this activity, please visit https://partnersed.com

     

    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. 
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with cancer.

                                                                                                                               

    Educational Objectives:                                                  

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

    • Define the term biomarker.
    • Explain the functions of biomarkers.
    • Differentiate the biomarkers based on their types.
    • Describe the use of biomarkers in various cancer treatments.
    • Summarize the challenges of using biomarkers in the treatment of cancer.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

     

    Faculty:

    Dr. Paolo A. Ascierto, MD
    Director of Department of Melanoma
    UOC Melanoma, Immunoterapia Oncologica e Terapie Innovative
    Istituto Nazionale Tumori – Fondazione “G. Pascale”
    Napoli, Italy

     

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

     

    Conflicts of Interest:
    Researcher: Bristol Myers Squibb, Roche-Genentech, Pfizer, Sanofi
    Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Bristol Myers Squibb, Roche-Genentech, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Merck Serono, Pierre-Fabre, AstraZeneca, Sun Pharma, Sanofi, Idera, Sandoz, Immunocore, 4SC, Italfarmaco, Nektar, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Eisai, Regeneron, Daiichi Sankyo, Pfizer, Oncosec, Nouscom, Lunaphore, Seagen, iTeos, Medicenna, Bio-Al Health, ValoTX, Replimmune, Bayer

    The PACE planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies. The SITC planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).  PACE 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 Education

    PACE 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.

     

    American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

    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. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

     

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 0.75 contact hours.

     

    Pharmacy Continuing Education

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

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-23-162-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    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.

     

    Instructions for Credit

    During the period 06/30/2023 through 06/30/2024, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. Once the participant has passed the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts allowed), and the course evaluation has been completed, credit will be automatically requested to the CRO the participant has selected during the registration process.

    Certificates will be available to the participant for printing after passing the post-test and completing the course evaluation.

     

    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.


     

    Original Course Date: June 30, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Mechanisms of Immune-related Adverse Events (irAEs)

    Published Date: 06/01/2023

    Expiration Date: 06/01/2024

     

    Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    Course Description
    This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. The course, Mechanisms of Immune-related Adverse Events (irAEs) provides an insight into the host factors that increase the risk of irAEs. The course briefly explains the differences in toxicities of CTLA-4 and PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitors. The two case studies presented in course enables the learners to assess the immune-related response of immunotherapy treatment in a patient.

    View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    Estimated time to complete the activity: 45 minutes

    For additional information about the accreditation of this activity, please visit https://partnersed.com

     

    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. 
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with cancer.

                                                                                                                               

    Educational Objectives:                                                  

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

    • Explain the Mechanisms of immune related Adverse Events in brief.
    • Describe the other host factors that affect the risk of immune related Adverse Events.
    • Summarize the differences in PD-L1 and CTLA-4 toxicities.
    • Explain the response assessment process in a patient for the immunotherapy treatment.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

    Faculty:

    Pradnya Patil, MD, FACP
    Associate Staff Oncologist
    Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

    Conflicts of Interest:
    Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: AstraZeneca, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

     

    The PACE planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies. The SITC planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).  PACE 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 Education

    PACE 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.

     

    American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

    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. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

     

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 0.75 contact hours.

     

    Pharmacy Continuing Education

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

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-23-151-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    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.

     

    Instructions for Credit

    During the period 06/01/2023 through 06/01/2024 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. Once the participant has passed the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts allowed), and the course evaluation has been completed, credit will be automatically requested to the CRO the participant has selected during the registration process.

    Certificates will be available to the participant for printing after passing the post-test and completing the course evaluation.

     

    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.

     

    Original Course Date: May 30, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Introduction to Immunology

    Published Date: 05/05/2023

    Expiration Date: 05/05/2024

     

     

    Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

     

    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.

    This course, Introduction to Immunology provides an overview of the immune system, focusing on the mechanisms by which the immune system eliminates foreign pathogens and cancer cells. The foundational knowledge presented in this course is critical to understanding how the immune system can be harnessed to treat cancer through immunotherapy.

    View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    Estimated time to complete the activity: 1 hour

    For additional information about the accreditation of this activity, please visit https://partnersed.com

     

    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. 
     

    Target Audience

    This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with cancer.

                                                                                                                               

    Educational Objectives:                                                  

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

    • Describe the function of the components of the immune system, including relevant cells, molecules, and organs of the immune system.
    • Differentiate between the adaptive immune system and the innate immune system.
    • Recognize the barriers to effective immunotherapy, including mechanism by which tumors locally disable and/or evade the immune system.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

    Faculty:

    Chrystal M. Paulos, PhD
    Director of Translational Research, Cutaneous Malignancies
    Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

    Conflicts of Interest:
    IP Rights: Ares Immunotherapy
    Consulting Fees: Ares Immunotherapy
    Founder/Owner: Ares Immunotherapy
    Other (subcontracts): Obsidian, Lycera, ThermaFisher

     

    The PACE planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies. The SITC planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

     

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).  PACE 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 Education

    PACE designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

     

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.0 contact hours. Designated for 0.5 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses. 

     

    Pharmacy Continuing Education

    PACE designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-23-142-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    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.

     

    Instructions for Credit

    During the period 05/05/2023 through 05/05/2024 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. Once the participant has passed the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts allowed), and the course evaluation has been completed, credit will be automatically requested to the CRO the participant has selected during the registration process.

    Certificates will be available to the participant for printing after passing the post-test and completing the course evaluation.

    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.

     

    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.

     

    Original Course Date: May 05, 2023
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy

    Published: On 04/28/2023

    Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

    The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

    Additional support for this activity provided by:

     

    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.

    This course, Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy will walk the learner through the biological foundations of immunotherapy, types of immunotherapies, illustrate how biomarkers play a major role in immunotherapy, as well as cover the patient response to immunotherapy and subsequent physician assessment.  

    View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.

     

    Estimated time to complete activity:  1 hour

     

    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.

     

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

    • Describe the concept of Immunotherapy.
    • Identify the various types of cancer immunotherapy.
    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
    • Explain the response assessment process in a patient for the immunotherapy treatment.

     

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.

     

     

    Faculty
    Christian M. Capitini, MD
    Associate Professor
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the education content of this CE activity: 
    Christian M. Capitini, MD: Works at a Academic Medical Center and a consultant advisor speaker for Bayer, Elephas, Novartis, Nektar Therapeutics, WiCell Research Institute

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

     

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

     

    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.


     

     

    Original Course Date: April 28, 2023

    Approved Credit:
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™: Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy
    Collapse Mechanisms of Immune-Related Adverse Events

    Please note: this course is no longer eligible for continuing education credits.

     

    Published December 24, 2020

     

    Course Description

    This interactive course provides an overview of the mechanisms by which cancer immunotherapy may activate immune-related adverse events (irAEs). The foundational knowledge presented in this course is critical to understanding how and why immune-related adverse events occur and how they can be treated.

     

    Target Audience

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


    Faculty
    Pradnya Patil, MD, FACP

    Hematology/Oncology Fellow

    Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic


     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss the mechanisms of peripheral and central immune tolerance.
    • Describe the biological pathways involved in mediating autoimmune reactions.
    • Explain the differences between PD-1 and CTLA-4 pathway-mediated autoimmunity.

    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: December 24, 2020 - December 24, 2021

     

    Estimated time to complete activity: 0.5 hour

     

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

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    The 2020-2021 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ series is supported, in part, by independent medical education grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, Inc., 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 0.5 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 0.5 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 0.5 contact hour (0.05 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2520-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 0.3 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 activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Pradnya Patil, MD, FACP: 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. 

     

    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: December 24, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.50 hours Contact Hour
  • 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
  • : 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Mechanisms of Immune-Related Adverse Events
    Collapse Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy Module 2: Basic Cancer Immunotherapy Concepts

    Check out our updated version- Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy - Module 2 (As of 11/14/2022*), Available now....

    • Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy Module 2: Basic Cancer Immunotherapy Concepts
    • Release Date: October 26, 2020
    • Expiration Date: October 26, 2024
    • Date of Last Review: 10/12/2023
    • Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
    • Estimated time to complete the activity: 90 minutes
    • For additional information about the accreditation of this activity, please visit https://partnersed.com
    • Computer system hardware/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.

     

    Course Description
    This interactive online course is part of the Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy program, produced by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC). The purpose of the certificate program is to provide hospitals, medical centers, third-party payers, referring physicians, trainees and patients with an identifiable designation for healthcare providers who can safely and effectively participate in administration of immunotherapies and manage patients treated with these approaches. View all eight modules of the program and a detailed description of the program here.

    This course, Module 2: Basic Cancer Immunotherapy Concepts, will cover the biological foundation of cancer immunotherapy, applying the basic immunology you learned in the last module to help lay the foundation for future topics in this program.


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    Target Audience
    The program is available to licensed physicians (U.S. licensed MD / DO or global equivalent). The courses and earning of the certificate (SITC-G; G = graduate) are also available to practicing, licensed NPs, PAs, and PharmDs or global equivalent. RPh degree holders are eligible if they are involved in direct clinical services. The courses are available to others who are not practicing clinicians, but they will not be eligible to earn the certificate.

    Educational Objectives                                                   

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

    Basis of Tumor Immunosurveillance and Immunotherapy

    • Describe how the immune system recognizes and eliminates cancer cells, including the concept of immunologic memory.
    • Characterize the function of specific immune cell populations in mediating tumor immunotherapy and/or immune suppression.
    • Distinguish between immunosurveillance, immunoediting and immunotherapy of cancer.
    • Identify the implications of immune depleted, excluded and infiltrated tumor microenvironments.
    • Identify how both central and peripheral tolerance can impact immunosurveillance and immunotherapy.
    • Describe the difference between primary and acquired resistance to immunotherapy.
    • Apply concepts of the cancer-immunity cycle to identify how biomarkers inform and influence tumor immunotherapy.

     

    Immunologic effects of other therapies

    • Describe the immunologic effects of standard cancer therapeutics on the tumor microenvironment and immune system.
    • Describe the potential impact of other, non-cancer agents, on tumor immunotherapy responses and toxicities.
    • Characterize the impact of standard cancer treatments on the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy.
    • Characterize the impact of standard cancer treatments on the toxicity of cancer immunotherapy.
    • Distinguish total body versus focal radiotherapy effects.
    • Recognize the impact of intratumoral injection and other local therapies on the tumor microenvironment and anti-tumor immune response.

     


    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.

     

    Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
    PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

     

    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

     

    Presenting Faculty

    Conflict of Interest

    Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD
    Deputy Chair and Professor, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology
    Director of Melanoma Clinical Research & Early Drug Development
    Co-Director, MD Anderson Brain Metastasis Clinic
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

    • Consultant: Genentech, BMS, Novartis, Merck, Array
    • Contracted Research: Genentech, BMS, Novartis, Merck, GSK

     

     

    Certificate Program Task Force

    Conflict of Interest

    Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD (Chair)
    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    • Researcher: Astra-Zeneca/Medimmune, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck, Novasenta, Tesaro
    • Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Achilles Therapeutics; Adagene Incorporated, Adaptimmune, Aduro Biotech Inc, Astra-Zeneca/MedImmune; Bicara Therapeutics, Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brooklyn Immunotherapeutic, Cantenion, Coherus BioSciences, Inc, CureVac, Cytoagents, Eisai Europe Limited, EMD Serono, Everest Clinical Research Corporation, F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Federation Bio, Inc, Genmab, Genocea Biosciences, Inc, Hookipa Biotech GmbH, Instill Bio, Inc, Kowa Research Institute, Inc, Lifescience Dynamics Limited, MacroGenics, Inc, MeiraGTx, LLC, Merck, Merus N.V, Mirati Therapeutics, Inc, Mirror Biologics Inc, Nanobiotix, Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, Novasenta, Numab Therapeutics AG, OncoCyte Corporation, Pfizer, PPD Development, L.P., Rakuten Medical, Inc, Regeneron, Sanofi, Seagen, Inc, SIRPant Immunotherapeutics, Inc, Tesaro, Vir Biotechnology, Inc, Zymeworks Inc
    • Stock holder: Novasenta

    Umar Farooq, MD
    University of Iowa

    • Researcher: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
    • Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Immpact Bio, Caribou Biosciences, Kite Pharma, MoprhoSys

    Silvia Formenti, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine

    • Grant/Research Support: Bristol Myers Squibb, Varian, Regeneron, Merck, Celldex, ViewRay, AstraZeneca
    • Consultant/Honoraria: Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Varian, ViewRay, Elekta, Janssen, Regeneron, GlaxoSmithKline, Eisai, Astra Zeneca, MedImmune, Merck US, EMD Serono/Merck, Genentech/ROCHE, Nanobiotix

    Sigrun Hallmeyer, MD
    Advocate Medical Group

    • Consultant: Cardinal Health

    Jose Lutzky, MD, FACP
    University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center

    • Researcher: BMS
    • Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Castle, Iovance, Vyriad, Replimune, Takeda, Oncotelic, T-Nanobio, Agenus, Celldex
    • Independent Contractor: BMS, Novartis, Iovance, Replimune, Regeneron, InstilBio, Syntrix, BioNtech, Foghorn, Trisalus, Agenus, Inmatics, Takeda, Dragonfly

    George Weiner, MD
    University of Iowa

    • Researcher: Regeneron, Pfizer

     

     

    The PACE planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies. The SITC planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.


     

    Instruction for Credit

    During the period 10/27/2023 through 10/27/24 participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.

    Once the participant has passed the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts allowed), and the course evaluation has been completed, credit will be automatically requested to the CRO the participant has selected during the registration process.
    Certificates will be available to the participant for printing after passing the post-test and completing the course evaluation.

     

    Satisfactory Completion
    Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

     

    Joint Accreditation Statement
    Physicians / Nurses / Pharmacists

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).  PACE 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 Education
    PACE 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.


    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification
    A close up of a signDescription automatically generated Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

     

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.5 contact hours.

     

    Pharmacy Continuing Education
    PACE designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-23-272-H01-P)
    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    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.

     

    Medical Physicist (CAMPEP)
    This program has been approved by The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) for 1.50 MPCEC Hours.

    You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to PARS.

     

    Media
    Internet

     

    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.

    Original Course Date: October 26, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • 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
  • : 1.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit
  • ACPE: 1.50 hours Contact Hour
  • ANCC: 1.50 hours Contact Hour
  • CAMPEP: 1.50 hours Medical Physics Continuing Education Credit

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy Module 2: Basic Cancer Immunotherapy Concepts
    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast & Gynecologic Cancers

    This version of the course is no longer available for credit. To access the accredited version go here to find the Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers that is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Published August 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, Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers, provides an overview of the still emerging applications of Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Immunotherapy. Several clinical trials 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 implement immunotherapy treatment for Breast and Gynecologic 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

    Evanthia Roussos Torres, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oncology
    University of Southern California
    Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the early stage application of breast and gynecologic cancer immunotherapy treatment in relation to standard-of-care therapies
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for breast and gynecologic cancer and better manage common side effects
    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy
       

    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: 8/11/20 - 8/11/21

    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 - JA4008162-9999-20-2249-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 0.5 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

    Evanthia Roussos Torres, MD, PhD: 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 8/11/20 through 8/11/21 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 Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast & Gynecologic Cancers.
    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: August 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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast & Gynecologic Cancers
    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Microsatellite Instability-High Cancers

    Please note, this course is no longer eligible to receive CE credits.

    Published July 29,2020

    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 Microsatellite Instability (MSI) – High Cancers, provides background on MSI and an overview of immunotherapy treatment for MSI-high populations. Several clinical trials 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 implement immunotherapy treatment for MSI-high cancers.
     

    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

    John C. Leighton, Jr., MD
    Division Chair, Hematology and Medical Oncology
    Einstein Healthcare Network

     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe microsatellite instability and the implications for immunotherapy treatment
    • Provide cancer immunotherapy treatment for microsatellite instability – high cancers
    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy
       

    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: 7/29/20 - 7/29/21

    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 (.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2214-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 0.2 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

    John C. Leighton, Jr., 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 7/29/20 through 7/29/21 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 Microsatellite Instability (MSI) – High Cancers.
    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: July 29, 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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    Collapse Evidence-based Updates on Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Metastatic Setting: Diving into Emerging Combinations

    Image previewImmunotherapy has permeated the cancer treatment landscape among several tumor types and treatment settings. With key late-stage clinical trials underway, immunotherapy experts provide critical updates on emerging data, recent approvals, and promising immunotherapy combinations with other classes of agents. Updates will be provided across solid tumors with opportunities to ask critical clinical questions and receive expert answers.

     

    This activity is intended for medical, surgical, radiation oncologists and other healthcare professionals (i.e. oncology nurses, physicians’ assistants, pharmacists, and others) interested/involved in the care of patients with cancer, who are being treated with immunotherapy.

     

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Examine the relevance of phase II and III trial data regarding emerging indications in solid tumors for immune checkpoint inhibitors
    • Assess latest clinical trial data on immune checkpoint inhibitors across a wide range of tumors and implement new practice standards accordingly
    • Recognize the rationale(s) behind combining checkpoint inhibitors with other anti-cancer drugs, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, and other immunotherapy
    • Plan to effectively implement evidence-based new approaches of combination regimens with checkpoint inhibitors as they become available

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: June 10, 2020 - February 28, 2021

     

    Developed through a collaboration between SITC and PlatformQ.

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    Original Course Date: July 24, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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    Collapse Life After Immunotherapy: Coordinating Care and Survivorship Plans

    Effective survivorship care requires coordination among a team of specialists, as well as counseling and education that enables patients to effectively manage their post-treatment health and well-being. As the long-term effects of checkpoint inhibitors are incorporated into survivorship planning, a multidisciplinary panel will discuss evidence-based strategies to provide a framework to address the unique needs of patients treated with immunotherapy.

     

    This activity is intended for medical, surgical, radiation oncologists; primary care physicians; internal medicine specialists; health care professionals including oncology pharmacists, oncology advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, and other health care providers who participate in the care of patients with cancer.

     

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Apply recent guidelines and expert recommendations for the creation of comprehensive survivorship plans for patients who have received immune checkpoint inhibitors
    • Plan strategies on developing survivorship plans within your multidisciplinary cancer care team

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: June 10, 2020 - February 28, 2021

     

    Developed through a collaboration between SITC and PlatformQ.

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    Original Course Date: July 24, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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    Collapse Optimizing Management of Adverse Events Associated with Immunotherapy

    While it is well established that immunotherapies have unique toxicity profiles, effective management is not clearly defined and a challenge for many cancer teams. As evidence emerges on severity and onset of immune-related adverse events (irAEs), it is imperative that clinicians stay abreast of strategies to improve awareness, risk-assessment, monitoring, and management of irAEs including dosing modifications for immunotherapies. Experts will discuss these critical issues as well as the importance of a coordinated approach with multiple specialists for effective irAE management.

     

    This activity is intended for medical, surgical, radiation oncologists; primary care physicians; internal medicine specialists; health care professionals including oncology pharmacists, oncology advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, and other health care providers who participate in the care of patients with cancer.

     

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Anticipate unique and common immune-related adverse events associated with immunotherapy across a wide range of solid tumors
    • Implement expert-recommended best practices for managing adverse effects that can occur with immunotherapy

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: June 10, 2020 - February 28, 2021

     

    Developed through a collaboration between SITC and PlatformQ.

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    logo

     

    Original Course Date: July 24, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

    This version of the course is no longer available for credit.  To access the accredited version, go here to find the Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer that is a CME-, CPE-, CNE-, and MOC-certified activity. 

     

    Published July 15, 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 Lung Cancer, provides an overview of immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer. Multiple clinical trials dealing with both non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer are discussed, as are key findings that have resulted in recent FDA approvals.  Learners will have an opportunity to interactively apply what they've learned through an in-depth case study. At the end of this course, participants will be better able to implement immunotherapy treatment for lung cancers.
     

    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

    Deepa Rangachari, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    Thoracic Oncology Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer.
    • Identify the appropriate clinical management of common side effects of immunotherapy agents.
    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
       

    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:  July 15, 2020 - July 15, 2021

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 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 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2190-H01)

    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 0.7 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

    Deepa Rangachari, MD: Contracted research support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Novocure, and Abbvie/Stemcentrx; consulting fees from Astra Zeneca, DynaMed, and Advance Medical/Teladoc Health


    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 7/15/20 through 7/15/21 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 Lung 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, 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: July 15, 2020

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

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    Collapse Refining Patient Selection for Biomarker-Directed Immunotherapy

    Access Course

     

    As diagnostic and therapeutic advances intersect, there is a significant impact on oncology patient care and increased the use of molecular testing to guide treatment decision-making. While these practices are evidence-based, complex, and incorporated into clinical guidelines, their adoption is fraught with challenges including the multiple companion diagnostic tests associated with immunotherapies. Ask an expert pathologist and oncologist your burning questions as they discuss their strategies for improving molecular testing, which biomarkers to test for, interpreting molecular test results, and how that translates to selecting immunotherapy for patients with solid tumors.

     

    This activity is intended for medical, surgical, radiation oncologists and other healthcare professionals (i.e. oncology nurses, physicians’ assistants, pharmacists, and others) interested/involved in the care of patients with cancer, who are being treated with immunotherapy.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Examine the variety of biomarkers associated with immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy
    • Select appropriate, evidence-based testing modalities for patients who are potential candidates for immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy and interpret testing results effectively

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: June 10, 2020 - February 28, 2021

     

    Developed through a collaboration between SITC and PlatformQ.

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    logo

     

    Original Course Date: June 10, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Skin Cancers

    This course is no longer available for credit. 

    Published May 26, 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 Skin Cancers, provides the latest in immunotherapy treatment for skin cancers, and summarizes many of the key findings that have resulted in recent FDA approvals for this kind of treatment. Several clinical trials 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 implement immunotherapy treatment for skin cancers.
     

    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

    Ryan J. Sullivan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for skin cancers. 
    • Identify 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: 5/26/20 - 5/26/21

    Approximate Time to Complete:  75 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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 1.25 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 1.25 contact hours (.125 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2143-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Application


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.3 contact hours. Designated for 1.0 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

    Ryan J. Sullivan, MD: Consulting Fees (Merck, Novartis, Replimune, Bristol Myers Squibb, Asana Biosciences); Contracted Research (Merck, Amgen)


    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 5/26/20 through 5/26/21 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 Skin Cancers.
    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: May 26, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 1.25 hours Contact Hour
  • ANCC: 1.30 hours Contact Hour
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • ACCME (non-MD/DO): 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • CoP: 0.00 hours Certificate of Participation
  • : 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

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    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    This course is no longer available for credit.

    Originally published May 26, 2020 (Updated June 9. 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 Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), provides an overview of liver immunobiology and immunotherapeutic strategies in HCC, including checkpoint inhibition, blocking inhibitory cytokines, vaccine therapies, oncolytic viruses, and adoptive cell therapy. Several clinical trials 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 implement immunotherapy treatment for HCC.
     

    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

    Anuradha Krishnamurthy, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the characteristics of liver immunobiology
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for HCC and better manage common side effects
    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy
       

    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: 5/26/20 - 5/26/21

    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(s) (.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2142-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 0.5 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

    Anuradha Krishnamurthy, 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 5/26/20 through 5/26/21 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 Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
    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: May 26, 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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    Collapse Case Studies in Head and Neck Cancer: What Is the Best Sequence of Therapy?

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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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    Collapse Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in HCC: Where Do They Fit in the Treatment Algorithm?

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    Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in HCC: Where Do They Fit in the Treatment Algorithm? Experts discuss the current role of checkpoint inhibition in hepatocellular cancer (HCC) as well as the emergence of combination therapies.

     

    The goal of this activity is to increase understanding of the latest advances in the use of immunotherapy for the treatment of HCC.

     

    This activity is intended for hematologists/oncologists, gastroenterologists, nurses/nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with advanced hepatocellular cancer.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Have increased knowledge regarding the clinical trial data on the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) in managing unresectable HCC.
    • Have greater competence related to identifying when an ICI should be considered for a patient with unresectable/advanced HCC.
    • Have greater competence related to managing immune-related adverse events (irAEs) in patients with unresectable HCC.

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 45 minutes

     

    Credit Available: May 8, 2020 - May 8, 2021

     

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Additional Resources for Clinicans from SITC:

     

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    View Guidelines Here.

     

    Original Course Date: May 08, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • : 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • ANCC: 0.75 hours Contact Hour
  • ACPE: 0.75 hours CEU

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    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer

    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.

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    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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    Collapse Test Your Skills: Treating Bladder Cancer

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     Enhance your clinical skills as you engage with patients in an objective and realistic interactive simulation. Treat patients, diagnose medical conditions, and prescribe medications. There are no limits to your choices - order from thousands of labs, diagnoses, devices, and drugs using an intuitive patient chart-based interface.

     

    Powerful metrics track your performance and provide instant expert feedback on your decisions. Upon completion, results will be presented, along with author commentary on each case.

     

    This activity is intended for Hem/Onc specialists, urologists, and emergency medicine specialists.

     

    The goal of this activity is to provide clinicians with the latest data, concepts, and recommendations regarding the diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, counseling, and follow-up related to patients with advanced urothelial cancer.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Have greater competence related to ordering appropriate testing to determine patient eligibility for therapy in advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC).
    • Have greater competence related to prescribing appropriate therapy in a patient with advanced UC based on patient and disease-specific factors.
    • Have greater competence related to providing appropriate conseling and follow-up for a patient receiving treatment for advanced UC.

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: April 28, 2020 - April 28, 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 bladder carcinoma" (Published August 15, 2017)

     

     

     

    View Guidelines Here.

     

    Original Course Date: April 28, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • : 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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    Collapse The Evolving Therapeutic Landscapes in Advanced Cervical and Endometrial Cancers

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    The Evolving Therapeutic Landscapes in Advanced Cervical and Endometrial CancersRead about the latest advances in immuno-and targeted therapies for treating patients with advanced cervical and endometrial cancers.

     

    This activity is intended for hematologist/oncologists, obstetrics/gynecologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with cervical and endometrial cancers.

     

    The goal of this activity is to increase understanding of current standards and new strategies for the treatment of advanced cervical and endometrial cancers.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Have increased knowledge regarding the current standard of care for patients with advanced cervical and endometrial cancers.
    • Have increased knowledge regarding the clinical trial safety and efficacy data for novel therapies, both alone and in combination with other novel agents, in advanced cervical and endometrial cancers.
    • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to interpret clinical trial data of novel agents in order to understand the impact on the treatment paradigm in advanced cervical and endometrial cancers.

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: April 10, 2020 - April 10, 2021

     

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Additional Resources for Clinicans from SITC:

     

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    View Available Guidelines Here.

    Original Course Date: April 10, 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)™

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Evolving Therapeutic Landscapes in Advanced Cervical and Endometrial Cancers
    Collapse Current and Future Role of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for the Treatment of Advanced Bladder Cancer

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    Current and Future Role of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for the Treatment of Advanced Bladder Cancer Experts discuss the use of checkpoint inhibitors in the first and second line for advanced urothelial carcinoma as well as future directions.

     

    This activity is intended for oncologists, urologists, emergency department physicians, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with bladder cancer.

     

    The goal of this activity is to increase understanding in the latest advances in immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with advanced bladder cancer.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Have increased knowledge regarding the current role for immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) in the treatment of advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC).
    • Have increased knowledge regarding novel ICIs and novel combination trials in advanced UC.
    • Have greater competence related to incorporating emerging data into clinical practice when managing patients with advanced UC.

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 60 minutes

     

    Credit Available: April 8, 2020 - April 8, 2021

     

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Medscape_EDU-RGB-2x-300.png

     

    Additional Resources for Clinicans from SITC:

     

    sitc-cig-rgb.png

    "The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on immunotherapy for the treatment of bladder carcinoma" (Published August 15, 2017)

     

     

     

    View Guidelines Here.

     

    Original Course Date: April 08, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • : 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 1.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Current and Future Role of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for the Treatment of Advanced Bladder Cancer
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    This course is no longer available for credit.  Please refer to the newest version of Immunotherapy for the Treatement of Genitourinary Malignancies, published on 11/1/2021.

    Originally published March 31, 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 Genitourinary Malignancies, provides an overview of immunotherapy treatment for the genitourinary malignancies renal cell carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, and prostate 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 three case studies. At the end of this course, participants will be better able to implement immunotherapy treatment for genitourinary malignancies.
     

    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

    Pedro Barata, MD, MSc
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Deming Department of Medicine
    Section of Hematology/Oncology
    Tulane University School of Medicine
     

    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 genitourinary malignancies. 
    • 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: 3/31/20 - 3/31/21

    Approximate Time to Complete:  1 hour
     

    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 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2051-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Application


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour. Designated for 0.8 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

    Pedro Barata, MD, MSc: Consulting Fees (Exelixis, Caris, Bayer, Janssen, EMD-Serono, Pfizer, Astellas, Dendreon, Clovis, Eisai, Sanofi); Contracted Research (BlueEarth Diagnostics, Nektar, AstraZeneca and Seattle Genetics)


    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 3/31/20 through 3/31/21 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 Genitourinary Malignancies.
    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: March 31, 2020

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

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    This version of the course is no longer available for credit.  To access the accredited version, go here to find the What's Next in Cancer Immunotherapy that is a CME-, CPE-, CNE-, and MOC-certified activity.

     

    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.

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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 - JA4008162-9999-20-1083-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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    Collapse Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies

    Please note this course is no longer available for credit.   Click here to access the current version of Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies which is a CME-, CPE-, CNE-, and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Originally published January 23, 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 Hematologic Malignancies, provides the latest in immunotherapy treatment for hematological cancers, and summarizes many of the key findings that have resulted in recent FDA approvals for this kind of treatment. Several clinical trials 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 implement immunotherapy treatment for hematologic cancers.
     

    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

    Bhagirathbhai R. Dholaria, MBBS
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Hematology - Oncology
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the rationale for common approaches to cancer immunotherapy.
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for hematologic cancers. 
    • Identify 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: 1/23/20 - 1/23/21

    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 - JA4008162-9999-20-1072-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 hours. 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

    Bhagirathbhai R. Dholaria, MBBS: Celgene (consulting)


    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 1/23/20 through 1/23/21 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 Hematologic Malignancies.
    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 23, 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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    Collapse Toxicity Management

    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.

    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 - JA4008162-9999-20-1068-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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    Collapse Mechanisms of Immune-Related Adverse Events

    This version of the course is no longer available for credit. To access the accredited version go here to find the Mechanisms of Immune-Related Adverse Events that is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Published December 23, 2019

     

    Course Description

    This interactive course provides an overview of the mechanisms by which cancer immunotherapy may activate immune-related adverse events (irAEs). The foundational knowledge presented in this course is critical to understanding how and why immune-related adverse events occur and how they can be treated.

    Target Audience

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


    Faculty
    Pradnya Patil, MD, FACP

    Hematology/Oncology Fellow

    Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic


     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss the mechanisms of peripheral and central immune tolerance.
    • Describe the biological pathways involved in mediating autoimmune reactions.
    • Explain the differences between PD-1 and CTLA-4 pathway-mediated autoimmunity.

    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: December 23, 2019 - December 23, 2020

     

    Estimated time to complete activity: 0.5 hour

     

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

      PIM_logo.pngsitc_log_color.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 0.5 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 0.5 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 0.5 contact hour (0.05 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-887-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 0.3 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 activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Pradnya Patil, MD, FACP: 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 December 23, 2019 through December 23, 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 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 "Mechanisms of Immune-Related Adverse Events." 
    3. Ensure that the appropriate Credit Reporting Organization is selected. Click Continue.
    4. Successfully complete the post-test with a 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 (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: December 23, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ACPE: 0.50 hours Contact Hour
  • 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
  • : 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / ABIM Maintenance of Certification Part 2 Credit

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    Published December 17, 2019

    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 Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy course covers the basic principles and mechanisms behind cancer immunotherapy.

     

    Target Audience

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

    Faculty

    Stefani Spranger, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
     

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant 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


    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: 12/17/19-12/17/20

    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 (.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-991-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 0.3 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

    Stefani Spranger, PhD: Consulting fees to Venn Therapeutic, Tango, Takeda, Replimune, Ribon, Dragonfly, Merck, Torque; Contracted Research to Takeda, Exelixis


    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 12/17/19 through 12/17/20 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 Basic Principles of 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, Firefox, 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: December 17, 2019

    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy
    Collapse Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment

    This course is no longer available for credit. Please access the updated course, Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment, which is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

    Published December 10, 2019

    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, Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment, provides a detailed overview of how to overcome barriers to obtaining reimbursement from both Medicare and commercial payers for the use of immunotherapy in cancer treatment.
     

    At the end of this course, participants will be able to identify solutions to overcome both operational and financial barriers to integrating immunotherapy into their practice setting.
     

    Target Audience

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

    Faculty

    Amy Schippers, PA-C
    Physician Assistant
    St. Luke's University & Health Network
     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Identify and implement solutions to overcome operational barriers to implementing cancer immunotherapy in the clinical setting. 
    • Identify and implement solutions to overcome financial barriers to implementing cancer immunotherapy in the clinical setting.
       

    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: 12/10/19-12/10/20

    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 (.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-983-H04-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.7 contact hour.


    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

    Amy Schippers, PA-C: 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 12/10/19 through 12/10/20 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 Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment.
    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: December 10, 2019

    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment
    Collapse Introduction to Immunology - Third Edition

    This course is no longer available for continuing education credits. Further, this course has been replaced by Module 1 of the SITC Certificate in Cancer Immunotherapy program, Basic Immunology Concepts, as serving as one of the pre-program courses for the ACI Live Virtual events. If you've registered for an ACI Live Virtual event you should have received a coupon code to take Basic Immunology Concepts for free.
     

    Course Description

    This interactive course provides an overview of the immune system, focusing on the mechanisms by which the immune system eliminates foreign pathogens and cancer cells. The foundational knowledge presented in this course is critical to understanding how the immune system can be harnessed to treat cancer through immunotherapy. 

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    Target Audience

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


    Faculty
    Christian M. Capitini, MD
    Assistant Professor
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center


     

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the function of the components of the immune system, including relevant cells, molecules and organs of the immune system.
    • Differentiate between the adaptive immune system and the innate immune system.
    • Recognize the barriers to effective immunotherapy, including mechanisms by which tumors locally disable and/or evade the immune system. 

     


    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: October 9, 2019 - October 9, 2020

     

    Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

     

    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 Immunotherapy™ 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 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-19-884-H01-P)

    Type of Activity: Knowledge


    Continuing Nursing Education

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.  Designated for 0.5 pharmacotherapy contact hour 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 a commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Christian Capitini, 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 October 9, 2019 through October 9, 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 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 "Introduction to Immunology – Third Edition."
    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 (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: October 09, 2019

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Introduction to Immunology - Third Edition
    Collapse 2019 Interactive Course: Hematologic Malignancies and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)

    Access the updated course, Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies.

    Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies, is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Please note that continuing education credit for 2019 Interactive Course: Hematologic Malignancies and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™) is only available through May 3, 2019.
     

    Course Description

    This interactive course provides an overview of the mechanisms by which the immune system eliminates foreign pathogens and cancer cells. The course also provides the latest in immunotherapy treatment for hematological cancers, and summarizes many of the key findings that have resulted in recent FDA approvals for this kind of treatment. After completing this course, learners will gain an understanding of common approaches to cancer immunotherapy; how to implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for hematologic cancers and how to identify and manage common side effects of immunotherapy agents.

     

    Target Audience

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

     

    Faculty
    Naval Daver, MD

    Associate Professor

    University of Texasw MD Anderson Cancer Center

    and

    Christian Capitini, MD

    Assistant Professor

    University of Wisconsin - Madison 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.
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for hematologic cancers. 
    • Identify the 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: May 3, 2019 - May 3, 2020

    Approximate Time to Complete:  30 minutes

     

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

    sitc_log_color.png PIM_logo.png

    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 0.5 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 - JA4008162-9999-19-607-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 commercial interest.

    Faculty
    Naval Daver, MD - Consulting Fees - Pfizer, Otsaka, BMS, Daiichi-SanKyo, Jazz, Abbvie, Novartis and  Contracted Research - Pfizer, BMS, Incyte,Sunesis, Karyopharm, Daiichi-SanKyo, Servier, Genentech, Abbvie, Glycomimetics

    Christian Capitini, MD - Consulting Fee - 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. 

    Tara Withington, CAE, Executive Director of SITC, has an ownership interest as a partner at Executive Director, Inc.


    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 30, 2019 through April 30, 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 2019 Interactive Course: Hematological Malignancies and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    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 80% 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+, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content. 

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
    This educational activity may contain discussions 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: May 03, 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 Interactive Course: Hematologic Malignancies and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    Collapse 2019 Interactive Course: Melanoma and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)

    Access the updated course, Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Skin Cancers.

    Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Skin Cancers, is a CME-, CPE-, CNE- and MOC-certified activity.

     

    Course Description

    This interactive course provides an overview of the mechanisms by which the immune system eliminates foreign pathogens and cancer cells. The course also provides the latest in immunotherapy treatment for melanoma and summarizes many of the key findings that have resulted in recent FDA approvals for this kind of treatment. After completing this course, learners will gain an understanding of common approaches to cancer immunotherapy; how to implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for melanoma and how to identify and manage common side effects of immunotherapy agents.

     

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

     

    Faculty
    Isabella Glitza, MD, PhD

    Oncologist 

    University of Texas MD Anderson 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.
    • Implement cancer immunotherapy treatment for melanoma.
    • Identify the 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: May 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020

     

    Approximate Time to Complete:  45 minutes

     

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

    sitc_log_color.pngPIM_logo.png

    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 - JA4008162-9999-19-606-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 0.5 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
    Isabella Glitza, MD, PhD - Research - Bristol Myers Squib


    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. Tara Withington, CAE, Executive Director of SITC, has an ownership interest as a partner at Executive Director, Inc.


    Method of Participation and Request for Credit
    There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 24, 2019 through April 24, 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 2019 Interactive Course: Melanoma and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    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 80% 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+, 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: May 01, 2019

    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 2019 Interactive Course: Melanoma and Immunotherapy (Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™)
    Collapse Patient-Centered Care in Advanced Bladder Cancer

    Access Course

     

    Patient-Centered Care in Advanced Bladder CancerExperts discuss the evolving role of checkpoint inhibition in patients with advanced bladder cancer.

    This activity is intended for oncologists, urologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with bladder cancer.

    The goal of this activity is to discuss the role of immunotherapy, including how to determine eligibility and how to manage immune-related adverse events (irAEs), in the treatment of advanced bladder cancer.

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 30 minutes

     

    Credit Available: Apr. 30, 2019- Apr. 30, 2020

     

    Developed through a partnership between SITC and Medscape.

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    Original Course Date: April 30, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • ABIM: 0.50 hours ABIM MOC Part 2 Credits
  • ACCME (MD/DO): 0.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Patient-Centered Care in Advanced Bladder Cancer
    Collapse The Nurse View: Modulating the Immune System in GI Cancers

    Access Course

     

    The Nurse View: Modulating the Immune System in GI CancersNursing experts discuss the emergence of immunotherapy in GI cancers, focusing on the role of biomarkers and the management of irAEs.

     

    This activity is intended for nurses and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

     

    The goal of this activity is to discuss the emerging role of immunotherapy using immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

     

     

     

    Approximate Time to Complete: 30 minutes

     

    Credit Available: Apr. 30, 2019 - Apr. 30, 2020

     

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