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Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor and Combination Based Therapies for Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor and Combination Based Therapies for Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

December 20, 2017

Expires

December 20, 2018
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
1.00 / CE for Nurses

Accredited Provider

Jointly provided by CancerNet, LLC, and Amedco

Commercial Supporter

Supported by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation

Program Description

This webcast is intended to improve care of patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma by accelerating adoption of new guidelines and evidence-based practice change. In-depth discussion of novel agents at various stages of clinical development will be given significant focus. This Internet CME activity is designed to provide clinical decision-making strategies for integration of novel therapeutic options.

Intended Audience

This webcast is designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists/oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists and fellows in training involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of nivolumab and pembrolizumab in patients with relapsed/refractory classic Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL)
  • Assess the efficacy and safety of PD-1 and PD-L1 blockade in combination with brentuximab vedotin and autologous stem cell and allogenic stem cell transplantation in patients with HL

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the Amedco to ensure activity content is balanced, independent, objective and based on scientific bestevidence. All persons in a position to control content (i.e., course director, planning committee member and speaker) were required to disclose any relevant financial relationship with a commercial entity relative to the content of his/her presentation.

Faculty

Craig Moskowitz, MD
Stephen A. Greenberg Chair in Lymphoma Research
Member
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY

Dr. Moskowitz discloses that he is a SAB with Novartis, Seattle Genetics, Celgene, Merck, BMS, Genentech; and received research funding from BMS, Merck, and Seattle Genetics.

John Timmerman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Timmerman discloses that he received research funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb

Planners' and Managers' Disclosures

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CE webcast:

Craig Moskowitz, MD, discloses that he is a SAB with BMS, Celgene, Genentech, Merck, Novartis, and Seattle Genetics; and received research funding from BMS, Merck, and Seattle Genetics.

Kamatham A. Naidu, PhD (CancerNet), has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and CancerNet, LLC. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Amedco designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

1.00

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

Amedco is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course is co-provided by Amedco and CancerNet, LLC.

Designation Statement

This course provides a maximum of 1.00 contact hour.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

It is the policy of the Amedco to inform each speaker of his/her responsibility to disclose to the attendees when products or procedures discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved) and of any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion.

Each speaker reported he/she will notify the audience if/when discussion includes off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA app roved) information or limited use references within the content of his/her presentation.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this educational initiative is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Non-Endorsement of Products

The Amedco do not imply either real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this educational activity.

Instructions

There are no fees for participating and receiving CE credit for this webcast. During the period December 20, 2017 through December 20, 2018, participants must read all the material and study the educational webcast.

This webcast includes text, graphics, and may include multimedia features.

To obtain credit, a score of 80% or better on the post-test is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact the CE Provider at certificate@amedcoemail.com.

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Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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