Addressing Health Disparities in the Care of NSCLC: Patient Case Discussions
May 9, 2023
May 9, 2024
Pathology, Primary Care, Radiology
Lung Cancer, Oncology, Pharmacology, Radiology
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Catamount Medical Education.
This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Merck Sharp & Dohme, LLC, and Novocure Inc.
- Physicians — maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, pathologists, interventional radiologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, PAs, and nurses involved with the care of patients with NSCLC.
Statement of Need/Program Overview
A focused online module that examines health disparities in the treatment of patients with NSCLC, and the use of strategies and best practices to address these disparities.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Review evidence of health disparities in the care of patients with NSCLC
- Discuss population-specific barriers to standards of care for patients with NSCLC
- Utilize strategies to address disparities in the care of patients with NSCLC
Narjust Florez, MD
Associate Director of the Cancer Care Equity Program
Thoracic Oncologist – Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Catamount Medical Education. 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 health care team.
Physician Credit Designation
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.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:
- Narjust Florez, MD
- Consultant/Advisory Board: AstraZeneca, DSI, Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Merck Sharp & Dohme, LLC, Mirati, Neogenomics, Pfizer, Regeneron
The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose. The Catamount Medical Education planners and others have nothing to disclose.
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This activity was originally released on May 9, 2023, and is eligible for credit through May 9, 2024
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