Updates and Best Practices Across Malignancies: Evaluating Therapeutic Developments and Optimizing Multidisciplinary Care in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
August 18, 2023
August 18, 2024
This activity is provided by Med Learning Group.
This activity is co-provided by AMEDCO
Nursing learners, view this Learner Notification prior to starting this activity
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc..
- Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- Nurses — 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours
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, hematologic-oncologists, academic, community, and research oncologists, and collaborative multidisciplinary care professionals who manage patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC).
This enduring educational activity focuses on leveraging targetable mutations for cancer-directed therapy, through evaluating approaches to tumor assessment as well as the latest developments in novel targeted and immune-therapeutic approaches. Learn more about potential immune targets, systemic treatment strategies, and optimizing multidisciplinary management to individualize care in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Assess updates in tumor assessment, including targetable mutations and considerations for eligibility with immuno-therapeutic options for cancer management
- Explain the latest developments in therapeutics, including developments in novel targeted and immuno-therapeutic mechanisms in cSCC
- Summarize best practices for monitoring and management of potential unique adverse events associated with novel therapeutics
- Evaluate best practices for integrating patient advocacy and optimal communication in oncology care
Emily S. Ruiz, MD, MPH
Program Chair & Faculty Presenter
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
Director, High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Program Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatology Oncology Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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Physician Credit Designation Statement
Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity 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 enduring activity.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC 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.
Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hour
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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationship(s)
- Emily S. Ruiz, MD, MPH
- Consultant fees: Checkpoint Therapeutics, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and Feldman Pharmaceuticals
- Principal Investigator: Regeneron
- Co-investigator: Merck and Castle Biosciences
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed. The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer. The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
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