CME for Physicians
CNE for Nurses
CPE for Pharmacists
CANCER EDUCATION FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND PHARMACISTS - Taught by the Experts

Co-Chairs

Jim  Koeller MS
Jim Koeller, MS
Professor,
University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy,
Pharmacotherapy Division
Adjoint Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
School of Medicine, Pharmacotherapy Education & Research
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
 
Beth Eaby-Sandy
Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP
Outpatient Thoracic Oncology Nurse Practitioner, CRNP
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA
 
Marianne  Davies DNP, ACNP, AOCNP
Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP
Clinical Instructor in Nursing
Thoracic Oncology Program
Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yale Schools of Nursing and Medicine
New Haven, CT
Oncology Pharmacist Faculty
 

Faculty

Pharmacy Nurse Symposium

Agenda

7:00AM Welcome, Introductions & Pre-Session Survey B. Eaby-Sandy, J. Koeller, M. Davies
CORE SESSIONS FOR NURSES, PHARMACISTS & ALL OTHERS.
8:10AM Biosimilars: What’s new and on the horizon for 2020/2021 J. Koeller
8:30AM Audience Q & A The expert panel answers the queued-up audience questions submitted via their iPads or from their other "smart devices" & from floor microphones, and also engages in a lively exchange of opinions. J. Koeller
8:40AM Anti-Emetics – DEBATE #1: For regular chemotherapy, is an IV or an oral drug regimen standard of care?
  • IV Drug Regimen (B. Eaby-Sandy)
  • Oral Drug regimen (ANP TBD )
9:00AM Audience Q & A B. Eaby-Sandy
9:10AM Managing Immune-Related Adverse Effects (irAEs) with Checkpoint Inhibition: Are steroids all we have? Practice Management Strategies M. Davies
9:30AM Audience Q & A B. Eaby-Sandy
9:40AM BREAK
9:55AM Melanoma-DEBATE #2: For BRAF V-600 patients, does it matter which 2-drug regimen is used?
  • (Pharmacist TBD)
  • (Pharmacist TBD)
10:15AM Audience Q & A B. Eaby-Sandy
10:25AM Breast Cancer: What’s the current role of CDK 4/6 inhibitors and does it matter which one is used? (ANP TBD)
10:45AM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
"Break-out" SESSIONS
PHARMACY "Break-out" SESSIONS -- Nurses & all others are invited to attend
11:00AM Reimbursement/OCM/QPP: What have we learned from OCM and can anything be applied to QPP? (Pharmacist TBD)
11:20AM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
11:30AM Law: Sterile Compounding/USP 800: How much is too much protection? Can everyone be compliant? (Pharmacist TBD)
11:50AM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
NURSING "Break-out" SESSIONS -- Pharmacists & all others are invited to attend
11:00AM Nursing-only Topic To be determined (ANP TBD)
11:20AM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
11:30AM Nursing-only Topic To be determined (ANP TBD)
11:50AM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
LUNCH
12:00PM Lunch  
"Break-out" SESSIONS
PHARMACY "Break-out" SESSIONS -- Nurses & all others are invited to attend
1:00PM Adherence and Compliance to Oral Anti-Cancer Drugs: Site of Care dispensing or Mail order - does it matter?  (Pharmacist TBD)
1:20PM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
1:30PM Anti-Cancer Drug Shortages: Implementing strategies to mitigate shortages. Is there an easy way? (Pharmacist TBD)
1:50PM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
NURSING "Break-out" SESSIONS -- Pharmacists & all others are invited to attend
1:00PM Nursing Topic To be determined (ANP TBD)
1:20PM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
1:30PM Nursing Topic To be determined (ANP TBD)
1:50PM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
CORE SESSIONS FOR NURSES, PHARMACISTS & ALL OTHERS.
2:00PM Molecular Testing: IHC, Driver Mutations, NGS, and TMB: When to use NGS and is TMB ready for prime time? (Pharmacist TBD)
2:20PM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
2:30PM Lung Cancer: SCLC and NSCLC Update: B. Eaby-Sandy
2:50PM Audience Q & A B. Eaby-Sandy
3:00PM BREAK
3:15PM Acute Leukemia Update: What’s new in CLL, AML & ALL, and, should anyone be able to give CAR-T? (ANP TBD)
3:35PM Audience Q & A (ANP TBD)
3:45PM The Opioid Crisis in Cancer Care Today
  • Nursing Issues (TBD)
  • Pharmacy Issues (TBD)
4:05PM Audience Q & A (TBD)
4:15PM New Drug Update: What’s ahead for the coming year? (Pharmacist TBD)
4:35PM Audience Q & A (Pharmacist TBD)
4:45PM CNE Nursing & CPE Pharmacy Post Tests B. Eaby-Sandy, J. Koeller, M. Davies
5:00PM Adjourn

Overview


Educational Need


Target Audience


Learning Objectives


CME/CE Accreditation and Credit Designation

Nurses

The BioMedical Learning Institute is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The BioMedical Learning Institute designates this educational activity for 8.25 contact hours.

Accreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities and does not imply approval or endorsement of any product.

To receive CE contact hour credit, attendance at the entire activity and the successful completion of the post‐test and evaluation form is required.

Pharmacists

The BioMedical Learning Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

UAN:
Credits: 8.25 hours (.825 ceus)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

To receive CE contact hour credit, attendance at the entire activity and the successful completion of the post‐test and evaluation form is required.

Physicians

The BioMedical Learning Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The BioMedical Learning Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of attendance for educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 8.25 hours of Category 1 credit for attending this symposium.

Fellows will receive a certificate of attendance that they can submit to their accrediting organizations for continuing education credit.


Activity Location

Hotel TBD
Los Angeles, CA
 

Educational Support

Sincere appreciation is extended to companies providing support for this independent educational activity.