Medical Oncology and Hematology 2012: Clinical and Scientific Approaches that Enhance Patient Outcom
Venue: MD Anderson
|Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2012||End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2012|
|Registration Date: Oct 18, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Oct 08, 2012|
The goal of this program will be to address the ongoing need for education of practicing physicians with new cancer therapy and updating treatment guidelines and focus on new advances within the last year and other groundbreaking scientific discoveries. At the conclusion of the conference, physicians and other healthcare providers will have a new awareness and knowledge in optimal use of new therapies for cancer.
This conference will be beneficial to primary care physicians, medical oncologists and hematologists, trainees, fellows and other healthcare professionals.
After attending the symposium, participants should be able to
Incorporate new knowledge for each cancer diagnosis to articulate optimal treatments guided by prognostic factors and treatment options (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).
Utilize available clinical trials for promising new treatments and appropriately select candidates for referral (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).
Apply principles of personalized cancer treatment for each diagnosis (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).
Implement new knowledge of cancer genetics to improve treatment of cancer patients (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).
Question and Answer Session
A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢ or certificates documenting attendance will be distributed to participants when an individual departs the conference. To obtain a CME certificate, physicians must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire and a CME Verification Form.
Upon request, a record of attendance (certificate) will be provided on-site to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
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