Considerations in Multiple Myeloma Ask the Experts: Retreatment
Statement of Need
The purpose of this activity is to enhance knowledge concerning the treatment of patients with MM.
The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists involved in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma (MM).
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Review results of recent clinical trials evaluating novel agents for MM in the relapsed/refractory setting.
- Describe individualized retreatment plans for patients with MM, taking into consideration factors such as response to prior therapy, time to relapse, and risk of cumulative toxicities
- Differentiate appropriate prophylactic and management strategies for minimizing toxicity and maximizing efficacy in previously treated patients with MM.
Agenda - 1.25 hours
- Articles/Commentaries: 60 minutes
- Evaluation/Post-Test: 15 minutes
Physician Continuing Education Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Global Education Group (Global) and Medical Learning Institute, Inc. (MLI). Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Registered Nurse Designation
Medical Learning Institute, Inc.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 15106, for 1.25 contact hours.
Registered Pharmacy Designation
MLI is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Completion of this activity provides for 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs) of continuing education credit. The universal activity number for this activity is 0468-9999-11-023-H01-P.
Instructions for Credit
There is no fee for this activity. To receive credit after reading this CME/CE activity in its entirety, participants must complete the posttest and evaluation. The posttest, and evaluation can be completed online at www.mlicme.org/P11016.html. Upon completion of the evaluation and scoring a 70% or better on the posttest, you will immediately receive your certificate online. If you do not achieve a score of 70% or better on the posttest, you will be asked to take it again. Please retain a copy of the Certificate for your records.
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Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers’ bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
The faculty 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 CME/CE activity:
*Sagar Lonial, MD is a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Merck, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Novartis, and Onyx.
*Jeffrey Wolf, MD is on the Speakers’ bureau for Celgene, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ortho Biotech and a consultant for Onyx.
Jennifer Knoche, RN, BSN has nothing to disclose.
Helen T. Wu, PharmD, BCOP has nothing to disclose.
*Content will include non-FDA-approved uses.
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 CME/CE activity:
Name of Planner
|Dana Delibovi||COEXM||Nothing to disclose|
|Jackie Dawson, MSN||Global||Nothing to disclose|
|Amanda Glazar, PhD||Global||Nothing to disclose|
|Nancy Nesser, JD, PharmD||MLI||Nothing to disclose|
|Ryan Sims, CRNA, MS||MLI||Nothing to disclose|
The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. Recommendations for the use of particular therapeutic agents are based on the best available scientific evidence and current clinical guidelines. No bias towards or promotion for any agent discussed in this program should be inferred.
Editor in Chief
This activity is jointly sponsored by Global Education Group and Medical Learning Institute, Inc.
Coordination for this activity provided by Center of Excellence Media, LLC.
Supported by an educational grant from Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.