A Virtual Reality Tour – The Role of Targeted Multiple Kinase Inhibitors in the Management of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Saturday, January 18, 2020
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM


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Add to Calendar 01/18/2020 08:00 AM 01/18/2020 10:00 AM America/New_York A Virtual Reality Tour – The Role of Targeted Multiple Kinase Inhibitors in the Management of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma A Virtual Reality Tour – The Role of Targeted Multiple Kinase Inhibitors in the Management of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Live Simulcast Med Learning Group info@medlearninggroup.com false MM/DD/YYYY atZOdzeAgzXtBkKLjmOo27579



  • Virtual Reality videos included in presentation
  • Case-based learning environment
  • iPads provided to enhance learning experience
  • Personalized poster portal


Thomas Cartwright, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida School of Medicine
Co-Chair US Oncology GI Research
Ocala, FL

Roshan Shrestha, MD, FAST, FAASLD
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Piedmont Transplant Institute
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Mercer University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA


I. Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Overview
  a. Epidemiology
    a. Risk factors
    b. Comorbid conditions
    c. Disease burden and effects on patient quality of life
  b. Disease pathophysiology
    a. Role of comorbid conditions in HCC pathophysiology
    b. Roles of tyrosine kinases in HCC pathophysiology
    c. Disease course

II. Management of HCC
  a. Diagnosis of HCC
    a. Screening recommendations
    b. Diagnostic criteria
    c. Imaging of HCC
    d. Staging of HCC
    e. Role of alpha-fetoprotein
  b. Standard of care treatment options
    a. Guideline recommendations

III. Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Advanced HCC
  a. Approved agents for the treatment of patients with advanced HCC
    i. (VR Theme: mechanisms of action of multikinase inhibitors in the treatment of HCC)
    ii. Clinical trial efficacy and safety results
    iii. Emerging agents

IV. Individualizing the Sequencing of Care for Patients
  a. Analysis of patient-specific factors that affect outcomes, including treatment history, comorbidities, and age
  b. Role of newly approved agents in established treatment algorithms and clinical practice
  c. Consideration of patient preferences

V. Case studies

VI. Conclusions

VII. Questions and answers


After completing the educational activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Review how the evolving understanding of HCC pathophysiology has informed new potential treatment targets
  • Critically assess the efficacy and safety of established and investigational systemic and targeted therapies, as well as combination therapies, for patients with advanced HCC
  • Develop individualized plans for the sequencing of treatment regimens for patients with advanced HCC based on patient-specific characteristics


This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of hepatologists, oncologists, interventional radiologists, and other members of the multidisciplinary oncology team (NPs, PAs, pharmacists) responsible for the care of patients with HCC.


Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with HCC.

CNE Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 2.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.


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