A Virtual Reality Tour – The Role of Targeted Multiple Kinase Inhibitors in the Management of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Blvd Way
Miami, FL 33131
Meeting Room: Plaza Room 4 & 5
Saturday, January 18, 2020
8:00 AM Eastern 7:00 AM Central 6:00 AM Mountain 5:00 AM Pacific
- 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
Roshan Shrestha, MD, FAST, FAASLD
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Piedmont Transplant Institute
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Mercer University School of Medicine
I. Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Overview
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
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.
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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.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with HCC.
CNE Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)
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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