Registration deadline soon for the latest advancements in clinical oncology CME

Registration deadline soon for the latest advancements in clinical oncology CME

The deadline to register for Updates in Clinical Oncology 2019 is Aug. 9. You can attend in person or via livestream for this free continuing medical education activity.

The activity is targeted toward physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers in the practice specialties of family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology (and subspecialties), pathology, preventive medicine, radiology and surgery.

Statement of educational need

This symposium has been designed to assist in meeting the educational needs of health care providers by presenting up-to-date education regarding advancements and guidelines for improved patient care. The sessions cover all primary areas of clinical oncology. Providers in the field have compiled the most salient practice-shifting information from abstracts and podium presentations, including surgical, medical, diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic clinical knowledge.

Educational objectives

  1. Provide state-of-the-art care to cancer patients.
  2. Discuss new modalities of prevention and diagnoses.
  3. Describe standard therapeutic practices and the application of the newest therapies in the treatment of cancer patients.

Course director

Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP

Chief Administrative Officer, Norton Medical Group

Physician-in-Chief, Norton Cancer Institute

Speakers

Yong I. Cha, M.D., Ph.D.

Mark S. Cornett, M.D.

Michael F. Driscoll, M.D.

Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP

Jaspreet S. Grewal, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

Jeffrey B. Hargis, M.D., FACP

Dan Ishihara, M.D., Ph.D.

Michelle Julien, M.D.

Jae Y. Jung, M.D., Ph.D.

Adam D. Lye, M.D.

Arash Rezazadeh, M.D.

Aaron C. Spalding, M.D., Ph.D.

Erica L. Takimoto, D.O.

Thomas M. Woodcock, M.D.

Planning committee

Karen Busse, M.S., CCMEC

Pamela Jacobs, MHA, BSN, R.N., CRNI, OCN

Sandra Stroud, B.A., CCMEC

Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC

Lauren White, CAP-OM

Planner and faculty disclosure

Norton Healthcare adheres to the Kentucky Medical Association and the Kentucky Board of Nursing Essential Areas accreditation and policies, as well as the Standards for Commercial Support, regarding industry support for continuing education. During the planning process, all individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity (course directors, planners and presenters) must disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities and the nature of that relationship. This information is assessed by the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education to ensure an acceptable resolution of any identified conflicts prior to the activity. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships and discussions of unlabeled or unapproved use of drugs, devices or procedures will be disclosed on-site to activity participants. Further measures include participants’ evaluations of the speakers’ presentations for bias and balance.

 

Agenda

 

10:15 a.m.       Registration and exhibits

11 a.m.            Welcome

Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP

Program 1

Session A

11:10 a.m.       Breast Cancer – Nonsurgical

Jeffrey B. Hargis, M.D., FACP

Session B

11:30 a.m.       Breast Cancer – Surgical

Mark S. Cornett, M.D.

Session C

11:50 a.m.       Gynecologic Cancer

Erica L. Takimoto, D.O.

 

Program 2

12:10 p.m.       Keynote address: Fireside Chat and Q&A on the Evolution of Cancer Care

Thomas M. Woodcock, M.D., and Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP

Lunch will be provided.

1 p.m.              Break and exhibits

 

Program 3

Session A

1:25 p.m.         Melanoma/Skin Cancer and Developmental Therapeutics

Jae Y. Jung, M.D., Ph.D.

Session B

1:45 p.m.         Genitourinary (Localized Prostate) Cancer

Dan Ishihara, M.D., Ph.D.

Session C

2:05 p.m.         Genitourinary Cancers (Metastatic)

Arash Rezazadeh, M.D.

Program 4

Session A

2:25 p.m.         Neurological Cancer

Jaspreet S. Grewal, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

Session B

2:45 p.m.         Head and Neck Cancer

Aaron C. Spalding, M.D., Ph.D.

3:05 p.m.         Break and exhibits

Session C

3:25 p.m.         Gastrointestinal (Noncolorectal) Cancer

Michael F. Driscoll, M.D.

Program 5

Session A

3:45 p.m.         Gastrointestinal (Colorectal) Cancer

Michelle Julien, M.D.

Session B

4:05 p.m.         Lung (Non-small Cell Local-Regional/Small Cell/Thoracic) Cancer

Yong I. Cha, M.D., Ph.D.

Session C

4:25 p.m.         Lung (Non-small Cell Metastatic) Cancer

Adam D. Lye, M.D.

4:45 p.m.         Closing remarks and adjournment

Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP

Keynote speaker

Thomas M. Woodcock, M.D., is one of four physicians who founded the Medical Oncology/Hematology Program at Alliant Health System (now Norton Healthcare) in 1994. With his vision to “take care to the community,” he led the team to create a regional oncology outreach program in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. He has contributed to the growth of Norton Cancer Institute, which employs 33 physicians and 46 advanced practice providers. Dr. Woodcock plans to retire this fall and will forever be known for his excellent cancer care for patients throughout the region.

Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP, and Thomas Woodcock, M.D., will have a “fireside chat” about the evolution of cancer care and take questions from the audience.

Continuing education

Special thanks to

Gouverneur H. Nixon Jr., and the Norton Healthcare Foundation

2019 Updates in Clinical Oncology

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

10:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Louisville Marriott East
1903 Embassy Square Blvd.
Louisville, Kentucky

Register for in-person attendance or livestream by Aug. 9

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You may participate in individual sessions, hourlong programs or the entire event. Physicians may earn partial or full credit whether participating in person or through the livestream. New for nurses — you may earn partial or full credit for in-person attendance only. Nursing credit is not yet available for participation in the livestream.

Physicians

Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions related to physician education, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education at cme@nortonhealthcare.org or (502) 446-5955.

Nurses

Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-077. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 6.0 contact hours which expires 12/31/20 KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must complete the evaluation to receive contact hours.

For in-person attendance, 1.2 continuing nursing education credits may be claimed per program.

For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.

Special needs

Norton Healthcare is committed to making this symposium accessible to all individuals. If you have a disability, provide a description of any auxiliary aids or services (identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act) needed at the time of registration. Advance notification of special needs helps us provide accommodations.

Location and parking

Louisville Marriott East is located at 1903 Embassy Square Blvd., Louisville, Kentucky. Free parking is available adjacent to the hotel.

Registration fees

This symposium is being provided at no cost. As a steward of our resources, if your schedule changes after you register and you must cancel, please send a cancellation email to cme@nortonhealthcare.org.

Cancellations

To cancel, call (502) 446-5955 or email cme@nortonhealthcare.org. Catering numbers are based on estimated registrations received by the deadline. As a courtesy to the planners, please submit notice of your cancellation prior to Aug. 9, 2019.

Livestreaming access

This option is available for off-site viewing of the live presentation. When you register, please be sure to select the livestreaming activity. You will receive the livestreaming link by email during the week of the activity.

Presentations

Presentations and handouts for this symposium will be available on the Norton Healthcare Continuing Medical Education app. To download the free app, visit the App Store or the Google Play Store, search for “Norton Healthcare CME” and locate this activity. On a computer, visit www.Grupio.com/2019Updates.