Highlights of Myeloma Rounds (Physician)

Credit Available: ACPE, CME, NCPD

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access until February 12, 2025 12:00 am

Activity Description

This webinar will focus on the latest developments in myeloma, current and emerging treatments, including clinical trials, and evidence-based treatment strategies for optimal patient care. Information on education and support resources for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals will also be provided.

Time to Complete Activity: 1.25 hours

This course is available from:

February 13, 2024 until February 12, 2025

Course Instructors

Cindy Varga, MD Speaker

(Chair, Myeloma Rounds, Winston-Salem) Associate Professor, Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute, Plasma Cell Dyscrasia Division, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Charlotte, NC

Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD Speaker

(Chair, Myeloma Rounds, Philadelphia)​ Section Chief, Hematologic Malignancies Roseman, Tarte, Harrow, and Shaffer Families’, President’s Distinguished Professor, University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hematologists-oncologists, medical oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists involved in the care of patients with myeloma

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

    • Describe the latest developments in myeloma, including current and emerging treatments
    • Engage patients and caregivers in discussions on clinical trials, newly approved therapies and emerging therapies for myeloma, including combination therapies, CAR T-cell therapy and bispecific antibodies
    • Identify strategies for optimal patient care
    • Apply evidence-based treatment strategies
    • Access patient support resources
Accreditation, Support and Credit

Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Learning Institute, Inc., and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Medical Learning Institute, Inc. (MLI) designates this enduring material activity 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.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this continuing education activity for 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Universal Activity Number: JA0007322-9999-24-016-H01-P
Type of Activity: Application

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.25 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education

“This education activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® of up to 1.25 contact hours of accredited education.”

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Statement

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.


Support Statement

This activity is supported in part by an independent educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb. Additional funding provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Providers

This activity is provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest Policy

Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, are committed to providing high quality continuing education to healthcare professionals, as individuals and teams, with a protected space to learn, teach, and engage in scientific discourse free from influence from ineligible companies that may have an incentive to insert commercial bias into education.  To that end, MLI requires faculty, presenters, planners, staff, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this CE activity to disclose all financial relationships they have had in the past 24 months with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME, as related to the content of this CE activity, regardless of the amount or their view of the relevance to the education. All identified COI will be thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to MLI policy. These disclosures will be provided to learners prior to the start of the CE activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD*, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Advisory Board/Consultant
: AbbVie, Amgen, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen
Research Grant: AbbVie

Cindy Varga, MD*, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
The following relationships have ended within the last 24 months:
Advisory Board/Consultant: Arcellx

Planning Committee and Content/Peer Reviewers

The planners and content/peer reviewers from Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies unless listed below.

Planner
Lauren Berger, MPH
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lauren Berger, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:

Stock Ownership with Bristol Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., Organon & Co., Pfizer Inc., and Viatris Inc.

All of the relevant financial relationships of individuals for this activity have been mitigated.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this CE activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the accredited CE activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this CE activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this CE activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this CE activity. In order to receive credit, learners must participate in the entire CE activity, complete the activity posttest, evaluation form and your certificate of credit will be generated.  A passing score of 70% or higher is needed to obtain credit. You will receive your certificate from Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

For Pharmacists, Medical Learning Institute will accept your completed evaluation form for up to 30 days post-activity and will report your participation to the NABP only if you provide your NABP e-Profile number and DOB (MM/DD). Within 6 weeks, you can view your participation record at the NABP website: https://nabp.pharmacy/

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

If you have questions regarding your certificate, please contact Mary Vu via email at mvu@mlieducation.org

For questions, concerns, or for assistance for people with disabilities or grievances, please contact us at ProfEducation@LLS.org.

About this Activity

Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are responsible for the selection of this activity’s topics, the preparation of editorial content, and the distribution of this CE activity. Our activities may contain references to unapproved products or uses of these products in certain jurisdictions.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

Copyright © 2024 Medical Learning Institute, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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