NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Novel Treatments for Neuroendocrine Tumors
While there is a brand new treatment option for neuroendocrine tumors, it requires a wide array of practical guidance to be given safely and effectively.  Practitioners need to be well versed in patient eligibility, patient preparation for treatment, dosing, administration, and management of side effects.
Category
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
Format
  • Live Webinar
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Event date September 28, 2020
NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Establishing a Place in Therapy for Biosimilars in Oncology
Clinical oncology pharmacists have the opportunity to provide education on biosimilars and be a part of the multi-disciplinary decision-making process for incorporating biosimilars into practice sites. In addition, pharmacists will need training on reporting post-marketing surveillance data regarding immunogenicity, product variability and drift of biosimilars as use becomes widespread.
Category
  • Biosimilars
Format
  • Live Webinar
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Event date October 28, 2020
NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Treatment Advances for Pediatric B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas
This is a potentially curable malignancy and systemic therapy is the mainstay of treatment. Understanding the diagnosis, workup, and subsequent treatment for early stage and later stage disease will improve understanding and subsequently, education for patients and caregivers alike.
Category
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Format
  • Live Webinar
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Event date November 17, 2020
NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Emerging Strategies in the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism
Expanded indications for the use of the direct oral anticoagulants demand diligent monitoring. Health care professionals play a crucial role in the management of anticoagulation in cancer patients and anticoagulation monitoring clinics may need to rechannel resources to include these agents.
Category
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
Format
  • Live Webinar
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Event date December 8, 2020
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Emerging Strategies for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Management
Pediatric ALL is a potentially curable malignancy and systemic therapy is the mainstay of treatment. Understanding the diagnosis, workup, and subsequent treatment of this disease will help clinicians play an important role in providing medication-related recommendations, supportive care, and patient counseling which can improve the outcomes and the quality of patient care.
Category
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Advances in Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Kidney Cancer
Pharmacists should be aware of data on targeted therapy and immunotherapy for RCC and be able to make appropriate therapy recommendations. In addition, pharmacists play an important role in the management of toxicity of targeted therapy or immunotherapy and encouraging compliance for patients on targeted therapies for RCC.
Category
  • Kidney Cancer
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Current Therapy Options for Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Both acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, while fairly common in allogeneic HSCT, can be potentially fatal. The clinical manifestations of this complication can linger for years and often times impair quality of life drastically. Hematology and oncology specialists can optimize care by early recognition and prompt initiation of systemic therapies.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: New Targets and Treatment Options for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Recent advances have led to rational drug development as new therapeutically actionable molecular targets have emerged. It is important for clinicians to be aware of how to incorporate these novel treatment options into clinical practice in ways that achieve meaningful patient outcomes, as well as best practices for providing supportive care and patient education.
Category
  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Updates on the Use of Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Many new options exist for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in addition to traditional platinum-based chemotherapy. Pharmacists should be aware of the new data and recommendations for immunotherapies and targeted therapies, and how they relate to improvements in clinical efficacy and quality of life. It is also important to be aware of the potential for unique and potentially severe adverse events that can occur with these therapies; therefore, pharmacists should educate patients about the possibility of adverse events and the need to report symptoms to their health care teams to avoid severe complications.
Category
  • Lung Cancers
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: The Role of the Pharmacist in Smoking Cessation and Education of Patients with Cancer
In order to improve smoking cessation efforts, health care providers need to understand options for smoking cessation therapy as well as the clinical data supporting these interventions. Pharmacists can play a critical role in patient education, therapy recommendations, and therapy management for smoking cessation.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation

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