NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Introduction to the NCCN Guidelines® for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and a Comprehensive Review of the Use of JAK2 Inhibitors

February 23, 2018

Join Stephen J. Harnicar, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for this webinar in the 2018 NCCN Pharmacy Update Webinar Series on the topic Introduction to the NCCN Guidelines® for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and a Comprehensive Review of the Use of JAK2 Inhibitors.

Target Audience

This educational program is designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who manage patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the 2016/2017 diagnostic criteria for primary myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera, and essential thrombocythemia.
  • Describe the mechanism of action and special considerations for the use of JAK2 inhibitors, including dosing and administration and dose modifications.
  • Discuss the appropriate management of infectious complications and strategies for managing withdrawal syndrome associated with the use of JAK2 inhibitors.
  • Discuss novel JAK2 inhibitors currently in the pipeline for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Celgene Corporation
  • Lilly
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company and Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
  • Prometheus Laboratories Inc.
  • Takeda Oncology

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Incyte.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
12/12/2017
Course expires: 
04/22/2018
Event starts: 
02/23/2018 - 4:30pm
Event ends: 
02/23/2018 - 5:30pm
Cost:
$0.00

Stephen J. Harnicar, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
All faculty and activity planners participating in NCCN continuing education activities are expected to disclose any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME’s, ANCC’s, and ACPE’s Standards for Commercial Support. All faculty presentations have been reviewed for adherence to the ACCME’s Criterion 7: The provider develops activities/educational interventions independent of commercial interests (SCS 1, 2, and 6) by experts on the topics. Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made prior to the activity.

Physicians
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NCCN designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category I credit for completing this activity.

Nurses
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour.

Pharmacists

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

NCCN designates this knowledge-based continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit. Universal Activity Number (UAN) will be posted prior to activity date.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/12/2017
Course expires: 
04/22/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

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