NCCN Oncology Case Manager and Medical Director Program: Supportive Care of Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients

November 20, 2019

Supportive care is essential to improve quality of life and decrease morbidity and mortality in HCT recipients; however, there is a lack of consensus on appropriate supportive care of HCT survivors due to the scarcity of high-quality evidence. Significant barriers to conducting prospective studies and randomized clinical trials on supportive care interventions for HCT recipients exist. These barriers include the relatively small number of HCT patients per center, a lack of resources, methodologic and logistical challenges in conducting randomized trials for supportive care of late complications, and great variability in practices that might obscure definitive conclusions. Although considerable progress has been made in identifying supportive care issues in HCT survivors, large, prospective trials demonstrating the effectiveness of supportive care interventions for HCT-related complications are needed to guide future development of evidence-based guidelines. Importantly, because long-term HCT recipients may no longer be followed by transplant centers, recommendations for supportive care should be geared toward community healthcare providers who may not routinely care for HCT recipients.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of case managers, medical directors, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who manage the care of patients with cancer.  These webinars may be of particular interest to those in care coordination roles and those who interact with, counsel, and refer patients with cancer to appropriate sources of care and/or make coverage decisions in both managed care organizations and clinical settings.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of post-HCT supportive care.
  • Discuss the current treatment paradigms for supportive care of HCT recipients.
  • Identify the need for future clinical research on post-HCT supportive care and associated challenges.
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

  • Celgene Corporation
  • Loxo Oncology, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company
  • Novartis
  • Verastem

This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Medical Affairs.
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.25 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.25 ASWB continuing education credit
  • 1.25 CCM clock hours
  • 1.25 Participation
Course opens: 
10/14/2019
Course expires: 
01/26/2020
Event starts: 
11/20/2019 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
11/20/2019 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$0.00

Jonathan Gutman, MD
University of Colorado Cancer Center

 

NCCN Medical Education Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of NCCN that every 12 months, all faculty, moderators, activity planners and all internal planning staff participating in NCCN continuing education activities are expected to disclose any financial relationships with a commercial interest as defined by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support. In addition, all faculty presentations have been reviewed for adherence to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support (the provider develops activities/educational interventions independent of commercial interests [SCS 1, 2 and 6] by experts on the topics). 

Per the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, individuals who do not disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from involvement in the CE activity as a content developer, planner, or presenter. A complete list of individuals’ relationships with external entities is available upon request.

Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made prior to the activity.

In support of improving patient care, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 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.

Physicians
NCCN designates this live 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.

Nurses
NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 contact hours.

Pharmacists
NCCN designates this knowledge-based continuing education activity for 1.25 contact hour (0.125 CEUs) of continuing education credit. UAN: JA4008196-0000-19-086-L01-P

Physician Assistants 
NCCN has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Case Managers
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0 CE contact hour. Activity Code: I00039771; Approval #: 190004297

Social Workers
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, NCCN is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NCCN maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.25 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.25 ASWB continuing education credit
  • 1.25 CCM clock hours
  • 1.25 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/14/2019
Course expires: 
01/26/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This webinar was presented live one time only on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 3:00 - 4:15 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) (UTC -5).

Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection and sound playback capability
    • One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
    • Internet Explorer is no longer supported
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing