New Cancer-Associated Thrombosis Recommendations: Interpreting Shades of Gray

The goal of this activity is to provide the latest information from professional organizations on the use of direct oral anticoagulants in the management of cancer-associated thrombosis.
 
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
 
Medium: Online Presentation
 
Commercial Support: This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for cardiologists, hematology/oncology physicians, and primary care physicians.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Latest guidelines on the management of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
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CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Medscape
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
12/23/2019
Activity expires: 
12/23/2020
MODERATOR
  Alok A. Khorana, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
  Case Western Reserve University
  Sondra and Stephen Hardis Chair in Oncology Research
  Vice Chair (Clinical Services)
                            Director, GI Malignancies Program
                            Taussig Cancer Institute
                            Cleveland Clinic
                            Cleveland, Ohio
PANELIST
  Craig M. Kessler, MD
  Professor of Hematology and Oncology
  Georgetown Medical Center
  Washington, DC

 

  Tzu-Fei Wang, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
  Columbus, Ohio

 
COURSE REVIEWER
  Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA
  Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
  Department of Medicine
  Section of Cardiology
  University of Chicago Medicine
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
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Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statements
 
In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC 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 Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nursing Credit
Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.
 
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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