At the Forefront of PMP/Appendiceal Cancer

Chicago, IL US
October 11, 2018
The goal of this activity is to educate medical and surgical oncologists about diagnosis and treatment interventions for psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer, as well as empower patients about their own care. When diagnosed early and appropriately, the patient will have much better outcomes. 
 
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Target Audience

This activity has been designed for oncology physicians other healthcare professionals, and patients interested in the diagnosis and treatment of psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the markers needed to properly diagnose psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer;
  • State the new advances in chemotherapy and immunotherapy, nutrition, and supportive services available to psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer patients;
  • Recognize when a psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer patient is eligible for surgical interventions;
  • Discuss the patient perspective to psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Pujitha Kallakuri
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
pujitha.kallakuri@uchospitals.edu
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/11/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
10/11/2018 - 1:30pm
Activity opens: 
10/01/2018
Activity expires: 
01/11/2019

At the Forefront of PMP/Appendiceal Cancer Agenda

Gordon Center for Integrative Sciences
929 E 57th St
Rm. W301
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at via email at pujitha.kallakuri@uchospitals.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

PLANNING COMMITTEE
Pujitha Kallakuri, MHA
Program Manager Regional Therapies
University of Chicago

Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Section of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology (Strategy and Finance)
Director, Surgical GI Cancer Program
Director, Regional Therapeutics Program
University of Chicago Medicine
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

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.

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 live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and 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.
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
10/01/2018
Activity expires: 
01/11/2019
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