Course Director

Anthony Delacruz, NP
Anthony Delacruz, NP

Dept. of Medicine
Genitourinary Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Leonard Gomella
Leonard Gomella, MD

Chair, Department of Urology
Director, Kimmel Cancer Center Network
Thomas Jefferson University

Accredited By

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA)

Activity Details

Credit Type: CE
Credit Amount: 1.0
Release Date: October 26, 2016
Expiration Date: October 25, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes
Registration Required: No
Fee for Activity: There is no fee for participating in this activity.

Activity Description

This one hour interactive CNE educational activity will feature nationally recognized experts in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. This activity is designed to help nurses better understand best practice approaches to utilizing all the current therapies in advanced prostate cancer to ensure optimal patient management.

Goals (Purpose) of Program

Nurses who complete this learning activity will have an increased understanding and best practice approaches to utilizing the current therapies in advanced prostate cancer to ensure optimal patient management.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify current management strategies of patients with castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) incorporating new “secondary” hormonal agents, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiopharmaceuticals
  • Outline considerations for novel therapies targeting DNA damage repair for personalizing treatment, and the potential role of combining and sequencing therapies for the optimal management of patients with advanced prostate cancer
  • Detail the significance of specific gene mutations in determining novel cancer treatments and the importance of genomic testing in men with advanced prostate cancer
  • Discuss nursing considerations for optimizing precision based therapies for prostate cancer
  • Review nursing and teaching strategies to improve quality of life through enhanced recognition of disease and treatment-related complications associated with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the needs of oncology nurses, advanced practice nurses and nurse practitioners that treat patients with castrate resistant prostate cancer.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for participating in this program, participants must listen to the program in its entirety and then complete and submit the CNE evaluation form at the conclusion of the program.

Accreditation Statement

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity will provide 1 contact hours which includes .5 hours of pharmacology content.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5556.

Instructions for Receiving Credit

Participants must complete and submit the online CE evaluation form at the conclusion of the program.

Statement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Astellas and Medivation, Inc., Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, and Sanofi US.

Disclaimer Statement / Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Anthony Delacruz, NP, has disclosed the following financial arrangements or affiliations with the following commercial interest(s) whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity.
Advisory Board: Bayer Healthcare

Leonard Gomella, MD, FACS, has disclosed having financial arrangements or affiliations with the following commercial interest(s) whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity.
Grant/Research Support: Janssen, Amgen
Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Janssen, Dendreon, Astellas, Bayer
Scientific Advisory: Sanofi Aventis

Planning Committee: No planning committee member or the speakers reported an actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to the CNE activities.

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