Course Director

Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, ARNP, AOCN
Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, ARNP, AOCN

Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CE
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2016-Dec-16
Expiration Date:2017-Dec-15
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an oncology nurse expert discusses new developments in the management of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), including evidence on emerging therapies in various AML populations and practical considerations on their use relevant for patient care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Educate patients on the wide diversity of AML presentations, including clinical implications of high-risk disease, early versus late relapse, and secondary AML
  • Answer patient questions on novel cytotoxic and targeted treatment options in the AML setting
  • Cite evidence on the safety and efficacy of novel and emerging treatments in AML
  • Manage treatment-emergent toxicity in patients with AML, including those receiving upfront therapy and individuals with a longer treatment history

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hematology-oncology nurses and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with AML.

Nursing Education Purpose Statement

The purpose of this activity is to improve knowledge and competence of nurses concerning the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. A score of 70% or higher is needed to obtain CE credit. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CE credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: December 16, 2016 - December 15, 2017
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The associates of Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider for this activity, and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this CE activity for any amount during the past 12 months.

Course Director

Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, ARNP, AOCN
Nurse Practitioner, Malignant Hematology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida

Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, ARNP, AOCN, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Pfizer.
Speakers Bureau participant with ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; Incyte Corporation; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, ARNP, AOCN does intend to discuss either non-FDA-approved or investigational use for the following products/devices: CPX-351, vosaroxin, midostaurin, gilteritinib, vadastuximab, selinexor and other novel targeted or antibody-based approaches to treating AML.

Nurse Reviewer

Pamela Ash, RN, MSN, CBCN
Supportive Care Nurse Clinician
Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Clinic
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

Pamela Ash, RN, MSN, CBCN, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Directors

Carmine DeLuca
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Carmine DeLuca has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Kirk A. Tacka, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kirk A. Tacka, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.


The information provided at this CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. Recommendations for the use of particular therapeutic agents are based on the best available scientific evidence and current clinical guidelines. No bias towards or promotion for any agent discussed in this program should be inferred.

Providership, Credit & Support

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15106, for 1.0 contact hour(s).


This CE activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.


This activity is supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView Press or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

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