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Course Director

Francisco M. Marty, MD
Francisco M. Marty, MD

Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Faculty

Kathleen M. Mullane
Kathleen M. Mullane, DO, PharmD, FIDSA

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Accredited by

The Medical College of Wisconsin

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2018-Apr-05
Expiration Date:2019-Apr-04
Estimated Time for Completion:60 mintues
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, based on a recent symposium held at the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings, experts discuss the clinical trends of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection post-hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) and map out the future of CMV management by analyzing the latest clinical evidence on novel approaches for prevention and treatment.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss unmet needs associated with the management of CMV infection in HCT recipients
  • Assess recent efficacy and safety data regarding novel approaches to prevent and treat CMV infection in the HCT setting
  • Integrate expert recommendations and the results of recent clinical studies into strategies to prevent and treat CMV infection after HCT

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hematologist-oncologists, oncologists, BMT specialists and BMT nurse specialists, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients undergoing HCT.

Requirements for Successful Completion

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

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: April 05, 2018 - April 04, 2019
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, The Medical College of Wisconsin has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director and Moderator

Francisco M. Marty, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Infectious Diseases
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Francisco M. Marty, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Chimerix; Fate Therapeutics; and Shire.
Grant/Research Support from Ansun BioPharma; Astellas Pharma US, Inc.; Cidara Therapeutics, Inc.; Chimerix; Gilead; Merck & Co., Inc.; Shire; and Wiscon Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.
Honoraria from Roche Molecular Systems Inc. and United Medical (Brazil).

Faculty

Kathleen M. Mullane, DO, PharmD, FIDSA
Professor, Department of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
Director of Infectious Disease Clinical Trials
Immunocompromised Host Service
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen M. Mullane, DO, PharmD, FIDSA, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Speakers Bureau participant with Astellas Pharma US, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.
Advisory Board for Chimerix; GlaxoSmithKline; Merck & Co., Inc. and Scynexis.
Other Financial or Material Support from Merck & Co., Inc. for the Protocol Committee.

Medical Director

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by MCW for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Providership, Credit & Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Providership

This CME activity is jointly provided by The Medical College of Wisconsin and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Astellas, Merck & Co., Inc., and Shire.

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. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer’s product labeling.

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 or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

About This CME Activity

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