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Activity Details

Free CME/CE
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
Released: December 21, 2017
Expires: December 21, 2018
1 hour to complete

Media

Internet

Target Audience

Oncology clinicians including physicians, nurses, and PAs

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the pathogenesis and molecular pathways involved in the development and progression of gastric cancer
  2. Evaluate the safety, efficacy, and quality of data for available and emerging targeted therapies for locally advanced or metastatic gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma
  3. Individualize and optimize treatment with sequencing and management of treatment-related adverse events for locally advanced or metastatic gastric and GEJ adenocarcinoma
  4. Engage patients with locally advanced or metastatic gastric and GEJ adenocarcinoma in their care by implementing effective shared decision making (SDM) strategies

Faculty

Jaffer A. Ajani, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of RMEI Medical Education, LLC and AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of their continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by RMEI and AKH Inc. prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Faculty Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other faculty for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review. AKH Inc. planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

  • Jaffer A. Ajani, MD, has affiliations with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Genentech, Insys, Lilly, and Medscape (Consulting Fees), and Bristol-Myers Squibb and Delta-Fly (Contracted Research). 

RMEI Medical Education, LLC

  • Tania Dickson, MD, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
  • Mindy Tanzola, PhD, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
  • Jacqui Brooks, MBBCh, MRCPsych, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
  • Jessica Hatch has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.

AKH Inc. Staff and Planners
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Director of Accreditation, Planner: has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
Patricia Brignoni, Sr. Project Manager: has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.

Continuing Education Information

CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Physicians
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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and RMEI Medical Education, LLC. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurses
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.0 Contact Hour.

Jointly provided by RMEI Medical Education, LLC and AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.

How to Receive Credit

Physicians, nurse practitioners, and PAs who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME/CE credit. You must score 75% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.

Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly.

Disclaimer

This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. and RMEI specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through the participant's misunderstanding of the content.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Contact Information for Questions about the Activity

If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.

Course Viewing Requirements

Supported Browsers:
Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and above
Google Chrome 28.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
Mozilla Firefox 23.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
Safari 6.0+ for Mac OSX 10.7 and above

Supported Phones & Tablets:
Android 4.0.3 and above
iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above.

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