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Course Director

Manish A. Shah, MD
Manish A. Shah, MD

Center for Advanced Digestive Care
Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine/ New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Faculty

Brandon Swed
Brandon Swed, MD

New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Hilary Heyison
Hilary Heyison, FNP

Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Jennifer Chung

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Description

Targeted therapies have had a beneficial role in the advanced gastric or GEJ cancer setting, and several novel strategies of combining targeted therapy with immunotherapy are evolving the treatment landscape. While medicine continues to scientifically advance, the holistic care of patients with gastric/GEJ cancers is becoming more complex, and factors such as symptom management, psychological support, and nutritional considerations, in addition to effective treatment selection, need to be considered to offer the best clinical and quality of life outcomes to patients. This three-part educational activity offers learners an exclusive look at how science and care merge in the clinic to enhance the multidisciplinary, multidirectional management of patients with gastric/GEJ cancers.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, oncology nurses, advanced practice clinicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with gastric/GEJ cancers.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize clinical evidence on established targeted therapies, such as antiangiogenic agents, and emerging combination strategies, such as with checkpoint inhibitors, for advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers
  • Select appropriate second-line targeted therapies based on treatment history, patient preference, performance status, and biomarker status for patients with advanced gastric/GEJ cancers who have progressed following first-line chemotherapy
  • Develop a holistic treatment plan that addresses nutrition/diet concerns, emotional distress, treatment-related adverse events, and risk of disease progression, among other issues, with a multidisciplinary and interprofessional team of clinicians who care for patients with advanced gastric/GEJ cancers

Providership, Credit, and Support


This CME/MOC/CNE 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 Lilly. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACCMEThis 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 Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

MOCSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points and patient safety MOC Credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Blinded individual or aggregated participant data may be shared with the funder of the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

ANCCMedical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Successful completion of this continuing nursing education activity will be awarded 1.5 contact hour(s).

Faculty Disclosures

Chair
Manish A. Shah, MD
Chief, Solid Tumor Oncology Service
Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Co-Director, Center for Advanced Digestive Care
Bartlett Family Associate Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Manish A. Shah, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Faculty
Hilary Heyison, FNP
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Hilary Heyison, FNP, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Brandon Swed, MD
Clinical Fellow
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Brandon Swed, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Patient
Jennifer Chung

Jennifer Chung has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Planning Committee Disclosures

Tracy L. Greene, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Nurse Planner, MLI, has nothing to disclose.

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewers have nothing to disclose:

Natalie I. Vokes, MD
Bobbie Perrin, FNP-C, OCN, APRN

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from email@email.peerviewpress.com. If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at info@PeerView.com.

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 MOC/CNE credit. There are no prerequisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive MOC/CNE credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

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