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Course Directors

Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH
Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH

Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Virginia J. Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Virginia J. Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CNE
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2019-Oct-17
Expiration Date:2020-Oct-16
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge
Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: October 17, 2019 - October 16, 2020
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Activity Description

In this PeerView onDemand activity based on a nurse-led program at the SUNA 2019 uroLogic Conference, experts on modern RCC treatment (including immunotherapies and TKIs) offer valuable, practical insights on the current therapeutic and regulatory landscape in RCC, real-world application of evidence on novel targeted and immunotherapeutic regimens, the importance of counseling patients on therapeutic expectations with immune checkpoint inhibitors and TKIs, and the recognition and management of unique safety issues associated with newer agents in RCC.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of urologic nurses and other professionals involved in the management of patients with RCC.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize the latest efficacy and safety findings on novel regimens, including immune checkpoint inhibitors, tyrosine kinase inhibitors, and combination approaches, for management of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
  • Provide appropriate education and guidance to patients with RCC on available and emerging targeted- and immuno-therapeutic options in different disease settings
  • Counsel patients with RCC receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors and/or tyrosine kinase inhibitors on appropriate strategies to manage treatment-related complications

Providership, Credit, and Support


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

This activity is supported through educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck & Co., Inc.

Continuing Nursing Education

Medical 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 1.0 contact hour(s).

Faculty Disclosures

Co-Chairs
Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH
Medical Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Speakers Bureau participant with Exelixis, Inc. and Pfizer Inc.

Virginia J. Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Virginia J. Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Planning Committee

Tracy L. Greene, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Lead Nursing 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 CNE activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content Review

The following content reviewer(s) has nothing to disclose:

Bobbie Perrin, FNP-C, OCN

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

Post-Test / Evaluation

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

About This CNE Activity

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