Changing Paradigms in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma – Module - 1

This webcast is co-provided by the CancerNet and A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Release date: March 10, 2017

Valid through: March 10, 2018

Specialty: Hematology

Topic: Multiple Myeloma

Media: Internet

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1.5 hours (90 min)

Target Audience

This webcast is designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists/oncologists and other health care professionals who diagnose, treat, and manage patients with multiple myeloma (MM).

Statement of Need/Program Overview

This webcast is intended to improve care of patients with multiple myeloma by accelerating adoption of new guidelines and evidence-based practice change. In-depth discussion of novel agents at various stages of clinical development will be given significant focus. This Internet CME activity is designed to provide clinical decision-making strategies for integration of novel therapeutic options.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Outline the biology, therapeutic options and patient care of MM
  • Describe the MM disease definitions and diagnostic criteria based on IMWG guidelines
  • Outline the classification and risk stratification in MM and smoldering MM

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Faculty

Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine,
Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma,
Division of Cancer Medicine,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, TX

Faith E. Davies, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Deputy Director of the Myeloma Institute,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
Little Rock, AR

Gareth Morgan, MD, PhD,

Professor of Medicine,
Director of the Myeloma Institute,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
Little Rock, AR

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

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 co-providership of CancerNet and A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Scott & White Health. The A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health 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.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

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 webcast:

Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD
  • Grant/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Karus Pharmaceuticals, Millennium Pharmaceuticals/Takeda Pharmaceutical Corp., Inc., Onyx Pharmaceuticals/Amgen, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
  • Scientific Advisory Board without Honoraria: Acetylon Pharmaceuticals
  • Scientific Advisory Boards with Honoraria: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Celgene Corporation, FORMA Therapeutics, Millennium Pharmaceuticals/Takeda Pharmaceutical Corp., Inc., Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc./Amgen
Faith E. Davies, MD
  • Advisory Boards: Celgene, Millennium/Takeda
Gareth Morgan, MD, PhD
  • Consultant: Celgene Corporation, Janssen, Takeda-Millennium, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Speaker’s Bureau: Celgene Corporation, Janssen

The planners and managers 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 webcast:

Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD
  • Grant/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Karus Pharmaceuticals, Millennium Pharmaceuticals/Takeda Pharmaceutical Corp., Inc., Onyx Pharmaceuticals/Amgen, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
  • Scientific Advisory Board without Honoraria: Acetylon Pharmaceuticals
  • Scientific Advisory Boards with Honoraria: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Celgene Corporation, FORMA Therapeutics, Millennium Pharmaceuticals/Takeda Pharmaceutical Corp., Inc., Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc./Amgen
Kamatham A. Naidu, PhD (CancerNet)
  • No relevant financial relationships

All other individuals in a position to control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving credit for this activity. During the accredited period, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; study the educational activity; and complete the post-test and the evaluation form. If you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation, your certificate will be available immediately for download in PDF format.

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Course Viewing Requirements

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this webcast. During the period March 10, 2017 through March 10, 2018, participants must read all the material and study the educational webcast.

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