Novel Imaging Tools for Prostate Cancer: Facilitating the Management of Patients with Rising PSA and Risk of Recurrence
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC in collaboration with the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA).
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Blue Earth Diagnostics, a Bracco Company.
Release date: November 7, 2019
Valid through: November 7, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: This activity consists of one session which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.
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This activity is intended for urologists, radiation, surgical and medical oncologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, and other health care professionals interested/involved in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with prostate cancer.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Summarize the latest clinical data of available imaging tools that assess prostate cancer recurrence
- Anticipate practical factors to consider when implementing new imaging techniques in the prostate cancer clinic
- Formulate effective treatment plans based on new imaging tools for patients with suspected prostate recurrence
- Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material 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.
Method of Participation
There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) 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 (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial 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 activity:
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
|Name of Faculty or Presenter||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Gerald L. Andriole, MD |
Distinguished Professor and Chief of Urologic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
|Consulting Fees: Blue Earth, Janssen, Myriad|
|Edouard Trabulsi, MD, FACS |
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Urology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
|Consulting Fees: Astellas, Janssen, Pfizer|
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 activity:
|Name of Planner||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Agnes Lee |
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Alissa Yost, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
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This educational activity may contain discussion 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.
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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.
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