Hairy Cell Leukemia: Addressing Unmet Clinical Needs
December 19, 2019
December 19, 2020
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This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.
Supported by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca.
- 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.
This activity is intended for hematologists/oncologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies such as HCL.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize HCL and its associated disease burden, including incidence, prevalence, and ongoing impact on the patient
- Select appropriate treatment options for patients with HCL that has progressed following standard first-line therapy
- Assess treatment outcomes for patients with HCL through clinical and paraclinical parameters to determine complete/partial response
- Engage patients with HCL to ensure that they make treatment decisions in alignment with their goals of therapy
Robert J. Kreitman, MD
Chief Clinical Immunotherapy Section
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Douglas E. Gladstone, MD
Associate Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hematologist and Medical Oncologist
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
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 live 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.
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.
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:
Robert J. Kreitman, MD
Douglas E. Gladstone, MD
- Contracted Research: MedImmune
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:
Anne Roc, Medical Director, PlatformQ Health Education, LLC: None
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Elizabeth del Nido, 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.
Disclosure of Unapproved/Off Label Use (if applicable)
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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Course Viewing Requirements
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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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