Craig Hofmeister MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Hematology & Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
This enduring activity has been designed for community-based hematology-oncologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to ensure confidence in the management of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. It discusses the mechanisms of resistance and characteristics of refractory disease in patients with multiple myeloma; review the mechanisms of action of both current and emerging therapies in the treatment of patients with relapsing/refractory multiple myeloma; and lastly evaluates the clinical data for developing agents in the management of patients with late relapse/refractory multiple myeloma.
This enduring activity is designed to meet the educational needs of community-based hematology-oncologists, nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants to ensure confidence in the management of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss the mechanisms of resistance and characteristics of refractory disease in patients with multiple myeloma
- Review the mechanisms of action of both current and emerging therapies in the treatment of patients with relapsing/refractory multiple myeloma
- Evaluate the clinical data for developing agents in the management of patients with late relapse/refractory multiple myeloma
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
|Jeffrey Zonder, MD||Discloses that he has received consulting fees from BMS, Janssen, Prothena, Intellia, Takeda, Caelum and Regeneron. He has also received contracted research funds from BMS and Janssen, worked on a Steering Committee for Takeda and his spouse works for BMS.|
|Craig Hofmeister, MD, MPH||Discloses that he has worked on advisory boards for Janssen, GSK, BMS and Sanofi|
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
Staff Planners and Managers
The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
- Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Michael Page, PharmD, RPh, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, discloses an ownership stake in Advantific, LLC.
- Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
- Marissa Mays-Verman, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Alexis Klinger, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Aimee Meisner, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.
During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the enduring activity.
- Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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RELEASED DATE: January 18, 2023
EXPIRATION DATE: January 27, 2024
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