Oncology

Medical Oncology and Hematology 2019: Multidisciplinary Approaches that Improve Care


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Thursday, February 14, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. Add to Calendar

Additional dates:
Event Calendar Icon February 15, 2019 Ends 3:55 p.m.

Focus

The goal of this activity is to address the ongoing need for educating practicing physicians about new cancer therapies and screening, current treatment guidelines and resources available to assist them in their cancer screening practices.

Also, the activity will focus on new advances within the last year along with other groundbreaking scientific discoveries. In conclusion, physicians will have a new awareness and knowledge in optimal use of new therapies for cancer and screening practices.

Educational Objectives

After attending the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Incorporate prognostic factors and guidelines by tumor site into clinical practice, providing more accurate, personalized diagnosis and optimal treatment options for improved patient care in hematology and solid tumor oncology (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
  • Be equipped with an awareness of the cancer care continuum and the place of primary care as well as the resources available for assisting patients through phases of cancer survivorship care (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
  • Provide patients with prevention guidance through early detection and clinical intervention (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
  • Apply current screening guidelines and recommendations to detect cancer in primary care setting early enough for optimal referral to specialists who provide up-to-date optimal treatment plans (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).

Educational Methods

Lecture/Didactic – Question and Answer Sessions

Evaluation

A conference evaluation link will be included in the final program. This online survey will give participants the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.

General Information


Location

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1155 Pressler St., Houston, TX

Contact

Allison Baring

713-563-7388