Advances in the Management of Thoracic Malignancies

Wauwatosa, WI US
February 10, 2018

The program will focus on the current management of lung and esophageal cancers including evaluation, staging, treatment and screening. A particular emphasis on the use of precision medicine for the treatment of these cancers will be presented.

The conference will educate regarding AJCC Stage, Prognostic Indicators and Evidence based-guidelines.

Target Audience

Primary Care, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, APP's, Pathology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Palliative Care, ENT, Gastroenterology, Residents & Medical Students

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize patients with thoracic malignancies.
  2. Properly evaluate these patients to attain the correct stage.
  3. Identify the specialist which care for these patients and make the appropriate referrals.
  4. Gain knowledge about the various treatments available for patients with thoracic malignancies.
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
  • 4.25 ABIM MOC Part II
    Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Course opens: 
12/07/2017
Course expires: 
04/27/2018
Event starts: 
02/10/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/10/2018 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
The Crowne Plaza, Milwaukee West
10499 Innovation Dr.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States

Froedtert/Doyne/Knowles Room

Course Directors:

James Weese, MD; Aurora Health Care
Aaron Chevinsky, MD; Aurora Health Care

Faculty:

William Tisol, MD: Aurora Health Care
Laura McGartland, MD;  Aurora Health Care
David S. Demos, MD; Aurora Health Care
Wesley Papenfuss, MD, FACS; Aurora Health Care
Jeffrey Kittel, MD; Aurora Health Care
Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD; Aurora Health Care
Tiffany Mullen, DO; Aurora Health Care
Steven Leh, MD:;Aurora Health Care

Disclosures:

It is the policy of Aurora Health Care Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored education activities.  All participating faculty, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program.  Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest.  All faculty and planning committee members have attested that their financial relationships do not affect their ability to present well-balanced evidence-based content for this activity.  Specific disclosure information for each course faculty will be shared with the audience prior to the faculty’s presentation. 

Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.

Available Credit

  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
  • 4.25 ABIM MOC Part II
    Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/07/2017
Course expires: 
04/27/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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