Controversies in Gynecologic Oncology: Robots, Sentinel Nodes, Germ Line Mutations and More

Kohler, WI US
April 6, 2019

Controversies in Gynecologic Oncology include: Robotic surgery limitations of cervix cancer surgery, controversial sentinel node techniques for endometrial and uterine cancer, the evolving issues of Parp inhibitors for treatment and maintenance of ovary cancer, and Germ-line mutation screening. We must apply the most recent data and expert opinion to offer patients the best treatment options and also boost APP and nurse navigation support for these cancer patients. 

Target Audience

Obstetrics/Gynecology,  Gynecological/Oncology, Hematology/Oncology,, Medical Oncology, Preventive Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, General Surgery All Medical Staff

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the role of robotic surgery in cervix cancer patients and its limitations
  2. Discuss the sentinel nodes techniques, utilization, and limitations
  3. Identify patients at risk for Germ-line mutations based upon common history-taking daily practice  
  4. Recognize the mechanism of Parp inhibition and the utility and  in currently available parp inhibitor medications 
  5. Promote the role of nurse navigation and APP care to enhance the cancer patients medical experience

The conference will educate regarding multidisciplinary evaluation, AJCC staging, prognostic indicators, current prevention and treatments, and evidence-based guidelines.
 

Additional information
Acknowledgement of Support: 

Supported by an Educational Grant From
Schroeder Chair of Surgery Endowment Earnings Fund Through Aurora Health Care Foundation

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 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 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
  • 4.00 ABIM MOC Part II
    Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.00 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: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
04/06/2019 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
04/06/2019 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
The American Club
419 Highland Dr
Kohler, WI 53044
United States

Travel

Destination Kohler Directions
How Do I Find the Village of Kohler?
The Village is conveniently situated two-thirds mile west of Interstate 43 in east central Wisconsin, and transportation from airports in nearby cities can easily be arranged. Kohler is located one hour north of Milwaukee (60 miles), one hour south of Green Bay (60 miles) and two hours north of Chicago (140 miles).


Northbound on I-43
1. Take exit 126 for WI-23 West
2. Keep right, follow signs for WI-23 West/Kohler/Plymouth and merge onto WI-23 West /WI-23 Trunk West/Kohler Memorial Dr
3. Take the County Hwy-Y exit toward Kohler
4. Turn slight right onto Highland Drive
5. The Village of Kohler is approximately 1 mile from the exit

Southbound on I-43
1. Merge onto WI-23 West via exit 126 toward Sheboygan/Kohler
2. Take the County Hwy-Y exit (South) toward Kohler
3. Turn slight right onto Highland Drive
4. The Village of Kohler is approximately 1 mile from the exit

Westbound on State Highway 23 (Or Kohler Memorial Drive)
1. Take the County Hwy-Y exit (South) toward Kohler
2. Turn slight right onto Highland Drive
3. The Village of Kohler is approximately 1 mile from the exit

Eastbound on State Highway 23 
1. Take the County Hwy-Y exit (South) toward Kohler
2. Turn slight right onto Highland Drive
3. The Village of Kohler is approximately 1 mile from the exit

 

Course Directors:  James Weese, MD, FACS; AdvocateAurora Health     Scott Kamelle, MD; AdvocateAurora Health 

Faculty: Elizabeth L. Dickson Michelson, MD; AdvocateAurora Health 
Susan Siettmann, RN, BSN, OCN, ONN-CG; AdvocateAurora Health
Manish K. Pant, MD; AdvocateAurora Health 
Wesley Papenfuss, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
Antony Ruggeri, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
Cassidy Janis, MS, CGC; AdvocateAurora Health
Brooke A. Schlappe, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
M. Patrick Lowe, MD  Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecological Cancer Inst. of Chicago

Disclosure

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.

In the process of collecting disclosures. All disclosures will be made in advance of the activity.

Accreditation Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Participation in Q&A is required in order to earn MOC points.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 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 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
  • 4.00 ABIM MOC Part II
    Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.00 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: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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