The target audience for this conference is women in hematology/oncology careers seeking professional networking and science-based insights into the hematology/oncology landscape.
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe career development techniques and clinical science skills
- Foster a team-based collaboration to bridge the academic-community gap among women hematologists/oncologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals
- Evaluate recent therapeutic advancements for the treatment of solid and hematologic malignancies including their incorporation into clinical practice
- Discuss drug class-specific adverse events and supportive care issues that may occur with current cancer therapies in order to select evidence-based management strategies
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Bio Ascend. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
As a jointly accredited provider, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) ensures accuracy, balance, objectivity, independence, and scientific rigor in its educational activities and is committed to protecting learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. Faculty (authors, presenters, speakers) are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or other options available when utilizing trade names to ensure impartiality.
All faculty, planners, and others in a position to control continuing education content participating in a UNMC accredited activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. As defined by the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The accredited provider is responsible for mitigating relevant financial relationships in accredited continuing education. Disclosure of these commitments and/or relationships is included in these activity materials so that participants may formulate their own judgments in interpreting its content and evaluating its recommendations.
This activity may include presentations in which faculty may discuss off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments not yet FDA-approved. Participants should note that the use of products outside currently FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for FDA-approved indications.
All materials are included with the permission of the faculty. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of UNMC.