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Understanding the Older Adult MDS Patient Population
  • CME
  • CE

Credits Available
Physicians: maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.25 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 0.25 contact hours (0.025 CEUs)
Released: October 7, 2021 Expiration: October 6, 2022
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Provided by Rush University Medical Center in partnership with Clinical Care Options, LLC, and the MDS Foundation.

Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Produced in collaboration with
Supported by an educational grant from
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Namrata S. Chandhok, MD

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Use tumor and patient characteristics, informed by patient preference, to select optimal treatment for older adult patients with MDS

Information on this Educational Activity

Disclosure Policy:
As a provider of continuing education, Rush University Medical Center asks everyone who has the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose information about all of their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. There is no minimum financial threshold; individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies. Individuals must disclose regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:
Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with requirements of the FDA, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

Disclaimer
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Faculty

Namrata S. Chandhok, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hematology
Department of Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, Florida

Namrata S. Chandhok, MD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Staff

Marie N. Becker, PhD

Scientific Director

Marie N. Becker, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Gordon Kelley

Senior Clinical Editor

Gordon Kelley has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Kristen Rosenthal, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Kristen Rosenthal, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Timothy A. Quill, PhD

Associate Director, Scientific Services

Timothy Quill, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
June Wasserstrom

Director, CME Program Development

June Wasserstrom has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Kevin Obholz, PhD

Senior Director, Educational Strategy

Kevin Obholz, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Target Audience

This educational program is intended for US-based hematologists/oncologists and medical oncologists treating older adult patients with MDS at academic and community treatment centers.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to provide guidance and resources, including the patient’s perspective, to healthcare professionals, to improve their care of older adults with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Rush University 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.

This activity is being presented without bias and with commercial support.

Credit Designation Statements

For Medicine:
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

For Nursing:
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 0.25 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

For Pharmacy:
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based internet enduring activity for a maximum of one quarter (0.25) contact hour for pharmacists.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from October 07, 2021, through October 06, 2022:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 100% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Understanding the Older Adult MDS Patient Population
  • CME
  • CE

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This short video is part of a series of videos focused on older adult patients with MDS. This episode features an expert describing the importance of understanding the needs of older patients with MDS and how factors associated with aging may affect the diagnosis and management of MDS.
Namrata S. Chandhok, MD
Physicians: maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.25 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 0.25 contact hours (0.025 CEUs)
Released: October 7, 2021 Expiration: October 6, 2022

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Provided by Rush University Medical Center in partnership with Clinical Care Options, LLC, and the MDS Foundation.

Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Produced in collaboration with
Supported by an educational grant from
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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