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Overview

STATEMENT OF NEED

Prostate cancer is the most common tumor type among men in the United States. Typically, androgen deprivation therapy is administered for progressive disease. However, castration resistance or unresponsiveness to androgen deprivation therapy or to antiandrogens frequently develops over time. The transition from castration-sensitive to castration-resistant disease has yet to be understood and represents a significant unmet need. Metastatic CRPC is the primary cause of prostate-related mortality, accounting for an estimated 26,730 deaths annually. Median overall survival remains less than 2 years.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Medical oncologists, urologists, oncology advanced practitioners, oncology and urology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate recent study findings on combination and sequential treatment strategies for patients with metastatic CRPC
  • Determine which predictive/prognostic biomarker tests are ready for application in metastatic CRPC practice
  • Utilize strategies for evaluating treatment response, incorporating imaging studies, prostate-specific antigen levels, and clinical findings

FACULTY

Tanya Dorff, MDTanya Dorff, MD (Chairperson)
Associate Clinical Professor
City of Hope

REGISTRATION

There is no fee to participate in or claim CME/CE credit for this activity.

Jointly Provided by

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JA LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and i3 Health. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.

Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours. Designated for 0.8 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses.

ONCC RECERTIFICATION

The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points. ONCC review is only for designating content to be used for recertification points and is not for CNE accreditation. CNE programs must be formally approved for contact hours by an acceptable accreditor/approver of nursing CE to be used for recertification by ONCC. If the CNE provider fails to obtain formal approval to award contact hours by an acceptable accrediting/approval body, no information related to ONCC recertification may be used in relation to the program.

OCN®, AOCNP® and AOCNS® renewal candidates: 1 ILNA point may be applied toward: 
Scientific Basis/Diagnosis or Treatment Modalities or Symptom Management ......................................................1 point      

Please note that some of the course content applies to multiple content areas. The numerical value above indicates the maximum amount of points that can be claimed in each domain. The total amount of ILNA points claimed may not exceed the total amount of CNE awarded from this course.

DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL INFORMATION WITH COMMERCIAL INTERESTS

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

Tanya Dorff, MD has served as a consultant for Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Aduro, and Kaleido, and has received grants/research support from Eli Lilly and Celgene.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP have nothing to disclose. i3 Health planners and managers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

INSTRUCTIONS TO RECEIVE CREDIT

In order to receive credit for this activity, participants must:

  1. Take the pretest
  2. Watch the online video
  3. Pass the posttest with a score of ≥80%
  4. Complete the activity evaluation
  5. Download or print their Certificate of Credit

UNAPPROVED USE DISCLOSURE

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

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.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi Genzyme.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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