Advancing the Multidisciplinary Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Advancing the Multidisciplinary Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

On-Demand Webcast
Faculty

Santiago Aparo, MD, MS
Oncology Faculty Attending
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Miami, Florida

Riad Salem, MD, MBA
Professor of Radiology, Medicine and Surgery
Chief, Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Vice-Chairman, Image-Guided Therapy
Department of Radiology
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Intended Learners

Interventional radiologists, oncologists, surgeons, and other members of the multidisciplinary oncology care team involved in the management of HCC

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the relative benefits and limitations of loco-regional or systemic therapies for HCC with respect to patient impact and clinical outcomes across disease stages and severity
  • Outline the scientific evidence supporting the use of immunotherapy in HCC, including the mechanisms of action and targeted signaling pathways under clinical investigation
  • Evaluate the efficacy, safety, tolerability, and indications of available and emerging systemic therapies for the management of HCC
  • Integrate the latest evidence-based guidelines and clinical data into individualized HCC therapeutic decisions informed by the staging and etiology of disease
  • Implement multidisciplinary HCC management plans that facilitate a continuity of care over the course of disease and transition between loco-regional and systemic therapy as appropriate
Activity Overview

This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and audio.

In order to be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must complete the pre-test, attend the full webinar, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at www.naccme.com, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Participants who completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this on-demand webcast.

Release Date: February 28, 2018
Expiration Date: February 28, 2019
Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes

There is no fee associated with this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

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Accreditation

  In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) 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.

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CME

NACCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards .75 contact hour.

Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completing as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements. 

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Santiago Aparo, MD, MS; Riad Salem, MD, MBA; Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT, FACC; Susie Seaman, NP; and MaryEllen Fama, Emily Gibson, Jennifer Ilcyn, Stephanie Lisi, Randy Robbin, Colleen Waters, and Susan Yarbrough, NACCME.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT, FACC, Loyola University Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Salem: ConsultantBSc, BTG, Eisai, Merit, Terumo; Grant/Research Support—BTG

Ms. Seaman: Advisory Board—Mölnlycke

Dr. Aparo, Dr. Dieter, Ms. Fama, Ms. Gibson, Ms. Ilcyn, Ms. Lisi, Mr. Robbin, Ms. Waters, and Ms. Yarbrough have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty have disclosed that no off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devises will be discussed in the presentations.

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Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.