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9th Annual Brain Tumor Symposium: Maintaining Excellence in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era

CME : 3.75 +1
Start Date :  Jan 15 - 2021 End Date :  Jan 15 - 2021

Organized by :   Thomas Jefferson University (TJU)

Specialities :   Oncology

Conference Summary

9th Annual Brain Tumor Symposium: Maintaining Excellence in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held on Jan 15, 2021.

Accreditation:
Physicians
: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards 3.75 nursing contact hours. 

Other Healthcare Professionals:
This educational activity is designated for 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Description:
Join us as they review the latest scientific evidence for emerging brain tumor treatments, patient guidelines, and current neuro-oncologic therapies to incorporate into clinical practice to meet the needs of the diverse patient population. The morning keynote presentations will be devoted to the theme of the symposium: maintaining excellence in patient care in the COVID-19 pandemic era.

Back by Popular Demand! The program will split into two tracks, tailoring information for physicians and nurses/other health professionals. 

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
• Evaluate the diagnosis and management of newly diagnosed gliomas and how recent innovations have affected prognosis and treatment of the disease.
• Evaluate standards of care for recurrent glioblastoma disease treatment and choose appropriate treatment options.
• Analyze the tools for individual outpatient care needs of brain tumor patient and their families, particularly during treatment.
• Apply course discussion outcomes and strategies to individual practice as part of a continuing improvement process.
• Practice mutual respect, trust, integrity, high standards of ethics while valuing differences when working with members of other health professions in the common goal of providing high quality, patient-centered health care.
• Recognize individual roles and the roles of others in the healthcare team to interact as a dynamic collective unit in the delivering of health services to patients.
• Employ a communication strategy that merges observations, expertise, and decisionmaking of the healthcare team to optimize patients’ care.

Credit Info

  • CME : 3.75
  • Contact Hours : 3.75
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Speaker (s)
8 Speakers
Target Audience

This course is designed for all specialists working in the field of neuro-oncology: neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, advanced care providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitalists, oncology social workers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.

Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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