Hematology CME Courses

Hematology CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: May 12, 2016
Expiration Date: May 12, 2018
Summary:

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is one of a group of malignancies caused by cytogenetic DNA mutations of developing hematopoietic stem cell precursors and mostly common to children with peak incidence at 2-5 years of age. Although approximately 80% of ALL cases present in children, they also occur in adults.  The symptoms of ALL are non-specific and similar to those of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), which patients usually have 1-3 months of complaints.

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize the most impactful findings presented at ASH 2015 relating to ALL and apply them to patient cases, taking into account any relevant barriers to care.
  • Additional objectives to be dictated by clinical content
Format: Interactive Online, Online Streaming Video, PDF
Price: Free
Release Date: November 02, 2017
Expiration Date: November 02, 2019
Summary:

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematologic malignancy of the lymphocytes. All cases are marked by monoclonal gammopathy, and while the true cause is unknown, associated factors are thought to include: radiation, genetics, viral infections, and the human immunodeficiency virus. Helping the clinician discern the role of each of the first-line and more novel therapies, including monoclonal antibodies and proteasome, deacetylase, and 3 serine/threonine protein kinase inhibitor therapies – among others – based on the most up-to-date research merits continuing education programming in MM.

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Recall updates in the staging, prognosis, and diagnosis of MM.
  • Distinguish between the most appropriate treatment approaches to MM and apply them to practice, taking into account the following: treatment modalities and the recent clinical trial evidence supporting them.
  • Distinguish between the most appropriate treatment approaches to MM and apply them to practice, taking into account the following: evidence-based treatment guidelines, algorithms, and expert opinion.
  • Summarize the risk-benefit profiles of current and emerging therapies for the treatment of MM.

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