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You're Invited: CME Program and Dinner

UPDATES IN CANCER CARE FOR THE PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 6 – 8PM
Location: Fox Chase Cancer Center: Reimann Auditorium

Join us as we return to an “in-person” dinner CME event where we will share up to date information about relevant cancer topics for your primary care practice.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the mechanism of action of immune checkpoint inhibitors and potential side effects
  • Identify criteria for high risk lung nodules and follow-up management
  • Review the primary indications for cancer-related dermatologic evaluation
  • Discuss strategies for managing steroid induced hyperglycemia both in patients with and without preexisting diabetes

 

Topics & Speakers

 

Cancer Immunotherapy 101: What the Primary Care Physician Needs to Know


Matthew Zibelman, MD

Associate Professor,
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center

 

My Patient Has a Lung Nodule: What Happens Next?


Rohit Kumar, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Director, Respiratory and Pulmonary Function Service
NCCN, Lung Cancer Screening Panel Member
Fox Chase Cancer Center

 

When Does Your Patient Need to be Sent to Dermatology?

 

Alina Shevchenko, MD

Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Fox Chase Cancer Center

 

Steroid Induced Hyperglycemia


Imali Sirisena, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine,
Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship,
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

 

RSVP is required for this program. RSVPs will be collected by registering below:

 

 

Accreditation Statements

  • Temple Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to providecontinuing medical education for physicians.
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Credit Designation Statements

  • Temple Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 Hour(s) NCPD (ANCC Contact Hours). Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Inquiries
Kelly Filchner, PhD, RN, OCN, CCRC: 215-214-1748
Kelly.filchner@fccc.edu