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Why should you attend? This accredited educational activity is designed to deliver an overview of emerging trends in oncology, solid organ- and blood/marrow transplantation. Clinical experts will share their knowledge and provide insight into innovative approaches to the ongoing management and continuing support of patients with complex cancers and organ failures.
Learn firsthand from industry leaders as they share the history, future, and ethical considerations of solid organ transplantation, including the current strategies in treating heart transplant and left-ventricular-assist-device patients. Gain knowledge on advancements in pancreatic cancer detection and treatment, management of kidney exchanges, infectious disease and pregnancy in the posttransplant patient, as well as end-stage-renal disease treatment options.
During this two-day conference, specialists will present case studies and discuss relevant topics such as: overcoming barriers to best maximize outcomes and education in breast cancer patients, recent developments in CAR T-cell therapy in hematologic malignancies, and ethical challenges for patient care during an opioid epidemic.
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Designed for the interprofessional health care team
Content has been developed by the health care team to promote collaborative practice in health care delivery by providing a broad range of topics for a variety of learners. It is intended for health care professionals who care for patients and/or manage their health care benefits, and who have an interest in oncology, blood/marrow transplantation, and/or solid organ transplantation.
** Refer to the Continuing Education page for a listing of certifications that have been applied for and/or approved for this conference.
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After completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss innovations and future applications in intestinal rehabilitation and lung, kidney, and heart transplantation.
- Relate potential treatment outcomes and financial considerations when treatment involves medical management, circulatory assist devices, and/or transplant.
- Identify advances in oncoplastic breast surgery, pancreatic cancer detection and treatment, and stem cell transplantation in the older adult.
- Recognize the role of infectious diseases posttransplant.
- Describe bioethics and ethical considerations in solid organ transplantation, the use of medical marijuana, physician-assisted suicide, and cancer pain control during an opioid epidemic.
- State strategies for the transition of adolescent transplant patients to adulthood and management of posttransplant pregnancy.
- Cite advances in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy in hematologic malignancies and the management of therapy-related toxicities.