Working Together in Cancer Care

Gastrointestinal Cancers

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CME
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Nov 14, 2018
  • Expires: Nov 14, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Needs Statement

This is a lecture series on topics in cancer care aimed to improve clinician’s knowledge of complex cancer diagnosis and treatment and competence in treating these patients. This lecture series aims to strengthen the partnership between community health centers and academic cancer centers.

Target Audience

Target Audience: Community Health Center Providers

Objectives

After participating in this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss epidemiology of GI cancers
2. Discuss treatment options for GI cancers
3. Discuss treatment side effects and complications of GI cancers

Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

Naomi Ko, MD - Course Director
Dr. Ko has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Emily Baiyee, MD - Faculty
Dr. Baiyee has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial products.

Disclaimer

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED.

Instructions To Claim Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire program and complete the posttest and evaluation. Credit will be awarded provided a score of 66% or better is achieved. A certificate of credit will be available for immediate download to those who successfully complete the examination.