The State of Lung Cancer in KY Part 3: Emerging Treatments, New Research and the Incorporation of Palliative Care in Lung Cancer

Continuing Medical Education Information

Course Description:
This module will provide new information related to treatment options for patients presenting with lung cancer.  This module will also explore the benefits of incorporating palliative care into the treatment plan. 

Statement of Need:
New treatments are emerging, and research is progressing into new methods to treat lung cancer including immune and targeted therapies.  Physicians may not be familiar with these treatments and how to support their patients through diagnosis and treatment.

Objectives:
At the end of this module physicians will be able to:

  • Describe emerging therapies
  • Describe benefits of palliative care in treatment

Disclosure: 
The following planners disclose that they have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients:

  • Heather Lathan
  • Miranda Mosley
  • Emily Schott

The following speaker discloses that she has nothing to disclose:

  • Laura Trice, MD

The following speaker discloses the following:

  • Goetz Kloecker, MD, MSPH, MBA
    • Astra Zeneca, Genentech: Advisor, speaker
    • BMS: Advisor, speaker, research
    • Novartis, Amgen/Merch, Guardant/Caris: Speaker

All relevant financial relationships listed above have been mitigated.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support associated with this activity.

Accreditation and Designation:
The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Kentucky Medical Association designates this internet enduring 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.

Target Audience: Physicians in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Estimated Time to Complete: This module will take approximately 1.0 hour to complete

Method of Participation Used: Participants will view and listen to a recorded lecture while simultaneously viewing slides.

Hardware/Software Requirements: High speed internet connection

Faculty: Goetz Kloecker, MD; MSPH, MBA; Laura Trice, MD

Meeting Planner: Miranda Mosley, Heather Lathan, Emily Schott

Provider Contact Information: Miranda Mosley, Kentucky Medical Association

Copyright: There is no copyright associated with this activity

Release Date: February 2022

Termination Date: December 2022

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