Head and Neck Cancer

CME/CE Information
Release Date:  1/9/2018                       Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
Credit Type:  CME and CPE                   Number of Credits:  1.00

Speaker:  Dr. William R. Carroll, M.D.; Director, Head & Neck Oncology, UAB

Faculty/Course Director/Planners: have disclosed that they and their spouse/partner have no affiliations, arrangements, or financial agreements which could be perceived as potential conflicts of interest.

Provider Statement: St. Vincent’s Health System is an accredited provider of continuing medical, nursing and pharmacy education.  The Ascension CE Department is accredited by MASA and ACPE.

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
Highlight the importance and necessity of the multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of head and neck cancer
Update knowledge regarding cancer treatments based on national guidelines and staging, specific to patient needs and/or clinical trials
Update knowledge regarding radiation and chemotherapy strategies
Recognize and diagnose rare head and neck cancer diagnoses
Manage appropriate referral decisions

Target Audience
This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Gap in Knowledge:
Lack of knowledge about the problem(s)
Lack strategies to apply knowledge to practice (competence)

Learning Format:
Case-based, interactive live activity including assessment questions

Statement of Educational Method:
The educational information is presented in one written module consisting with a  post-test. Please review and reflect on the Power Point presentation and the written test.  After studying the material, please complete the course posttest and the evaluation.

Statement of Evaluation Instrument:  The activity post- test and evaluation instrument are required for credit.  Learners must earn an 75% correct rate on the post-test to receive credit.

Medium Used:  The educational information is presented in a written format.   .
Estimated Time to Complete Enduring Material:  1.0 hours

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Commercial Support:  No commercial support was accepted for this activity