This live symposium will focus on the challenges of managing thoracic cancer pain using a didactic, interactive, case-based format. Patient advocates will also be joining the discussion to give a patient's perspective on effective cancer pain management.
Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Illustrate how to effectively assess and screen cancer patients that require pain management;
- Outline pharmacological options and alternate therapies for treating cancer pain;
- Apply proper patient communication strategies; and
- Explain opiate dosing, titration, and adverse effects regarding the pain management options.
This certified CE/CME activity is designed for specialty physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who treat cancer patients.
Sponsored by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and Evolve Medical Education.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and Evolve Medical Education (Evolve). IASLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer designates the live format for this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Evolve is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17004, for 1.0 contact hours.
PAs may claim a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credit for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.