The purpose of the IASLC CME Program is to support the educational mission of the IASLC by promoting lifelong learning for health care professionals around the world, who are involved in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and study of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.
The content areas of the IASLC CME Program include topics related to the etiology, epidemiology, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and advocacy aspects of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.
The target audience of the IASLC CME Program is multidisciplinary and includes international physicians, researchers and allied health care professionals involved in the care of patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. Additionally, the target audience includes patients, patient advocates and the medical community at large, who may have an interest in learning about lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.
Types of Activities
The types of activities presented by the IASLC CME Program include the annual IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, other in-person and virtual conferences, and live and enduring webinars. Other activity types, such as podcasts, workshops, manuscript reviews, journal clubs or tumor boards, may also be incorporated into the CME Program.
The expected results of the IASLC CME Program are improvements in the competence of health care professionals and the care they provide to patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.