Keeping Pace with Hematologic Malignancies: Understanding, Classifying, and Stratifying MDS

Keeping Pace with Hematologic Malignancies: Understanding, Classifying, and Stratifying MDS

Keeping Pace with Hematologic Malignancies: Understanding, Classifying, and Stratifying MDS
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To better treat your patients with MDS, you need to understand what you’re dealing with. Are you accurately classifying and stratifying this disease?

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    In order to effectively treat the MDS patient in front of us, we first need to classify their disease and understand its risk stratification category. Hear what Dr. David Sallman and Dr. Jacqueline Garcia have to say about MDS prognosis and risk stratification to better understand each patient’s disease progression.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Faculty:
    Jacqueline Garcia, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA

    Research: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Genentech, Pfizer
    Consulting Fees: AbbVie, Astellas, Takeda

    David A. Sallman, MD
    Assistant Member, Department of Malignant Hematology
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
    Tampa, FL

    Research: Aprea, Jazz
    Consulting Fees: Aprea, bluebird bio, BMS, Incyte, Intellia, Kite, Magenta, Novartis, Takeda

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Jorge Bacigalupo has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Nicole Fox, DNP, MSN-Ed, RN, OCN, has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
    • Colleen Resnick has nothing to disclose.
    • Anna Trentini has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Identify and differentiate among various prognostic scoring systems for MDS
    • Define higher-risk MDS and its implications in treatment
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of community oncologists and hematologist oncologists.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for 15 minutes of nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 3/31/2023. PAs should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Prova Education designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties. 

    Prova Education's methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research. 

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, Inc. Novartis Oncology

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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