Recognizing and treating early relapse of multiple myeloma (MM) is a challenge for healthcare professionals. This program is designed to improve clinicians’ ability to distinguish between relapse and progression of disease in MM. In addition, the program compares the efficacy and safety of carfilzomib- and pomalidomide-based regimens in the treatment of relapsed MM, applies current and emerging treatment approaches to MM patients in early relapse, and reviews common adverse events that occur when using combination regimens to treat early relapsed myeloma.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the interprofessional team, including community and academic medical oncologists/hematologists, advanced practice professionals, oncology nurses, oncology pharmacists, as well as other clinicians involved in the management of patients with multiple myeloma (MM).
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Distinguish between relapse and progression of disease in multiple myeloma
- Compare the efficacy and safety of carfilzomib- and pomalidomide-based regimens in the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma
- Apply current and emerging treatment approaches to multiple myeloma patients in early relapse
- Recognize common adverse events seen with combination regimens used to treat early relapsed multiple myeloma
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and Total CME, LLC. GLC is jointly accredited by the American 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.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
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 educational programs.
The following faculty have disclosed:
Noa Biran, MD, faculty for this educational event, receives research support from Merck, Amgen, BMS, Karyopharm, and Janssen; receives consulting fees from Sanofi, Amgen, Takeda, Karyopharm, GSK, Janssen, Pfizer, and BMS; and spouse is an employee for Boehringer Ingelheim.
Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, faculty for this educational event, receives research support from BMS; and receives consulting fees from Amgen, BMS, Janssen, Sanofi, and Takeda.
The following planners/reviewers/managers have disclosed:
Robert Garris, PharmD, MPH, planner for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
William Mencia, MD, FACEHP, CHCP, reviewer for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
Total CME, LLC., planners, and managers have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
All the relevant financial relationships for these individuals have been mitigated.
The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Total CME, LLC. 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 patient's 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 MedEd On The Go, you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restrictions, of that site.
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb.
Jointly provided by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and Total CME, LLC.
During the period 8/25/2023 through 8/25/2024, registered participants wishing to receive continuing education credit for this activity must follow these steps:
1. Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
2. Answer a pre-program question.
3. View the program.
4. Complete the post-test with a score of 100%.
5. Complete activity evaluation.
6. Apply for credit and either bank your credits or print your certificate.
For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 100% and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. This may require you to add or update the e-profile ID/date of birth information saved in your account.
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