Cutaneous Oncology: Melanoma & Beyond (An Interdisciplinary Approach for Beginning & Advanced Learners)

Providence, RI US
March 7, 2020

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with an estimated 9,500 new cases diagnosed each day.  Many patients with advanced disease require interdisciplinary care.  The major breakthroughs skin cancer management is having broad-reaching effects into nearly every specialty.  This integrated review is designed to provide the latest evidence on the detection and management of malignant melanoma and other skin cancers.  Didactic lectures and interactive case presentations will increase knowledge and improve collaborative approaches to managing both common and complex cases.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners specializing in primary care, family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, dermatology, surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology and pathology, and other interested medical providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:

• Recognize screening strategies for early detection of malignant melanoma and other skin cancers
• Explain pathology reports including recent updates in histopathology staging
• Describe current concepts in the surgical, medical, and radiation therapy management of skin cancers
• Differentiate between old and new modalities for treatment of advanced stage skin cancers and recognize common side effects of new targeted and immunotherapeutics
• Conceptualize interdisciplinary care in cutaneous oncology

Competencies Areas

ABMS: Patient Care & Procedural Skills | Medical Knowledge Practice-based Learning and Improvement |  Interpersonal and Communication Skills | Systems-based Practice
IOM: Provide Patient-Centered Care | Work Within Interdisciplinary Teams | Employ Evidenced-Based Practice | Apply Quality Improvement
 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 4.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
03/27/2019
Course expires: 
03/07/2022
Event starts: 
03/07/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/07/2020 - 1:30pm
Cost:
$100.00
Rating: 
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7:30–8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
8:00–8:10 Welcome and Introductions
8:10–8:30Skin Cancer Epidemiology: Local and Global Trends
Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD 
8:30–9:00 Pearls from a Dermatopathologist: Refining Melanoma Staging and Navigating Histologic Pitfalls
Leslie Robinson-Bostom, MD
9:00–9:10Break
9:10–9:40 Malignant Melanoma Detection: Essential Evidence for Early Intervention
Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD 
9:40–10:00 Multidisciplinary Tumor Board: Illustrative Cases
Maria Constantinou, MD
M. Yakub Puthawala, MD
Leslie Robinson-Bostom, MD
Michael P. Vezeridis, MD, FACS
Joanna L. Walker, MD
Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD 
10:00–10:15 Break
10:15 –10:45

Current and Evolving Trends in the Surgical Treatment of Malignant Melanoma
Michael P. Vezeridis, MD, FACS

10:45–11:15Breakthroughs in Management of Advanced Stage Malignant Melanoma: What Every Clinician Should Know
Maria Constantinou, MD 
11:15–11:40Multidisciplinary Tumor Board: Illustrative Cases
11:40–12:15 pmNetworking Reception & Light Lunch
12:15–12:45Advances in Cutaneous Oncology: Managing the Epidemic of Cutaneous Carcinomas
Joanna L. Walker, MD
12:45–1:15 The Role of Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer: Updates and New Technologies
M. Yakub Puthawala, MD
1:15–1:30 pmConclusions and Final Questions

 

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02912
United States

Parking will be available in the parking garage connected to the Medical Building, located on the corner of Richmond and  Elm Streets

Please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference to request reasonable accommodations. 

Maria Constantinou, MD
Symposium Co-Chair
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School
Oncologist, Lifespan Cancer Institute
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

M. Yakub Puthawala, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Chief, Brachytherapy Services
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

Leslie Robinson-Bostom, MD
Professor of Dermatology  Director, Division of Dermatopathology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Michael P. Vezeridis, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Warren Alpert Medical School
Surgical Oncologist
University Surgical Associates
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

Joanna L. Walker, MD
Symposium Co-Chair
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Clinician Educator
Director, Cutaneous Carcinoma Clinic
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital
Director of Dermatology
Rhode Island Free Clinic | Providence, RI

Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD  
Professor of Dermatology
Professor of Epidemiology
Director, Cutaneous Oncology Program & Pigmented Lesions
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Providence VA Medical Center | Providence, RI

Siana Wood RN, BSN
Nurse Care Manager
Thundermist Health Center | West Warwick, RI

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Nursing: This activity has been submitted to Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award nursing contact hours. Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education  by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program  is designated for 4.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP. 

MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up 4.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the  American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
 

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 4.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/27/2019
Course expires: 
03/07/2022

Price

Cost:
$100.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Fees

$100.00     All Healthcare Professionals
$25.00    Students, Residents, Fellows
Conference registration fee includes: breakfast, breaks, lunch, on-site parking and access to an online syllabus.