2021 Mayo Clinic and the Society for Neuro Oncology - Online CME Course
Course Directors: Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D, Katherine B. Peters, M.D., Ph.D. (Duke Cancer Center, Durham, NC) and J. Charles Haynes, J.D. (Society for Neuro Oncology)
Earn 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Available until November 6, 2022 - Online CME Course
This comprehensive online review of critical neuro-oncology topics will address most frequently encountered clinical challenges, such as: management of primary and metastatic CNS tumors, pathology and classification, neuro-surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, imaging, pediatric brain cancer, brain and spine metastases, management of neurological complications, and palliative care. Participants will benefit from presentations by faculty representing the top national neuro-oncology centers across the country. After completing both modules, they will find this course to be an excellent resource in preparing for the neuro-oncology board exam
We invite neuro-oncology physicians (MD/DO), physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, fellows, residents, medical students, social workers, and industry contacts to participate.
Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Recognize the most common diagnostic entities in neuro-oncology
• Explain available treatment options for primary and secondary brain tumors
• Identify the types of radiotherapy used in neuro-oncology and describe associated adverse effects
• Apply management techniques for neurologic complications of cancer
• Explain which chemotherapies are used in the treatment of brain cancer and related side effects
• Recognize the most common medical complications in patients with brain cancer
• Identify the most common diagnostic entities in pediatric neuro-oncology
• Explain available treatment options for pediatric brain tumors
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™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 Society for Neuro-Oncology. The Society for Neuro-Oncology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 9.00 Attendance