Oncology Update is designed to offer clinicians a comprehensive overview of the most recent advances in the treatment of various oncologic malignancies.
- San Diego, California, Saturday, July 11, 2020
- Additional dates and locations will be announced
Scripps MD Anderson’s 2020 Oncology Update is a one-day conference designed to offer clinicians and advanced practice providers a comprehensive overview of the most recent advances in the treatment of various oncologic malignancies. During this comprehensive educational course, clinical experts in the fields of hematology and oncology will provide an overview of key findings from practice changing studies and the latest clinical data as presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Esteemed faculty will review exciting and important abstracts presented at the ASCO meeting and discuss their relevance to the clinical oncology practice.
After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss innovative and practice changing data presented at the 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting.
- Assess advances in clinical oncology research.
- Evaluate the role of new diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches in treating a number of oncologic malignancies.
- Incorporate new, evidence-based treatment strategies into clinical practice.
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Points
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5 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 credits 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.
For the purpose of re-certification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The majority of state boards accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as meeting continuing education requirements for license renewal. Nurses should check with their state’s Board of Registered Nursing regarding use of CME credit.
PAs may claim a maximum of 5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME Accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.
Cultural and Linguistic Competency
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.
Date and time
Sat, Jul 11th, 2020
7 am - 3 pm