Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient

In the United States, an estimated 14.5 million individuals have a history of cancer, representing a prevalent and rapidly growing population. Given this staggering statistic, clinicians often encounter patients with cancer and cancer survivors who have significant cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease. This course will familiarize the clinical cardiology provider with key principles in cardio-oncology to support the increasing population of patients with cancer undergoing treatment or requiring survivorship care.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Oncologists, Hematologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists, as well as other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize specific cardiovascular conditions associated with the administration of cancer therapy, and implement surveillance measures for cardiac injury. 
  • Effectively identify cases of cancer patients and survivors at risk for increased premature cardiovascular events, and identify optimal pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions to improve patient outcomes.
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/30/2021

Richard M. Steingart, M.D., FACC
Cardiologist
Chief, Cardiology Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York 

Richard Steingart, M.D., has indicated that he is a consultant for Pfizer and his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 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 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.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

NOTE: Maintenance of Certification points are automatically reported. ABIM typically accepts or rejects submissions in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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