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, Nurses, 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
10/01/2019

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.

ABIM MOC  

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 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 points.

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.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
10/01/2019
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