Integrative Oncology – Paradigm Shift

Integrative therapies can be recommended as evidence-based supportive care options during cancer treatment. Integrative oncology represents a high priority for research as the overarching goal is to identify safe and efficacious integrative and conventional therapies to address unmet patient needs.  

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dietitians and other interested healthcare practitioners.  

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate integrative versus alternative use of healing modalities. 
  • Discuss differences between traditional use of acupuncture and evidence-based use of acupuncture.   
  • Explain the concerns of undocumented and unsupervised use of supplements.   
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Greenlee, Heather, et al. "Clinical practice guidelines on the use of integrative therapies as supportive care in patients treated for breast cancer." J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 50.2014 (2014): 346-58.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2019

Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., MPH
Medical Director
Integrative Medicine
Miami Cancer Institute

Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., MPH, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions. 

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2019
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