MCI Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds – Addressing Cancer Disparities in the Northern Plains American Indians

Miami, FL US
January 25, 2019

American Indians (AIs) present with more advanced stages of cancer and, therefore, suffer from higher cancer mortality rates compared to non-AIs. Under the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Disparities Research Partnership (CDRP) Program, we have been researching methods of improving cancer treatment and outcomes since 2002, for AIs in Western South Dakota, through the Walking Forward (WF) Program. Walking Forward is a community-based program that has achieved several measures of success including establishment of trust within the AI population, unprecedented rates of clinical trial accrual, and creation of a research infrastructure that permits us to address ongoing research questions of relevance to this community.   
 

Target Audience

Radiation Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Surgeons and Radiologists

NOTE: Due to limited space, this conference is open to Baptist Health affiliated Medical Staff and Clinical Employees.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the rationale of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Disparity Research Partnership (CDRP) Program. 
  • List and discuss objectives and 10 year results of stage 1 and 2 cancer. 
  • Assess lung cancer screening project (LDCT) and discuss results. 
 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
12/25/2018
Course expires: 
02/22/2019
Event starts: 
01/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
01/25/2019 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Radiation Oncology Conference Room 1 N 612
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Daniel G. Petereit, M.D., FASTRO
Principal Investigator or Walking Forward
Rapid City Regional Cancer Institute
Rapid City, South Dakota

Daniel G. Petereit, M.D., FASTRO, has indicated that he has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, he received grant/research support from Bristol-Myers Foundation, Polo Ralph Lauren, Pink Pony and Irving A. Hansen Memorial Foundation, he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).
 

Michael Chuong, M.D.
Conference Director

Dr. Chuong is a consultant with QuantiaMD.  He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 live activity 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.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-621028, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/25/2018
Course expires: 
02/22/2019
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NOTE: Due to limited space, this conference is open to Baptist Health affiliated Medical Staff and Clinical Employees.

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