Update on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Acute Leukemia is a malignant transformation and proliferation of lymphoid progenitor cells. This course provides a comprehensive update on clinical presentation, predisposing conditions, risk factors, implications of minimal residual disease and current and future challenges.

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Oncologists, Hematologists/Oncologists, Pediatric General Internists, Family Physicians, Neonatologists, Emergency Department Physicians, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists.

Learning Objectives

  • Initiate appropriate treatment referrals for children diagnosed with acute leukemias.
  • Implement necessary treatment plans to improve patient outcomes.
Additional information
  • Pui, C. H., Carroll, W. L., Meshinchi, S., & Arceci, R. J. (2010). Biology, risk stratification, and therapy of pediatric acute leukemias: an update. Journal of clinical oncology, 29(5), 551-565.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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Course expires: 

Doured Daghistani, M.D.
Baptist, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Doured Daghistani, M.D., has 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 presentation or discussion.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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