COVID-19 Update for Oncology

In this activity, moderated by Rasim A. Gucalp, MD, FACP, faculty Noah Kornbloom, MD and Margaret E. McCort, MD discuss the current impact of COVID-19 in oncology and how to better support and protect patients with oncologic/hematologic disorders. The faculty discuss data regarding COVID-19 transmission, mutation, and long-term risk as well as mitigation strategies associated with COVID-19 transmission, management, and long-term effects. This activity was recorded on January 30, 2021 at the NACE Conversations in Oncology Live Broadcast and is being used with the permission of the presenters.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for oncologists, hematologists, Infectious Disease specialists and Internal Medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss known and emerging data regarding COVID-19 transmission, mutation, and long-term risk
  • Identify mitigation strategies associated with COVID-19 transmission, management, and long-term effects, to better support and protect patients with oncologic/hematologic disorders

Additional Information

Partner: 
myCME
State Relevance: 
Connecticut
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
02/28/2021
Course expires: 
02/28/2022
Rating: 
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Course Director and Moderator

Rasim A. Gucalp, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Dr. Gucalp has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

 

Faculty

Noah Kornblum, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology)
Bone Marrow Transplant/Heme Malignancy
Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
Bronx, NY

Dr. Kornblum has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Margaret E. McCort, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Disease
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Dr. McCort has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Accredited Providers

Provided by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and The National Association of Continuing Education (NACE).

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Credit(s)

Designation Statement

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Designation Statement

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 121222.

Designation Statement

This activity is approved for 0.75 Contact hour (which includes no hours of pharmacology).

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Topics

Infectious Disease