Back to Implementing Immuno-Oncology Education in a Community Cancer Center
This grant-funded 1.5-hour CME panel discussion features faculty and members of the inter-professional team involved in an Implementation Science (IS) pilot program at a community cancer center. Panelists will discuss key findings related to the challenges and barriers they had to overcome in implementing immuno-oncology education, lessons learned, and plans for sustaining changes and improvements. Panelists will discuss the importance of creating a team environment, practical applications of immuno-oncology (IO) biomarkers and checkpoint inhibitors to treat different types of cancers, and how they addressed immune-related adverse events (irAEs). They will share their experiences applying the Active Implementation Framework (the who, when, how, and what) as the use of immunotherapy expanded within their cancer center.
- Discuss current efforts to effectively utilize immunotherapy biomarkers (e.g., PD-L1, MSI/MMR, and tumor mutational burden) in clinical practice.
- Outline the practical application of IO biomarkers to guide and inform treatment plans for patients with different types of cancers.
- Integrate more effective multidisciplinary team communication among members of the cancer care team when discussing diagnosis and treatment considerations that will lead to improved care quality.
Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, MBA – Moderator
Randall A. Oyer, MD
Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute
Caitlyn McNaughton, MHSc, PA-C
LG Health Hematology & Medical Oncology
Charles F. Romberger, MD
LG Health Department of Pathology
The American Society for Clinical Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The ASCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
These activities also meet MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Module (SAMs CME) requirements.
ASCP designates these live activities for a maximum of 1.5 CMLE credit. These activities meet CMP and state re-licensure requirements for laboratory personnel.
For questions regarding CME credit, please contact ASCP Customer Service at 1-800-267-2727, during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time
Method of Participation
To complete the activity and receive credit, the participant must complete the online course. CME certificates will be provided on-line.
Funded by an independent educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.