This program is intended for medical oncologists, pathologists, endocrinologists, surgeons, interventional radiologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with lung or thyroid cancer.
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of learners to assess new and emerging biomarkers and planning individualized treatment for patient with lung or thyroid cancers.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Develop treatment strategies for patients with cancer who develop acquired resistance to first-generation TRK and RET inhibitor therapy
Manage treatment-related symptoms associated with the treatment of RET-altered or NTRK fusion–positive cancer
Refer eligible patients with NTRK fusion–positive and RET-altered NSCLC and thyroid cancer for ongoing clinical trials
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Saad A. Khan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology)
Leader, Endocrine Cancers Research Group
Stanford Cancer Institute
Saad A. Khan, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: Eisai, EMD Serono, Foundation Medicine, Roche Pakistan.
Sandip P. Patel, MD
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, California
Sandip P. Patel, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Certis, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Illumina, Merck, Pfizer, Rakuten, Tempus; researcher: Amgen, AstraZeneca/MedImmune, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Fate Therapeutics, Iovance, Merck, Pfizer, Roche/Genentech, SQZ Biotechnologies.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1 hour. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from April 10, 2023, through April 09, 2024:
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
The program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.0 contact hour.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-23-090-H01-P
Type of Activity: Application
Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.
American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Learners will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
American Board of Pathology Continuing Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 Lifelong Learning point in the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Learners will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath Continuing Certification (formerly Maintenance of Certification or MOC) credit.
For ABIM and ABPath MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through CCO's Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JAPARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM and AP Path records.