Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Continuing Education Day 2024

Danville, PA US
April 13, 2024

This is a virtual educational activity. 

Pricing:
Geisinger employees: $50
Non-Geisinger: $65
Geisinger Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Students: Free
(Please, click the 'Register' button to see the pricing)
 
The continuing education day is a way to bring the systemwide Cancer Institute team altogether in one place to provide a day of pharmacy-based learning. Due to the rapid nature of pharmacology in the oncologic setting, this event will cover hot topics in the field to inform the audience of pertinent information that will better the patient care of our population. This year we are extending our reach to outside of the Geisinger system in order to increase collaboration amongst the cancer-related health systems and showcase the great work of the Geisinger Hem/Oncology Pharmacy Department. 
 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for hematology/oncology physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacists within and outside the Geisinger System.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • explain the impact that the oncology/hematology team can have on patient care.
  • discuss new treatment options for hematology/oncology disease states.
  • provide updates in evidence-based medicine resulting in changes of drug indications and national guidelines.
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 5.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 5.00 ACPE
    • 5.00 ACPE Tech
    • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 5.00 ANCC
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 5.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    02/05/2024
    Course expires: 
    04/27/2024
    Event starts: 
    04/13/2024 - 8:30am EDT
    Event ends: 
    04/13/2024 - 3:00pm EDT
    Cost:
    $65.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule
    8:30 AM  
    Registration and Continental Breakfast for In-Person Attendees
     
    9:00 AM                          
    Welcome and Introductions  
    Durga Zally, PharmD, RPh
     
    9:10 AM                          
    CAR-T ICANS and CRS Management
    Gionna Knauss, PharmD
     
    10:10 AM                       
    Oncologic Emergencies: Recognition and Initial Treatment
    Gloria Espinosa, PharmD, MAT, BCOP
     
    11:10 AM                       
    Luncheon will be provided for In-Person Attendees
     
    12:00 PM                       
    Emergency Oncology Therapies Ready to Burst Out of the Pipeline
    Laura Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP
     
    1:00 PM                          
    Updates in BTK Inhibitors
    Maria Saimbert, PharmD, PhD, BCPS
     
    2:00 PM                          
    Oncology Medication Access
    Kelly Sones, PharmD, MBA, RPh
     
    3:00 PM                          
    Evaluations/Adjournment
     
    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 

     

    Henry Hood Center for Health Research
    Center Street
    Danville, PA 17821
    United States
    Guest Faculty
    Laura Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP
    Senior Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Growth
    OncoHealth, formerly Oncology Analytics
    Plantation, FL
     
    Gloria Espinosa, PharmD, MAT, BCOP
    Advanced Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Hematologic Malignancies
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
     
    Geisinger Faculty
    Gionna Knauss, PharmD
    PGY2 Oncology, Pharmacy Resident Program
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Tristan Maiers, PharmD, BCOP
    Activity Director
    Director PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program
    Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Maria Saimbert, PharmD, PhD, BCPS
    PGY2, Pharmacy Resident Program
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Kelly Sones, PharmD, MBA, RPh
    Pharmacy Coordinator
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Durga Zally, PharmD, RPh
    Director Pharmacy Infusion Oncology Services
    System Pharmacy Support Services
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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.

     

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for [NUMBER] contact hours (0.05CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-24--021-L01-T and JA0008072-0000-24-021-L01-T.
     

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 5.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 5.00 ACPE
    • 5.00 ACPE Tech
    • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 5.00 ANCC
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 5.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $65.00
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    This conference has moved to virtual only. Please select will attend virtually during registration.

     

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