SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Jefferson's Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is ranked as the best in Philadelphia and among the Top 15 hospitals in the nation for Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report. The pulmonologists at Jefferson deliver comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for diseases that affect the respiratory system.
Jefferson - National Jewish Health Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute
The Center's priorities include expanding lung cancer care through development of a comprehensive program including evaluation and diagnosis in the lung cancer screening and nodule program, and growing surgical and oncologic care through partnerships with the Departments of Surgery, Medical and Radiation Oncology. The Center will also focus on growing the lung biology program as well as improve the care of patients with other respiratory diseases including asthma and sarcoidosis.
6th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium
Friday, March 2, 2018
In keeping with Jefferson's integrated approach to education and care, this Symposium is organized through the collaborative efforts of:
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,
The 6th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium is specifically designed for specialists whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lung cancer utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach.
Participants will examine case presentations from multiple perspectives, and gain in-depth understanding to how experienced healthcare providers approach difficult patient care decisions. The program will also emphasize updated approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and will reinforce best practices through lively interactive case-based presentations, providing the opportunity for in-depth discussions on how the information presented at the conference can impact participant competency and their patient care processes, and allowing for a significant opportunity for audience members to interact with program faculty and discussants.
Attendees will participate in a "mock tumor board" as a multi-disciplinary panel interacts. Experts in the fields of Surgery, Oncology, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine will review and analyze cases drawn from practice and develop management strategies to optimize patient care.
A maximum of 7.08 contact hours will be awarded to participants.
This knowledge based program (079-9999-18-005-L01-P) is acceptable for 7 hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. Statements of Credit indicating hours/CEUs will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days following program for participants who complete this activity and submit required participant information, including evaluation, NABP # and DOB.