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Managing Advanced Prostate Cancer in the COVID-19 Era: What Do Oncologists Need to Know?

A CME/CPE/MOC Activity

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 PM ET (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT / 9:00 - 10:00 AM PT)

Welcome and Introduction
New Approaches to Prostate Cancer Care
Managing Prostate Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Q&A Session and Activity Roundup

The treatment of advanced prostate cancer has changed significantly in recent years, from the introduction of chemotherapy and androgen inhibitors to the metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (HSPC) setting, to the recognition of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) as a disease state with multiple effective treatment options. However, the biggest change to how patients with prostate cancer are managed has come in the past year with the COVID-19 pandemic. Because patients with cancer are at increased risk of complications due to COVID-19 infection, their care must be prudently managed during this time. While delaying prostate cancer treatment is an option for some patients, telemedicine has emerged as a potential alternative to in-person care that reduces risk of Sars-CoV-2 transmission while maintaining standards and quality of care while patients wait for access to vaccines.

"Managing Advanced Prostate Cancer in the COVID-19 Era: What Do Oncologists Need to Know?" will provide oncologists with the most up-to-date evidence-based information and expert guidance on selecting and sequencing therapies in advanced prostate cancer and managing patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steven Ludlow, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Medical Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, FL

Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Scott T. Tagawa, MD, MS, FACP
Professor of Medicine & Urology
Medical Director, Genitourinary Oncology Research Program
Leader, GU Disease Management Team, Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY


The intended audience for this educational initiative is oncologists and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with prostate cancer.

The proposed initiative is designed to address ACGME and NAM competencies, including delivering patient-centered care and practicing evidence-based medicine.

This program is designed to address ACPE competencies, including foundational knowledge, essentials for practice and care, and approaches to practice and care.

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

  • Evaluate current and emerging treatments for patients with advanced prostate cancer based on clinical trial safety and efficacy data
  • Develop patient-personalized treatment plans for advanced prostate cancer across all stages of disease
  • Integrate consensus recommendations for the safe and effective management of prostate cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Adopt recommended practices for appropriate integration of telemedicine into prostate cancer care
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this live activity 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.

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Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit (UAN number 0418-9999-21-002-L01-P).

This is an application-based activity.

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  • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
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  • For HTML Client - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above)
  • 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14
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There is no fee for this activity. To receive credit, participants must register, view the live CME/CE activity in its entirety, and then complete the post-test, with a score of 75% or better, and evaluation. The estimated time for completion of this activity is one hour. To receive a certificate, participants must demonstrate mastery of the presented material via the post-test. Participants are allowed to take the post-test multiple times.

Jointly provided by the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe

This educational activity is supported by medical educational grants from Astellas/Pfizer, Inc. and Exelixis, Inc.

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