- Overview of CAR T-cell therapy
- Best practices and current data with approved CAR T-cell therapies for lymphomas, multiple myeloma, and ALL
- Patient eligibility
- Key efficacy and safety data
- Administration best practices
- Cost effectiveness data
- Emerging investigational CAR T-cell therapies
- Overview of AE management
- The managed care professional and oncology pharmacist’s role in CAR T-cell therapy
- Audience Q&A
Date / Time
Craig W. Freyer, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Hematology/Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant, and Cellular Therapy
Department of Pharmacy
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Zahra Mahmoudjafari, PharmD, BCOP, DPLA
Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics
PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of managed care and specialty pharmacy professionals and other healthcare professionals to confidently and competently integrate CAR T-cell therapy into their clinical practices.
This educational program is intended for managed care and specialty pharmacy professionals and other healthcare providers who care for patients with hematologic malignancies.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review the biologic principles underlying CAR T-cell therapy, structure and function of the CAR, and the mechanism of action of CAR T-cells
- Identify characteristics of patients who are candidates appropriate for treatment with CAR T-cell therapy
- Provide safe and effective patient care services through an understanding of the clinical trial data on CAR T-cell–based therapies used to treat patients with leukemia or B-cell lymphomas, myeloma, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia
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.
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 - JA4008176-0000-21-126-L01-P
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
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.