Strategies to Assist Patients With Treatment Decision Making and Managing Adverse Events of MM

Agenda

-Recent advances in MM: Case Discussions
Strategies and resources for educating patients and their families about their treatment options at each stage of disease
-Identifying and managing AEs associated with new treatment approaches and complex combination regimens
-Patient adherence issues, comorbidities, frailties, psychosocial support
-Future directions for patients with MM: ongoing clinical trial spotlight
-Putting it all together: takeaway resources and discussion of available online resources

Events

Date / Time
Event Details

Faculty

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve oncology nurses’ ability to educate and optimally care for patients with multiple myeloma.

Target Audience
This program is intended for oncology nurses and other healthcare providers who care for patients with multiple myeloma.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide patient-focused education on the available clinical data and new therapeutic options for the individualized treatment of MM
  • Discuss with patients the available data and rationale for using monoclonal antibodies as well as new-generation immunomodulatory agents and proteasome inhibitors for individual patients with MM
  • Evaluate individualized treatment strategies for elderly patients through consideration of the available clinical data as well as risk assessment, comorbidities, and patient preferences
  • Develop a proactive management plan for adverse events associated with recently approved agents and novel combinations used to treat MM
  • Manage the physical, emotional, and social challenges experienced by patients diagnosed with MM through all stages of their disease

Accreditation

Nursing Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation
1.0 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13664, for 1.0 contact hour. A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within 3 weeks.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.