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Lung Cancer: 2016 Update in Staging and Management​

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Learn about the appropriate staging, mediastinal lymph node assessment, tissue acquisition, biomarker analysis, and immunotherapy in patients with NSCLC with this e-Learning module taken from content at CHEST 2016. Complete the module, which includes the recorded video, PowerPoint slides, a pretest, and a posttest for 1.0 CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and MOC point.

Video presentation includes:

Lung Cancer: 2016 Update in Staging and Management
Panel discussion led by: Eric Edell, MD, FCCP, and Septimiu Murgu, MD, FCCP
Runtime: 56 minutes and 21 seconds

Course Objectives

  1. Apply cost-effective strategies for staging the mediastinum in suspected or confirmed NSCLC.
  2. Describe the rationale for using molecular markers in targeted NSCLC therapy.
  3. Identify and apply optimal practices for acquisition and processing small volume samples for lung cancer diagnosis and its subsequent management.
  4. Outline the function of a multidisciplinary lung cancer tissue management team as pertaining to lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, communication, and patient-centered care.

This module includes 1-year access to the mp4 video file from this live session at CHEST 2016, including lecture and slide presentation. Note, files are not downloadable and must be played from a device with internet connection. Access to the course and CME/MOC claiming will expire 1 year from the purchase date.

The Lung Cancer: 2016 Update in Staging and Management is supported in part by an educational program from Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; in part by an educational grant from Astellas; and in part by an independent continuing education grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Item Number: 7207.220


Roberto Casal, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine – Pulmonary
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Eric S. Edell, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Daniel Hershberger, MD
Assistant Professor
UNMC Department of Internal Medicine
Omaha, NE

Rohit Kumar, MD
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Fox Chase Cancer Center – Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA

Fabien Maldonado, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Septimiu D. Murgu, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of Bronchoscopy
Program Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Darlene Nelson, MD, FCCP
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Craig Piquette, MD, FCCP
Professor, Internal Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UNMC Department of Internal Medicine
Omaha, NE

Kirtee Raparia, MBBS
Associate Professor of Pathology and Ophthalmology
Department of Pathology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Kenneth Sakata, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Sean Smith, MD
Northwestern Medicine
Glenview, IL

Physician Credit 
The American College of Chest Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Chest Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit 
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 1.00 contact hour.

Nurse Practitioners 
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1.00 Category 1 credit for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement 
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 3-5 business days after claiming for points to be reflected on your ABIM record.

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CHEST Learning Categories 
Learning Category 1: Lecture-Based
Learning Category 2: Self-Directed

Maintenance of Licensure 
Scope of Practice – Pulmonary Education

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