2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium
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The 2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach offers participants an active learning format featuring didactic lectures, panel discussions that will include audience interaction, patient cases, and updates on clinical findings on diagnosis, treatment and management plans for patients with head and neck cancer. Participants will be able to examine head and neck cancer cases from multiple perspectives with a multidisciplinary approach to care.
- Innovation in Pre-Operative Clinical Trials
- Advancing the Care of Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Patients
- New Frontiers in Metastatic and Recurrent HNSCC
- Keynote address: Immunotherapy in HNSCC
This course is designed for healthcare professionals whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of head and neck cancers.
For information regarding parking and directions please visit: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/maps-and-directions/center-city.html
Parking is available below the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building (entrance on 11th Street - past Jimmy John's Restaurant).
Additional parking can be found at the Jefferson Neurosciences Garage - 9th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets
Discounts are not available.
The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.
Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate
No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).
For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/
Keynote Lecturer: Athanassios Argiris, MD, PhD, FACP
Dr. Athanassios (Ethan) Argiris is an internationally recognized medical oncologist and clinical researcher with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of patients with head and neck and lung cancers. From 1994 to 2013 he held positions in prestigious academic institutions in the United States where he assumed distinguished leadership roles in oncology. He has been funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and serves as the principal investigator for several completed and active clinical trials with the NCI-funded national cooperative groups of the United States.
In 2014, he moved back to his home country to join the medical staff of Hygeia hospital in Athens, Greece, as a consultant in Medical Oncology. He has been elected Visiting Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Crete and since 2016 is a Professor of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.
Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.
In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University 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.
Designation of Credit
PHYSICIANS: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PENNSYLVANIA PATIENT SAFETY/RISK MANAGEMENT CREDIT: Topics in this activity fall within the approved list for Pennsylvania State Requirements for Patient Safety/Risk Management credits. Total: 1.5 credits.
NURSES: Nurses will be awarded 5.25 nursing contact hours.
OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 5.25 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.
- 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.25 Attendance
- 1.50 Patient Safety
- 5.25 CNE
|Profession/ Affiliation||Registration Rate|
|Practicing Physician, Nurse and Other Health Professionals||$25|
|HOW TO REGISTER|
To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.
If paying by check, please fill out paper registration and mail to the address listed on the for
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