Small Feedings for the Mind II: Lung Cancer

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Small Feedings for the Mind II: Lung Cancer  

This is the second in a series of online courses specifically designed for clinicians whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lung cancer utlizing a multi-disciplinary approach. Additionally, primary care clinicians who are involved in discussions around lung cancer screening with their patients will walk away with a greater understranding of screening guidelines, managment of findings, and treatment. This course offers mini-lectures that address best practices in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of early-stage and advanced-stage lung cancer.  This series has a special focus on lung cancer screening and workup of nodule and incidential findings. Each segment is approximately 15 minutes and the online course is complimentary to all interested healthcare practitioners and students offered by the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.   

 

The goal of this educational module Small Feedings for the Mind II: Lung Cancer is to support postive changes in patient engagement, care, and outcomes, by improving the performance of practicing clinicians and health sysems, as they manage the screening process and diagnosed patients with lung cancer.

 

Featured Topics

  • Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
  • "Found a Nodule: What Now?" The Basics of Nodule Management
  • Incidental Findings in Lung Cancer Screening: Focus on Coronary Artery Classifications
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for Lung Cancer Resection

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES & TARGET AUDIENCE

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

  • Evaluate the lung cancer screening guidelines aimed at identifying and preventing early-stage lung cancers in at-risk and vulnerable populations.
  • Employ best practices around nodule management.
  • Apply recommended referral pathways and workup for incidental findings found on LDCT.
  • Appraise perioperative outcomes using VATS.

This online course is designed for healthcare professionals whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lung cancer.


To registered for the 8th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium on March 5-6, 2020CLICK HERE!

 

 

In keeping with Jefferson's integrated approach to education and care, this online course is organized through the collaborative efforts of Jefferson's Sidney Kimmel Cancer CenterJane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute - Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health, and Sidney Kimmel Medical College.

 

 

 

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Module Issue Date: 01/07/2020 

Module Expiration Date: 01/09/2023


 

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Disparities in Healthcare
Family Medicine
Healthcare Policy
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Primary Care
Pulmonology
Course Format: 
Online Activity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.25 Attendance
  • 1.25 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
03/05/2020
Course expires: 
03/06/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

 

Small Feedings for the Mind II: Lung Cancer

Presented by Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute —

Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health

 

 

PROGRAM AGENDA

 

Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Baskaran Sundaram, MD

Professor, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Director, Divison of Cardiothoracic Radiology

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

 

"Found a Nodule: What Now?" The Basics of Nodule Management

Gregory C. Kane, MD

Professor, Jane and Leonard Korman Professor of Pulmonary Medicine

Chair, Department of Medicine

 

Incidental Findings in Lung Cancer Screening: Focus on Coronary Artery Calcifications

Julie Barta, MD

Assistant Professor, Pulumony Medicine

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

 

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for Lung Cancer Resection

Tyler Grenda, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Surgery

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

PLANNERS AND PRESENTERS

 

Baskaran Sundaram, MD

Dr. Sundaram is a Professor of Radiology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and the Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University and Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.


Gregory C. Kane, MD

Dr. Kane is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist in addition to being The Jane and Leonard Korman Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Chair of Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. 


Julie Barta, MD

Dr. Barta graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College.  She completed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York as well as her Fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.  Dr. Barta is Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Internal Medicine.  She is presently a Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist and Instructor at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson Univesity Hospital.


Tyler Grenda, MD

Dr. Grenda is an assistant professor at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed both his general surgery residency and fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Grenda is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and specializes in Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Grenda specializes in lung, mediastinal, and benign and malignant esophageal disease.


All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

 

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
  2. 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.


 

This course is open to all interested learners. If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are: You must register and complete the entire online course, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of at least 80%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course.  Once these components are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.

If you have any questions, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

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.

PHYSICIANS
The Thomas Jefferson University designates this enduring material for maximum of 1.15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
 
ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all others.

If you have any questions regarding CE credits for this particular course, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


 

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.25 Attendance
  • 1.25 Patient Safety

Price

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This course is open to all interested learners. 

If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are:  register and complete the entire online program, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of at least 80%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course.  Once these conponents are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.  If you have any questions, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.

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Internet Connection and Audio Source