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Lung Cancer Treatment Advances for Primary Care Providers

Learning Objectives
1. Review lung cancer survival rates by stage and type
2. Examine the undertreatment of lung cancer
3. Discuss advances in lung cancer treatments
4. Discuss the importance of smoking cessation after a lung cancer diagnosis
5. Discuss clinical trials and palliative care
0.75 Credit CME

This module addresses groundbreaking lung cancer (LC) treatment advances for sharing with newly diagnosed patients, and their recent ability to impact survival for a cancer often associated with high mortality in the past. Other topics include considerations for smoking cessation with/after a LC diagnosis, survival rates by stage, undertreatment for early- and late-stage diagnoses, PCP role with clinical trial options, and benefits of early pallative care. The three modules of this video-based and award-winning course feature provider and survivor perspectives, extensive free resources, and will:

  • Help you better serve your patients

  • Help patients lower their risks for lung cancer

  • Deliver earlier diagnoses

  • Deliver better care to lung cancer surviors during and after treatment

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Lung Cancer Care Education from LuCa National Training Network The University of Louisville

Lung cancer care education for primary care providers from the LuCa National Training Network at the University of Louisville. Free online CME on risk reduction, early detection, treatment, and survivorship care. Learn more

AAFP Prescribed Credit Available from LuCa. After completing the Ed Hub quiz, you can request a certificate from LuCa. Learn more

AMA is not the accredited CME provider of this educational activity and is not responsible for the content nor its funding. Please contact LuCa with any questions related to this activity.

Activity Information

Copyright Statement:

The University of Louisville has obtained permission from the Kentucky Cancer Program to use the content in this educational activity. If you would like to share content from this training/program, please contact LuCa National Training Network at lucatraining@louisville.edu.

Continuing Education Credit and Accreditation

Original Release Date: August 1, 2019

Expiration Date: July 31, 2022

Participants should view the activity information in its entirety, and complete the online post-test and evaluation. Upon completing this activity as designed and achieving a passing score on the post-test, you will receive your certificate.

Continuing Education Credit Designation Statement: The University of Louisville School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the Office of CME & PD, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. All planners, faculty, reviewers, and other persons that affected the content of this CME activity were required to submit a financial disclosure form from which relevant conflicts of interest were determined.

Celeste T. Worth, MCHES, Course Director, Planner, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Swopnil Sthapit-Gaines, MPH, Course Coordinator, Planner, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Karen Coombs, MS, Planner, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Morel Jones, MPH, PMP, Planner, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Connie Sorrell, MPH, Planner, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ruth Mattingly, MPA, Planner, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Goetz Kloecker, MD, MSPH, MBA, FACP, Faculty, Speakers Bureau: Eli Lilly, Genentech, BMS, Merck, Astrazeneca; Consulting Fee: Novartis

Brian Sosnin, DO, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Brigitte Danielle King, MD, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Graham Warren, MD, PhD, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David Carbone, MD, Faculty, Consulting Fee: Abbvie, Agenus, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers-Squibb (BMS), EMD Serono, Genentech/Roche, Helsinn, Humana, Incyte, Inivata, Inovio, Janssen, Kyowa Kirin, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, prIME Oncology, Takeda Oncology; Contracted Research: BMS; He will discuss the investigational/unlabeled uses of Ipilimumab and Atezolizumab.

Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD, Faculty, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

W. Daniel Cogan, Ed.D, CME Content Reviewer, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME & PD Staff and Advisory Board

The University of Louisville CME & PD Advisory Board and office staff have nothing to disclose with the following Board Member exceptions: Sathya Krishnasamy, MD - Novo Nordisk (Grant Funding); Ashlee Bergin, MD – Merck Pharmaceuticals (Speaking); Michael Sowell, MD – Amgen (Speaking), Impax Pharmaceuticals (Grant Funding); Rainer Lenhardt, MD, CSL, Behring, Mallinckrodt and Merck (Speaking).

Special Services

If you need special accommodations due to a disability, or for an alternative form of course materials, please email lucatraining@louisville.edu. Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

Contact Information

If you need technical support please go to https://education.ama-assn.org/help/

Provider Contact Information

If you have questions about the course content please e-mail cmepd@louisville.edu

Commercial Support

No commercial support was used or received to fund this online course.

The University of Louisville will not assume responsibility for damages, loss, or claims of any kind arising from or related to the information contained in this activity, including claims related to the products, drugs, or services mentioned herein.

AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Lung Cancer and the Primary Care Provider, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 08/01/2021 to 07/31/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):

  • 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Lung Cancer Screening and Shared Decision Making

  • 0.75 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Primary Care Provider Follow-up and Survivorship Care for Patients with Lung Cancer

  • 0.75 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Lung Cancer Treatment Advances for Primary Care Providers

Faculty/Provider Testimonial Contributions to Course Videos

Celeste T. Worth, MCHES

Director, LuCa National Training Network

University of Louisville

Ruth Mattingly, MPA

Former Communications Director, LuCa National Training Network

University of Louisville

Goetz Kloecker, MD, MSPH, MBA, FACP

Thoracic Oncology

Gratis Faculty University of Louisville

St. Elizabeth Health Care

Brigitte Danielle King, MD

Mount Sterling Clinic

Mount Sterling, Kentucky

Barry Brian Sosnin, DO

Bluegrass Community Family Practice

Bardstown, Kentucky

Graham Warren, MD, PhD

Professor and Vice Chairman for Research in Radiation Oncology

Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center

Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD

Chair, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

David Carbone, MD

Director, Thoracic Oncology Center

The Ohio State University

Course Expert Reviewers

Janine Bennett, BS

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of North Carolina

Lisa Carter-Harris, PhD, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Angela Criswell, MA

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance)

Audrey Darville, PhD, APRN, NCTTP, FAANP, CTTS

Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence

Joelle Fathi, DNP, RN, APRN

University of Washington

Richard Feldman, MD, FAAFP

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Michael R. Gieske, MD

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Grant M. Greenberg MD, MA, MHSA

Department of Family Medicine

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Tom Houston, MD

Department of Family Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Jennifer C. King, PhD

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance)

Deborah E. Klein, MD

Swedish Downtown Primary Care Clinic

Jennifer Redmond Knight, DrPH

College of Public Health

University of Kentucky

Chris Kotsen, PsyD, CTTS, NCTTP

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Anne Norman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Jamie L. Studts, PhD

Professor, Division of Medical Oncology

Department of Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Special thanks to the following for their testimonials/contributions of interview content for the Provider and Survivor Perspectives video segments:

Nancy Alvey

Teresa Secor

Maryanne Sheckman

Bill Smith

Tim Thompson and family (Tim lost his battle with lung cancer after video production.)

Cleveland Clinic (Bill Smith segment)

Hollings Cancer Center

Medical University of South Carolina (Dr. Warren segment)

North Shore Medical Center (Maryanne Sheckman segment)

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (Dr. Nana-Sinkam and Dr. Carbone segment)

Privacy Policy

All personal/identifying information provided by course participants is confidential and will not be shared with any other parties for any reason without permission. Aggregate results from all participants' responses may be compiled and shared as evaluation of this offering.

References: Included in the Lung Cancer and the Primary Care Provider Resource Library

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