Expected time to complete this activity as designed: 15 minutes

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.

Program Overview

Strategies for managing patients with relapsed/refractory (R/R) AML continue to evolve as new therapies are introduced into the treatment armamentarium. In this activity, Dr. Alexander Perl describes important considerations and challenges that can impact the care of patients with R/R AML and strategies for determining eligibility for stem cell transplantation. Efficacy and safety data regarding current and emerging pharmacologic treatment options for R/R AML are also reviewed.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for multidisciplinary healthcare providers in the community setting, including hematologists, oncologists, pharmacists and other allied healthcare professionals who provide care to patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical considerations and challenges associated with the care of patients with relapsed/refractory AML (R/R AML)
  • Recognize those patients with R/R AML for whom stem cell transplant may be an option
  • Outline current and emerging pharmacologic treatment options for R/R AML, including safety, efficacy, and toxicity profiles

Agenda

Emerging Approaches to Relapsed/Refractory AML – Alexander Perl, MD

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is eligible for credit through February 08, 2020. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
  2. You may be asked to complete a short pre-test before accessing the educational content. This must be completed in order to move forward in the activity.
  3. Complete the educational content as designed.
  4. Complete the post-test. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation survey to provide feedback and information useful for future programming.
  6. Certificates for CME may be printed immediately after successfully completing the post-test and activity evaluation. Pharmacist credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor 4 weeks following receipt of a completed, qualified form.

Faculty Biography

Alexander Perl, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Alexander Perl is a member of the leukemia program at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine. His particular expertise is in FLT3 inhibition as a therapeutic strategy for acute myeloid leukemia, clinical trials, and mechanisms of resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this activity, please contact MediCom Worldwide, Inc. at 1-800-408-4242 or email us at lisa@medicaled.com.

Provided by MediCom Worldwide, Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Celgene Corporation, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Helsinn Healthcare SA, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

©2019 MediCom Worldwide, Inc., 101 Washington St., Morrisville, PA 19067, 800-408-4242.
No portion of this material may be copied or duplicated without the expressed permission of MediCom Worldwide, Inc.

MediCom CME CREDIT
Accreditation Statement: MediCom Worldwide, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: MediCom Worldwide, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACPE CPE CREDIT
MediCom Worldwide, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is acceptable for 0.25 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit. Universal Activity Number: 827-0000-19-004-H01-P. Knowledge-based CPE activity.

In order for CPE Monitor to authenticate credit, pharmacists/technicians must provide their e-Profile ID number from NABP and date of birth (in MMDD format) when claiming credit for a CPE program.

Disclosure

As an organization accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and California State Board of Registered Nursing, MediCom Worldwide, Inc. requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, the following disclosures were made.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Alexander Perl has received honoraria as a consultant from Arog Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Asana BioSciences, LLC., Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Novartis AG, and NewLink Genetics Corporation.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The individuals listed below from MediCom Worldwide, Inc. reported the following for this activity: Kristin Burke, Project Manager, and Joan Meyer, RN, MHA, Executive Director, have no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer Disclosure

In accordance with MediCom Worldwide, Inc. policy, all content is reviewed by external independent peer reviewers for balance, objectivity and commercial bias. The peer reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.