Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Understand the importance of clinical trials and list steps patients can take to make informed decisions
- Understand the difference between the phases of clinical trials
- Understand the ethical issues surrounding clinical trials
- Sort out the myths from the facts about clinical trials and identify resources and support
This course is directed towards physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and social workers.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under provider number CEP 5832 to award 2.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. Approval Period: 12/2011-12/2014. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), provider number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 12/2011-12/2014. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 2.0 CE clinical clock hour(s). Upon completion of this program and submission of the activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you following the program.
Michael Postow, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Senior Staff Writer