CME Office: 
Series date: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, December 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Extend the knowledge of individual practitioners through collaboration of case management. Provide evidence based recommendations for age-specific  related treatment as it applies to the geriatric population.
  2. Implement changes to improve the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of surgical and non-surgical patients with neurological disorders, spine neoplasms, pain and geriatric conditions.
  3. Enhance proficiency in the application of x-ray/imaging to the human body.
  4. Integrate cultural competency into the discussions which will assist in integrating the attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables a health care professional to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups and communities.
  5. Apply the appropriate work-flow for implementing recommendations with the treating team. 

Target Audience:

Physician Focus: Neuro-oncology, Neurosurgery, Pathology, Medical Oncology, Radiology

Speakers (varies): See Session

Planners(varies):  See Session

Resources: Society guidelines (Society of Neuro-oncology) and peer review journals (Neuro-oncology, Journal of Oncology, Neurosurgery). 
1. National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines http://www.nccn.org
2. Current Chemotherapy for Glioblastoma, The Cancer Journal, volume 9, Number 3, May/June, 2013
3. Radiotherapy plus Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide for Glioblastoma, The New England Journal of Medicine 2005: 352:987-96 
4. Case report: Leptomeningeal disease in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 109 (2007) 896–901 www.elsevier.com/locate/clineuro
5. Review: Integration of chemotherapy into current treatment strategies for brain metastases from solid tumors, Radiation Oncology 2006, 1:19, http://www.ro-journal.com/content/1/1/19

Disclosure: See Session

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content , quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity .

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand -name products.

Accreditation Statement:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement:

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series location: 
Kaiser Permanente
1150 Veterans Blvd
Basement A-C
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States