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): 

  1. Dr. Scott Peak (Neuro-oncology)
  2. Dr. William Sheridan (Neurosurgery)
  3.  Dr. Amy Gillis (Radiation Oncology)
  4. Dr. Cam Tran (Neuro-radiology)
  5. Dr. Rosendo So-Rosillo (Medical Oncology)
  6.  Dr. Jennifer Ziskin (Neuropathology)
  7. Dr. Laura Millender (Radiation Oncology)
  8. Dr. Yuri Minn (Radiation Oncology)
  9. Dr. William Wara (Radiation Oncology)
  10. Dr. Sonia Ghei (Radiology)
  11. Dr. Andrew H1. Nguyen (Radiology)
  12. Dr. Ashish Jani (Radiation Oncology)
  13. Dr. Victor Tse (Neurosurgery)
  14. Dr. Piia Thomas (Neurosurgery)

Planners(varies):  Dr.Scott Peak MD (Neuro-Oncology); Dr. William Sheridan MD (Neurosurgery); Dr. Amy Gillis (Radiation Oncology); Randee Raddoc, RN; Nancy Lee-Enriquez, RN

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 Statement: Dr. Jennifer Ziskin disclosed that her husband works for Amgen.  The CME Department has reviewed her disclosure information and determined that she does not have a relevant financial relationship bias and/or conflict of interest with this CME activity.

isclosure Statement: Dr. Piia Thomas is the owner of Enkephalon a medical device company.  The CME Department has reviewed his disclosure information and determined that he does not have a relevant financial relationship bias and/or conflict of interest with this CME activity

Disclosure Statement: Dr. Laura E Millender disclosed husband is is a board member of Velicept Therapeutics, Nalo and is a board observer at Omniox. The CME Department has reviewed her disclosure information and determined that she does not have a relevant financial relationship bias and/or conflict of interest with this CME activity.

Disclosure Statement: All other presenters, program planners and participants of this case conference have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest. The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee / faculty/participants for this program and they do not have relationships that present a conflict of interest.

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.

Session date: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Kaiser Permanente
1100 Veterans Blvd
Tower A-B
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Geriatrics
  • 2.00 Pain/EOL
  • 2.00 Radiation Safety
  • 2.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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