Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:
- 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.
- Implement changes to improve the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of surgical and non-surgical patients with neurological disorders, spine neoplasms, pain and geriatric conditions.
- Enhance proficiency in the application of x-ray/imaging to the human body.
- 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.
- Apply the appropriate work-flow for implementing recommendations with the treating team.
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
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The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.