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2013 Hematology and Medical Oncology Best Practices

When: 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 7:00am to Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Where: 

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202-3505
703-920-3230

Contacts: 

The Office of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
2030 M Street NW, Room 4020
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-314-1423
cehp@gwu.edu

Join more than 300 of your colleagues in hematology and medical oncology for this five- or eight-day comprehensive review of clinical best practices presented by many of the nation's leading clinicians and educators in the field.

Whether you are preparing for the certification/recertification exams, or simply seeking a comprehensive review of evidence-based standards of care, you can benefit from Course Director Robert S. Siegel's more than 20 years of experience producing and refining this course.

2013 Course Dates

***Reduced Tuition and Hotel Rates for 2013 course***

5-Day Hematology Course: August 15 - 19, 2013

5-Day Medical Oncology Course: August 18 - 22, 2013

8-Day Full Course: August 15 - 22, 2013

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the Hematology and Medical Oncology Best Practices course, the successful learner will be able to:

Hematology

  • understand red cell disorders;
  • understand both established information and recent clinical advances in coagulopathies, anticoagulant and thrombolytic therapies;
  • understand blood and marrow morphology and hematopathology;
  • understand both established information and recent clinical advances in immunohematology, bone marrow transplantation, and hematopoietic growth factors.

Hematologic Malignancies

  • be familiar with the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of hematologic malignancies;
  • understand the most recent advances in the pharmacology and toxicology of anti-neoplastic drugs; and
  • identify strategies for taking the board examinations.

Oncology

  • understand the epidemiology of malignant diseases and management of the medical complications of malignancy;
  • recognize the latest advances in cancers of the lung, the breast, and the gastrointestinal tract;
  • understand the principles of management of gynecologic and other genito-urinary malignancies;
  • contend with complexity of HIV related malignancies;
  • recognize principles of new developments in biologic therapy of cancer.

Accreditation

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician CME Credit for 8-day Hematology and Medical Oncology portion

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 72.5 AMA Physician Recognition Award Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician CME Credit for 5-day Hematology portion

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 46.75 AMA Physician Recognition Award Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician CME Credit for 5-day Medical Oncology portion

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 46.5 AMA Physician Recognition Award Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requesting Partial Credit

Participants attending the entire 8-day course will receive the maximum hours. Those attending the 5-day Hematology portion will receive 46.75 credits and 45 credits for those attending the 5-day Oncology portion.

At the close of the course, participants will be e-mailed a link to evaluate the Live Course and claim credit.