Series date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 8:00am to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 9:00am

Course Director: 
Susan Serratore, RN

Overall Objectives: 

  1. Design key elements of treatment protocols for patients with cancer and apply to applicable treatment plans in clinical practice. 
  2. Integrate information about emerging diagnostics, technologies, and therapeutics related to oncology  to applicable treatment plans.
  3. Identify common high risk cancer  problems so they can be triaged and treated appropriately.
  4. Evaluate recent innovations in Oncology clinical practice in order to assess their use for safe and effective patient care.
  5. Summarize recent advances in oncology research in order to design best-practice approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  6. Design diagnostic and therapeutic plans for common presentations of cancer.
  7. Evaluate contributing factors to near-miss cases, including breakdowns in communication and coordination of care.
  8. Apply current practice guidelines in the field of medicine or surgery to patient treatment plans.
  9. Improve patient outcomes through better diagnosis and management of cancer and complications reviewed as measured by the RQRS Dashboard, internal cancer quality studies and blood transfusion reports
  10. Predict and avoid surgical complications in the operating room. 
  11. Maintain or improve select KRA scores

Target Audience: All Physicians, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Surgeons, Oncologists, Nurses and any interested healthcare personnel.

Accreditation Statement: Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Part II: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

Participation information will be shared with the applicable Board through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Series location: 
Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 Kedzie Ave
Medical Library
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
United States


Session Datesort descending
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/04/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/11/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/12/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/18/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/19/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 11/25/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 12/02/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 12/09/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 12/10/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
SSUB-Cancer Conference 12/16/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am