Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, Creative Educational Concepts is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing (ANCC)
This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Upon completion of a CNE request form, statements of credit for nurses will be issued within 30 business days. 

ONCC/ILNA Certification Information
The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points. OCN®, AOCNP®, and AOCNS® nurses may apply 1 point to EITHER the Treatment Modalities OR Professional category.

Disclaimer: ONCC review is only for designating content to be used for recertification points and is not for CNE accreditation. CNE programs must be formally approved for contact hours by an acceptable accreditor/approver of nursing CE to be used for recertification by ONCC. If the CNE provider fails to obtain formal approval to award contact hours by an acceptable accrediting/approval body, no information related to ONCC recertification may be used in relation to the program.

Objectives

  1. Outline the molecular targets of lung cancer tumor cells and how these mutations can help direct personalized treatments.
  2. Examine novel targeted therapies used in advanced NSCLC, with a focus on EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs).
  3. Evaluate safety and adherence issues involved in delivering targeted therapies.
  4. Using an evidence-based approach, describe how the oncology nurse can improve care using targeted therapies.

Target Audience

Oncology nurse specialists and other nurses caring for patients with NSCLC.

Faculty Disclosure

Planner and Faculty Disclosures:
In accordance with the Food and Drug Administration, the speakers have disclosed that there is the potential for discussions concerning off-label uses of a commercial product/device during this educational activity.

Any person who may contribute to the content of this continuing education activity must disclose relevant relationships (and any known relationships of their spouse/partner) with commercial interests whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations. A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Relevant relationships include receiving from a commercial interest research grants, consultant fees, travel, other benefits, or having a self-managed equity interest in a company.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone any bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Planners:
Vanessa Carranza, PharmD – has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.

Joan B. Fowler, PharmD, BCPP – has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.

Authors/Presenters:
Ann Culkin, RN, OCN® - has disclosed that she is a consultant for ARIAD Nurse.

Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN® - has disclosed that she is a consultant for AstraZeneca and Clovis.

Josiah Land, PharmD, BCOP - has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.

Rachael B. Pollina, MS, MSN, RN, OCN, FNP-BC - has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.


Victoria Sherry, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP - has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.

Elizabeth S. Waxman, ANP-BC, RN, AOCN® - has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.

Peer Reviewer:
Victoria Sherry, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP - has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to the content of this activity.