Best Practices in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Advances in Treatment & Management Strategies

Supported by an educational grant from Incyte Corporation

TITLE - Best Practices in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Advances in Treatment & Management Strategies

TARGET AUDIENCE - Target audiences for this program are Specialty Pharmacists, Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists, Specialty Pharmacy executives, Pharmacy Directors, Chief Pharmacy Officers, Oncology Pharmacists, Oncology Nurses, and Nurses

LEARNING OBJECTIVES - After completing the program, Specialty Pharmacists, Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists, Specialty Pharmacy executives, Pharmacy Directors, Chief Pharmacy Officers, Oncology Pharmacists, Oncology Nurses, and Nurses

  1. Discuss the clinical relevance of risk stratification and molecular monitoring
  2. Recognize the first- and second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) available for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
  3. Describe safety and efficacy profiles for TKIs
  4. Discuss the importance of monitoring treatment response and resistance
  5. Describe treatment strategies for patients who have become treatment resistant or treatment intolerant during the course of therapy
  6. Review new data on the safety and efficacy of current and emerging agents and combinations, mechanisms of action, molecular targets, and routes of administration to improve CML patient outcomes

Faculty Disclosures:

Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/ services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Specialty Pharma Education Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Pharmacist continuing education credit

Specialty Pharma Education Center (SPEC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is approved for 1.5 hours (0.15CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.
ACPE #0535-0000-19-020-H01-P

Knowledge Based Activity

Course release date 6/20/2019

Course expires 6/20/2022

Nursing continuing education credit

Educational Review Systems is an approved approver of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.5 hours of continuing nursing education. 

Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia. 

Course release date: 6/18/2019

Course expires: 6/18/2021

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
0535-0000-19-020-H01-N 1.5 hours of CNE June 18, 2019 - June 18, 2021
0535-0000-19-020-H01-P 0.15 CEUs June 20, 2019 - June 20, 2022