Sep 27, 2019

08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

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Course Description
A case-based approach to the primary care evaluation and management of a patient
at risk for, or diagnosed with lung cancer.
Objectives
Upon completion of this symposium, the participant will be able to:
Properly discuss smoking cessation with their patients and refer when needed.
Recognize patients who are candidates for lung cancer screening.
Efficiently refer patients for assessment of suspected lung cancer.
Order appropriate pre-operative evaluation for possible lung cancer surgery.
Understand the basic approach to definitive chemoradiation therapy for lung cancer.
Recognize symptoms related to advanced lung cancer.
Understand the role of palliative care in lung cancer patients.
Who Should Attend?
Primary care physicians (internal medicine, family medicine), trainees who may ultimately practice primary care, general pulmonologists, advanced practice providers and nurses within any of these specialties.
Accreditation Statement
The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure
This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of
Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.
Registration Fee
Registration for this event is free.
Registration
To register for this event, please contact Kristi Negrette at 909-651-5444
or knegrette@llu.edu by Friday, August 30, 2019