The Evolving Standard of Care in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Release Date: December 14, 2017
Expiration Date: December 14, 2018
Expected time to complete this activity as designed: 30 minutes
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.
The advent of new therapeutic strategies in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) has impacted the standard of care in clinical practice. With the potential for major changes to existing clinical recommendations, health care providers who treat patients with multiple myeloma must be prepared for implementation into practice. In this activity, participants will learn about the current treatment paradigms in RRMM and the new drug regimens that are being used as the standard of care in clinical practice. In addition, participants will gain an understanding of the potential impact of investigational therapies on the standard of care in relapsed/refractory disease.
This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who have an interest in enhancing their clinical skills in multiple myeloma.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the standard of care in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) in relation to the current practice guidelines and treatment recommendations
- Summarize strategies for drug selection among standard of care regimens to effectively individualize therapy in patients with RRMM
The Evolving Standard of Care in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma – Paul G. Richardson, MD
Instructions for Participation and Credit
This activity is eligible for credit through December 14, 2018. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.
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- Complete the post-test. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%.
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Paul G. Richardson, MD
R.J. Corman Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dr. Paul Richardson received his medical degree from the Medical College of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London, and was chief resident at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. After a clinical fellowship at Baystate Medical Center of Tufts University School of Medicine, he joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). Dr. Richardson spent five years with the Solid Tumor Autologous Marrow Program, completed a medical residency at Beth Israel Hospital, and joined DFCI’s Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center, becoming Clinical Director and most recently, Clinical Program Leader and Director of Clinical Research.
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MediCom Worldwide, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is acceptable for 0.5 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit. Universal Activity Number: 827-0000-17-172-H01-P. Knowledge-based CPE activity.
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Dr. Paul Richardson has received honoraria as a consultant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Celgene Corporation, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Novartis AG, and Takeda Oncology.
Planning Committee Disclosures
The individual listed below from MediCom Worldwide, Inc. reported the following for this activity: Joan Meyer, RN, MHA, Executive Director, has no relevant financial relationships.
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This activity is supported by educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Takeda Oncology.
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