Continuing Education

Activity Overview

LEAD is a 2-day conference designed for women in oncology and hematology. The goal of this conference is to empower women leaders in the hematology and oncology space by providing essential clinical updates, career development, and professional networking. Sessions include discussions on the importance of women’s leadership, career development workshops, and clinical sessions on biomarkers and oncology therapies.

Target Audience

The target audience for this conference is women who practice hematology/oncology or medical oncology, are interested in learning about the latest therapeutic developments, and seek to empower themselves and other women as leaders in the hematology and oncology space.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Acquire career development techniques and clinical science skills
  2. Foster collaboration among women oncologists and the health care team (NPs, PAs, RNs, etc.) to bridge the academic-community gap
  3. Evaluate emerging oncology data, with particular focus on the following areas of research:
  • Role biomarkers have played in clinical drug development and in treatment selection with certain agents
  • Recent approvals and clinical trial data of cell-based therapies and immunotherapies in lung and cervical cancer and B-cell malignancies
  • New molecular targets and recently approved small-molecule inhibitors in breast, lung, ovarian, and bladder cancers

Physician Continuing Education

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education and Bio Ascend.

Nursing Continuing Education

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is provided for 13.5 contact hours under ANCC criteria. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13699 for 16.3 contact hours.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education and Bio Ascend.

Disclosure Statement

As a provider accredited by ACCME, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education in cooperation with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation must ensure balance, objectivity, independence, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Presenters are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or the trade names of several to ensure impartiality. All presenters, planners, and others in a position to control continuing medical education content participating in a University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation activity are required to disclose relationships with commercial interests. A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Disclosure of these commitments and/or relationships is included in activity materials so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments in interpreting its content and evaluating its recommendations.

This activity may include presentations in which presenters may discuss off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments not yet FDA-approved. Participants should note that the use of products outside currently FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for FDA-approved indications. All materials are included with the permission of the authors. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and are not to be construed as those of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education or Bio Ascend. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management; primary references, relevant practice guidelines, and full prescribing information should be consulted.