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With the ongoing rapid advances in immunotherapy research and the range of available treatments, primary care providers need to be able to recognize immune-related Adverse Events (irAEs) and be familiar with available options for workup and management of patients presenting with these symptoms. This case beased workshop will also help you know what tests to order, when to contact the oncologist, and what to do in the case of an Addisonian crisis.
At the conclusion of this learning event, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the constellation of signs and symptoms for which immune- related Adverse Events (irAEs) should be considered in the differential diagnosis. (Family Medicine Expert, Scholar)
- Describe those circumstances in which the primary care clinician should initiate urgent communication with the medical oncologist of a patient who is being or has been treated with an immune checkpoint inhibitor. (Collaborator, Family Medicine Expert)
- Explain the work up of suspected irAEs of the endocrine system, skin, GI tract, lung and liver. (Family Medicine Expert)
- Describe the role of steroids and other immune suppressant drugs in the management of irAEs. (Family Medicine Expert, Scholar)
- State the sequence of resuscitation of a patient who presents with an Addisonian crisis. (Scholar, Family Medicine Expert)
- Describe the technique and explain the role of the ACTH stimulation test in the work up of steroid-deficient patients. (Communicator, Family Medicine Expert)
Registrants must complete the following required documentation
- Needs Assessment
- Session Evaluation
- Mainpro+ Post-reflective Activity
These documents will be sent to registrants via email or handed out during the event.
Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Other Health Professions: $200.00
As Per CPD Medicine policy, the department requires any refund or cancelation request to be submitted in writing up to fourteen (14) days prior to the program or session start date . A $50 administrative fee will be withheld to cover transaction and administrative costs. Refund or cancelation requests made less than fourteen (14) days notice may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
This event is not available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba and also not available via livestream.
Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.
This three-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 6.0 Mainpro+ credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 2.0 hours.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME)