Advances in the Management of Veno-Occlusive Disease in the Adult Transplant Patient

Advances in the Management of Veno-Occlusive Disease in the Adult Transplant Patient

A series of Live Grand Rounds Presentations and an On-demand Webcourse

Welcome to "Advances in the Management of Veno-Occlusive Disease in the Adult Transplant Patient.” A series of live CME/CE-certified in-hospital presentations will be held at locations nationwide in 2016 and an on-demand webcourse will be available in September 2016.

Program Description

Veno-occlusive disease (VOD), also known as sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS), is a devastating complication that can occur in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT). Accurate diagnosis of VOD/SOS is dependent upon knowledge of risk factors, strict monitoring, recognition of signs and symptoms, and advances in the management of VOD/SOS.

Advances in the Management of Veno-Occlusive Disease in the Adult Transplant Patient will employ a case-based approach that mimics the necessary collaboration among members of the transplant team. The activity will help clinicians integrate recent advances and evidence-based management strategies into practice to improve VOD/SOS patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
  • Review the current evidence related to risk factors for developing VOD/SOS
  • Assess optimal monitoring strategies for early diagnosis of VOD/SOS
  • Evaluate recent efficacy and safety data regarding the management of VOD/SOS
  • Discuss the mechanisms of action of novel agents for VOD/SOS

Target Audience

This activity is intended for multidisciplinary members of the blood and bone-marrow transplant team, including hematologists, nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, physician assistants, and pharmacists involved in the treatment and care of patients undergoing HSCT.

Accreditation Statements

Physicians – This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe Oncology. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ACPE

Pharmacists - The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Designation Statements

Physicians - The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists – The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit (UAN: 0418-9999-16-004-L04-P).

This is an application-based activity.

Fee and Receiving CME/CE Credit


There is no fee for this educational activity. To receive CME/CE credit the participant must:
  • Participate in this one-hour-long program in its entirety;
  • Sign in on the sheet provided by the host coordinator;
  • Complete the learning assessment and evaluation forms;
  • Return the forms to the host coordinator.