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Onco-Internal Medicine Symposium 2017
Feb. 24-25, 2017
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dan L. Duncan Building (CPB)
Floor 8 Conference Center
1155 Pressler Street
Conf. #: D116044
13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
This conference should be of value to Primary Care physicians and hospitalists, advanced practice providers, trainees, researchers,nurses, mid- level providers, medical students and other health care professionals.
- Conference Brochure
- Conference Agenda
- Conference Speakers and Committee
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, schedule conflicts and so forth.
Please let us know what specific topics, issues or questions you wish to see addressed or emphasized in this activity. Fax CME/Conference Management at 713-794-1724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All responses will be forwarded to the Program Chair for consideration.
The goal of this symposium is to provide evidencebasedinformation on the hospital and clinic-basedmedical care of patients with cancer. In this inauguralsymposium, we are offering two tracks (Inpatient/Hospitalist Track and Outpatient/Ambulatory Track) inaddition to the plenary sessions, with the expectationof meeting the educational needs and enhancing themedical decision making of healthcare professionalsinvolved in the care of cancer patients, regardless ofclinical setting.
After attending the conference, participants should be able to:
- Apply current screening guidelines and recommendation to detect cancer in the primary care setting early enough for referral to a specialist to provide up to date and optimal treatment plans (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
- Appropriately identify, assess and manage toxicities and lasting effects of cancer therapy (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
- Be equipped with an awareness of the cancer care continuum and the place of primary care and hospitalists, as well as the research available for assisting patients through phases of cancer survivorship (Knowledge, Competence).
- Pre/Post Test
- Audience Response System
- Questions/Answer Session
A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions,performance improvement activities,or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM or certificates documenting attendance will be distributed to participants as they depart the symposium. To obtain a CME certificate, physicians must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire and a CME Verification Form.
Upon request, a record of attendance(certificate) will be provided on-siteto other health care professionals forrequesting credits in accordance withstate nursing boards, specialty societies,or other professional associations.
The presentation, Supportive Care and Symptom Management, has been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for .75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. In order to receive MOC points, you must pass the Post-Test with a score of at least 70%. Participant completion data will be shared with and transmitted to the ACCME on the participant’s behalf.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of MOC Activities, the Onco-Internal Medicine Symposium has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards: American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Family Medicine.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provide of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses may earn up to 12.66 contact hours for both days.
Physician Payments Sunshine Act
MD Anderson complies with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Accordingly, we may be required to collect information on transfer of value provided to any covered recipient under the ACA.
Pre-registration is now closed, you may register on-site.
On-site registration opens at 7:00 am on Friday, February 24, 2017 at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dan L. Duncan Building (CPB), Floor 8 Conference Center, 1155 Pressler Street, Houston, Texas 77030. A continental breakfast will be served. The Welcome and Opening Remarks will begin at 8:00 am and the conference will adjourn at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Advanced registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited.
The deadline for advanced registration is Friday, January 13, 2017.
Physicians (MDs/DOs/PhDs) before January 13, 2017 - $375.00
Physicians (MDs/DOs/PhDs) after January 13, 2017 - $425.00
Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals before January 13, 2017 - $175.00
Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals after January 13, 2017 - $200.00
Students/Fellows/Residents before January 13, 2017 - $25.00
Students/Fellows/Residents after January 13, 2017 - $50.00
MD Anderson - Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals before January 13, 2017 - $125.00
MD Anderson - Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals after January 13, 2017 - $150.00
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Check (Payable to MD Anderson through U.S. banks only)
- Money order
- Credit cards (MasterCard, VISA and American Express)
- Cash (on-site registrations only)
A receipt and confirmation letter will be sent to you within 10 working days of receipt of your fee.
The registration fee, minus a $50 administrative handling fee, is refundable if a written request is received on or before Friday, January 13, 2017. No refunds will be granted after that date. The request for a registration refund must include the tax identification number of the company or institution if registration was paid by a company or institution check.
The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to cancel activities prior to the scheduled date, if low enrollment or other circumstances make it necessary. Each registrant will be notified by mail, e-mail, or the contact numbers as given on the registration form. In case of activity cancellation, liability of the Department of CME/Conference Management is limited to the registration fee. CME/Conference Management will refund the full registration fee.
The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to limit the number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.
For additional information, please contact CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free at 866-849-5866.
- A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at the Houston Marriott Medical Center located at 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas.
- Early hotel reservation is suggested and the room block cut off date is: February 3,2017.
- The hotel phone number is 1-800-228-9290.
- When you make reservations, be sure to mention the group name: Onco-Internal Medicine Symposium room block to be assured of receiving the special meeting rate of $109 fora standard guest room.
- Please add 17% Texas state and local taxes.
Prices are subject to change and vary depending on the location of the conference.
- Houston is served by two airports, George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU).
- Taxicabs are available at an estimated cost of $50-60 to or from each airport.
- SuperShuttle operates a shuttle bus between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the Houston Marriott Medical Center for $27 one-way and $54 round-trip. The shuttle between William P. Hobby Airport and the Houston Marriott Medical Center is $24 for one-way and the roundtrip cost is $48.
- For more information, call 713-523-8888 or toll-free at 800-258-3826.
Friday Parking - Mays Clinic Building
Parking for the Cancer Prevention Building is available under the Mays Clinic Building, which is adjacent to the Cancer Prevention Building. Valet parking ($15/day) is available by entering ENTRANCE 7, at Richard J.V. Johnson Boulevard at Holcombe Blvd. (South side of Holcombe Blvd.) Self-Parking ($12/day) is available in the Mays Clinic Garage through ENTRANCE 5, which is located off Bertner Avenue. Bertner Avenue is adjacent to Mays Clinic and crosses Holcombe Blvd. Please remember to bring your parking ticket with you as you must pay for parking before you leave the garage.
Saturday Parking - Garage 2
Parking - Attendees can park in Garage 2 (Holcombe & J.V. Johnson Avenue – Entrance 6) which is the closest self parking garage. Daily rate is $12/day. When you arrive at the garage, take a Smart Chip token from the machine in order to raise the gate arm to enter the garage. When you leave your car be sure to take this token with you as you will need it to pay the parking fee at one of the EasyPay Stations when you leave. Once payment is made the machine will electronically mark your Smart Chip “paid” and will give it back to you. Insert your “paid” Smart Chip into the machine to raise the gate arm to exit the garage.
Photographing, audio taping and video taping are prohibited.