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Orbital Oncology and Oncologic Oculofacial Plastic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Jan. 20-21, 2017
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Building (CPB)
Floor 8, Rooms 1-8
1155 Pressler St.
Houston, Texas 77030
Conf. #: D116283
15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM3
This conference should be of interest to physicians, physician trainees, physician assistants and nurses.
- Conference Brochure (coming soon)
- Conference Agenda
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 course will bring oculoplastics and orbital surgeons together with experts from various oncologic disciplines to highlight the latest management options for tumors of the orbit, eyelid and adnexal structures and oculofacial reconstructive surgery in cancer patients.
- Case presentation sessions and multi-disciplinary panel discussion
- Multidisciplinary management of orbital tumors
- Surgical and non-surgical treatment of eyelid and periocular carcinomas
- Reconstructive options for complex orbital, eyelid and facial defects in cancer patients
- Global health and humanitarian projects in oculofacial plastic surgery
- Utilize surgical techniques for surgical management for tumors of the orbit, eyelid and facial region (knowledge, competence, performance)
- Incorporate multidisciplinary management and surgical techniques in orbital surgery to provide optimal treatment (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Select patients that may be appropriate for non-surgical targeted treatments for patients with advanced carcinomas of the orbit or periorbital region (knowledge, competence, performance)
- Utilize the information provided in the course to select patients who may benefit from adjuvant radiation therapy after surgery for eyelid and lacrimal gland carcinomas (knowledge, competence, performance)
- Incorporate complex surgical techniques for reconstructing orbital and periorbital repair to improve patient outcomes (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Question and answer
- Case studies
- Panel discussion
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 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only 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 when an individual departs the conference. 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-site to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has implemented a process whereby everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could potentially affect the information presented. MD Anderson also requires that all faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products. Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.
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.
General Registration Information
- On-line registration is now closed, please register on-site.
- On-site registration opens at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The opening session will begin at 8 a.m. The conference will conclude at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
- Advance registration by Jan. 4, 2017, is encouraged as space and materials are limited.
- Please see registration form for applicable fees.
- Registration fee includes tuition, breaks and lunches.
Postmarked on or before Jan. 4, 2017
- Physicians: $400
- Physician Trainees: $150
- N.P./P.A.: $100
Postmarked after Jan. 4, 2017
- Physicians: $450
- Physician Trainees: $200
- N.P./P.A.: $150
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Check (payable through U.S. banks only)
- Money order
- Credit cards (MasterCard, VISA and American Express)
- Cash (on-site registration only)
If you register online, a receipt/confirmation letter will be automatically emailed to the email address you list on the registration form. If you register by fax or mail, a receipt/confirmation letter will be sent to you within 10 working days of the receipt of your fee.
The registration fee, minus a $50 administrative handling fee, is refundable if a written request is received on or before Jan. 4, 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. For additional information, contact CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free at 866-849-5866 or email email@example.com.
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, email 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.
- A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at the Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center, 6580 Fannin St., Houston, Texas 77030.
- Early hotel reservation is suggested.
- The Marriott reservations phone number is 713-796-0080 or 800-228-9290.
- When you make reservations be sure to mention Orbital Oncology and Oncologic Oculofacial Plastic Surgery: A Multi-disciplinary Approach (online reservation code OBBOBBA) to be assured of receiving the special meeting rate of $119 single or double occupancy.
- Please add 17% for state and local taxes.
- Reservations and deposits received after Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, will be confirmed if space is available and at current hotel published guest room rates.
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, Jan. 20, 2017
Mays Clinic Garage: Self parking is $12 per day. Enter the Mays Clinic Garage at Entrance 5, located on Bertner Avenue between Holcombe Boulevard and Pressler Street. When you enter the Mays Clinic building, go to the third floor and follow the hallway signs to the Duncan Building, or ask a security guard for directions. Take Elevator Q up to the conference center located on floor 8. You can enter on foot through the Mays Clinic via J.V. Johnson Avenue or through the main entrance via Pressler Street.
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 (Note: Mays Clinic Garage is CLOSED on weekends)
Garage 2: Self parking is $12 per day. Enter Garage 2, which is across the street from the Mays Clinic Garage. You may enter from Bertner Avenue or J.V. Johnson Avenue from Holcombe Boulevard.
You may enter the Duncan building on foot through the main entrance via Pressler Street.
Parking fees are not reimbursable.
Photographing, audio taping and videotaping are prohibited.