Nov. 23-24, 2020
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Robert C. Hickey Auditorium Floor 11, R. Lee Clark Clinic
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030
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18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
This conference should be of value to dentists, otolaryngologists, nurses, dental/otolaryngology fellows, residents, dental and medical staff.
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of youreducational experience. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rareoccasions necessitated by illness and/or scheduling conflicts, 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 improve recognition, which will lead to early detection and improve outcomes. Improved management of cancer-related symptoms can lead to improved treatment compliance, patient comfort and quality of life.
The Symposium will offer the healthcare provider an update on the multidisciplinary care of head and neck cancer patients and the sequelae of oncologic treatment. Multiple topics will be presented: fundamentals of major cancer and biologic therapies, head and neck surgery techniques and reconstruction, management of oral and infectious complications related to cancer therapies, pain and symptom management, nutritional and psychological counseling, speech and swallowing rehabilitation, and prosthetic rehabilitation of the head and neck cancer patient. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the fundamentals of major therapies for head and neck cancer and the management of treatment-induced complications.
After attending this Symposium, participants should be able to:
- Identify fundamentals of major therapies for head and neck cancer (Knowledge)
- Evaluate head and neck cancer patients with a complete oral diagnostic and radiographic workup, resulting in early diagnosis and more appropriate treatment (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes)
- Discuss key issues with the patient’s oncology team to ensure both local and systemic control of symptoms (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes)
- Define and implement a “multidisciplinary approach” in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients to improve dental management in the oncology patient (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes)
- Identify and implement management strategies of primary oral sequela and secondary mucosal disorders of cancer therapy, which result in improved treatment, compliance, patient comfort and quality of life (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes)
- Summarize the phases of prosthetic rehabilitation of the head and neck cancer patient and recognize key elements of fabricating maxillofacial prostheses (Knowledge)
- Facilitate speech, swallowing, functional rehabilitation and nutritional counseling in head and neck cancer patients, resulting in improved functional outcomes (Knowledge, Competence, Patient Outcomes) and
- Evaluate and treat infectious complications in cancer patients and manage the pain and symptoms, improving patient comfort and quality of life (Knowledge, Competence,Performance, Patient Outcomes)
- Lectures • Questions and Answers Session
- Case Presentations
- Panel Discussions
- Posters Session and Presentations
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 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston - PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, American College of Prosthodontists and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of CME/Conference Management.
Attendance at didactic sessions can earn a maximum of 18 lecture credit hours; in AGD Codes: 150 Nutrition, 158 Tobacco Cessation, 310 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 430 Pediatric Dentistry and 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology.
The formal continuing education programs of this sponsor are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 11/01/2015 to 12/31/2019. The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing contact hours will be provided.
CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 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 health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
On-site registration opens at 7:30 am on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Clark Clinic, Hickey Auditorium, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas. The opening session of the conference will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, May 18, 2017 and the conference will adjourn at 12:35 pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Advanced registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited. Please see the registration form for applicable fees.
The conference registration fee includes the tuition, final program pages, breakfasts, lunches and breaks.
The deadline for advanced registration is Friday, April 28, 2017.
Registration Fee Schedule
Postmarked before April 28, 2017.......................................... $450
Postmarked after April 28, 2017............................................. $500
Postmarked before April 28, 2017.......................................... $350
Postmarked after April 28, 2017............................................. $400
Postmarked before April 28, 2017.......................................... $190
Postmarked after April 28, 2017............................................. $225
MD Anderson Faculty/Staff.................................................... $190
MD Anderson Students/Fellows/Residents......................... $170
CME/Conference Management, Unit 1781
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 301407
Houston, TX 77230-1707
Fax to: 713-794-1724 (Printable Form)
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Check (payable through U.S. Banks only)
- Money Order
- Credit Cards (MasterCard, VISA and American Express)
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 Friday, April 28, 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, email, or at the phone or fax numbers given on the registration form.
- A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel, 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas.
- Early reservation is suggested.
- The hotel phone number is 713-796-0080. The toll free number is 1-800-228-9290.
- When you make reservations be sure to mention the “MD Anderson/Oral Oncology Symposium” to be assured of receiving the special meeting rate of $119.00 single or double occupancy. Please add 17% Texas state and local taxes.
- Room Reservation Website: Book your group rate for MD Anderson /Oral Oncology Symposium
- Reservations and deposits received after Wednesday, May 3, 2017, will be confirmed if space is available and at currently published hotel guest room rates.
- 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 William P. Hobby Airport or George Bush Intercontinental Airport
- SuperShuttle operates a shuttle bus between George Bush Intercontinental Airportand the Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel, for $27 one-way and $53 round-trip.For more information, call 713-523-8888 or toll free at 1-800-258-3826, or online at www.supershuttle.com
- SuperShuttle operates a shuttle bus between William P. Hobby Airport and theHouston Marriott Medical Center Hotel for $23 one-way and $43 round-trip. Formore information, call 713-523-8888 or toll-free at 1-800-258-3826, or online at www.supershuttle.com
Parking is available in Garage 10, which is located on the east side of the Clark Clinic, for $12 per day. There are EasyPay Stations on the first, second and third floors, instead of a cashier. The EasyPay Station is a self-serve payment station and will take cash or credit cards. You feed your ticket into the machine, it tells you how much you owe, you then pay that amount and the machine returns your "paid" ticket. Take the "paid" ticket to the exit gate and feed it into a machine there to raise the gate and exit the garage.
Take the crosswalk on level 3 of Garage 10 into MD Anderson. The first set of elevators on your left (next to the guard station) can be used to access floor 11. As you exit the elevator on floor 11, you will be at the back of the auditorium. Turn to your left to follow the hallway to the registration desk and the front of the auditorium.
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*Parking fees are not reimbursable.
Photographing, audio taping and video taping are prohibited.