Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies Symposium: Navigating the “New Normal"

September 23, 2022

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT VIA ACCELEVENTS


Join clinical leaders from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Transplant & Cell Therapies Annual Symposium: Navigating the “New Normal".

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, social workers, and payors who care for patients with cancer who may be appropriate for cellular therapy treatment. It will feature presentations and panel discussions about the rapidly emerging and evolving cellular therapies, with insight on eligibility, referral guidelines, and post-treatment management.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the referral process and care coordination between the community oncologist and the transplant team, including the pre-transplant workup process.
  2. Identify common and uncommon post-treatment toxicities post-treatment and differentiate between various common, chronic, and advanced infections post-treatment.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of the use of haploidentical transplantation and its practicality.
  4. Review other non-infectious concerns that may present during short-term and long-term recovery from treatment.
  5. Categorize common toxicities during CAR T-cell treatment 6. Discuss latest therapies in research and clinical practice.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.50 Participation
Course opens: 
08/02/2022
Course expires: 
11/30/2022
Event starts: 
09/23/2022 - 9:30am EDT
Event ends: 
09/23/2022 - 2:20pm EDT
Cost:
$25.00
9:30amWelcome & Introduction | Amy Emmert & Kidest Mequanent
9:40BREAK
9:45Referral Process for Transplant and Immune Effector Cell Therapies and How We Coordinate Care with Referring CliniciansCorey Cutler, MD & Caron Jacobson, MD
10:25BREAK
10:35Infectious Disease Management for Transplant and Cell Therapies | Sarah Hammond, MD
11:05BREAK
11:15Supporting Patients On Their Journey to Stem Cell Transplant Cindy Albert; Pamela Kostaras; Caroline Johnson
12:00pm

LUNCH/NETWORKING

Pre-Recorded Sessions:

  • Therapeutic Trends and Options for Myeloma PatientsCliff Mo, MD & Omar Nadeem, MD
  • Navigating Complexities of Transplant Care Coordination: A Nursing Perspective in the Setting of COVID | Amy Joyce, NP
12:45The Research Nursing Perspective: The Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Cell Therapies clinical Trial Patients | Elizabeth Kendricken, BSN, RN, OCN
1:15BREAK
1:25

Panel Discussion: Optimizing Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies to Meet Demand & Update on the 80/20 Project, Shared Care, and a Network Payor Perspective
Panelists: Vincent Ho, MD & Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD
Moderator: Anthony Bonagura, MD

2:00Closing RemarksJulie Porter
2:05pmAdjourn

 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
United States

Course Director

Corey Cutler, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Medical Director, Division of Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Faculty 

Cindy Albert
Director, Donor & Business Services,
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Anthony Bonagura, MD
Senior Medical Director, Optum

Amy Emmert
Executive Director, External Affairs HSCT & Cellular Therapy Service Line,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Sarah Hammond, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Director, Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Vincent Ho, MD
Director, Clinical Operations, Stem Cell Transplantation,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Caron Jacobson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Lymphoma Clinical Investigator,
Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute  

Caroline Johnson
Resource Specialist,
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Amy Joyce, NP
Nurse Practitioner,
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Elizabeth Kendricken, BSN, RN, OCN
Clinical Research Nurse,
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Pamela Kostaras
Manager, Cell Therapies Coordination,
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kidest Mequanent
Senior Program Manager, Cell Therapies and Shared Care,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Clifton Mo, MD
Director, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Omar Nadeem, MD
Clinical Director, Myeloma Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program, ​​​​​​
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School;
Stem Cell Transplant Program,
Medical Director, Cell Manipulation Core Facility (CMCF),
Technical Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute  

Julie Porter
Vice President, Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapies,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

 

 

 

 

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 

Credit Designation Statements

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing
Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 3.5 ANCC Nursing contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.50 Participation

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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