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Continuing Medical Education

Continuing medical education

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is proud to share the expertise of our physicians through a series of free CME opportunities, both on-demand and live.

Driven by the goal of improving patient care, our CME program is dedicated to providing a robust, well-rounded portfolio of CME activities that contribute to the greater good of our clinical communities.

Women’s Health Series
 
 

ON-DEMAND

 

MULTI-PART SERIES

This complimentary educational series features a panel of experts providing valuable insights into the management of various types gynecologic and breast health issues. This multi-part series is divided into five separate one-hour modules, available on-demand at your convenience.

  • Describe Human Papillomavirus, its impact, its progression to cancer, and vaccine guidelines
  • Discuss management of abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Explain the role of genetics in gynecologic cancers
  • Discuss management of ovarian cysts
  • Discuss breast mass management
  • Review updates in Breast Cancer Treatments and Therapies
Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: An Oncologist’s Perspective
 
 

ON-DEMAND

This complementary education program is designed to improve the knowledge base of physicians and other clinicians taking care of women of all ages with abnormal vaginal bleeding. The program reviews common causes of bleeding in different patient populations and clinical scenarios, appropriate work-up strategies and management options.

  • Properly identify abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Work up common causes of bleeding from the uterus, cervix, or vagina in different patient age groups
  • Identify risk factors for cancer of the gynecologic tract as a cause of bleeding
  • Diagnose a serious condition leading to abnormal bleeding
  • Review basic principles of management and referral strategies
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1-HOUR

Breast Cancer: Screening, Imaging, Diagnosis, and Risk
 
 

ON-DEMAND

This complimentary education program is designed to improve the knowledge base of physicians and clinicians about Breast Cancer, its risk factors and its progression to cancer, screening guidelines and the process for obtaining a diagnosis.

  • Review the epidemiology of breast cancer
  • Discuss the benefits of breast cancer screening
  • Review screening guidelines
  • Review the imaging methods used in breast disease
  • Discuss the process for how a breast cancer diagnosis is obtained
  • Discuss risk factors associated with breast cancer, as well as risk reduction strategies
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1-HOUR

Genetic Counseling and Testing: Gynecologic and Breast Cancers
 
 

ON-DEMAND

This complimentary education program is designed to improve the knowledge base of physicians and clinicians about the genetic basis of hereditary cancers, the identification of patients at risk for hereditary cancers, cancer risks and medical management guidelines for selected hereditary cancer syndromes and germline genetic testing.

  • Comment on the genetic basis of hereditary cancers
  • Identify patients at risk for hereditary gynecologic and breast cancers
  • Discuss the primary cancers associated with and medical management guidelines for Lynch and Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer Syndromes
  • Review genetic testing, including potential test results, implications for patients and their relatives, and the importance of pre-test informed consent
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1-HOUR

Human Papillomavirus and its Impact
 
 

ON-DEMAND

This complimentary education program is designed to improve the knowledge base of physicians and clinicians about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), its risk factors and its progression to cancer, as well as screening guidelines and the impact of the HPV vaccine.

  • Explain the HPV virus and its microbiology
  • Discuss infection at micro level and progression to cancer
  • Identify risk factors and explain detection and epidemiology
  • Discuss gynecologic tract as well as oral tract
  • Explain HPV vaccine impact and administration
  • Review associated screening guidelines
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1-HOUR

Introduction to Head and Neck Cancer
 
 

ON-DEMAND

This complimentary educational program will provide basic insights into the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer.

  • Identify patients at high risk of head and neck cancer
  • Identify common signs and symptoms of head and neck cancer
  • Discuss the management of head and neck cancer patients
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1-HOUR

Advances and Innovations in Interventional Gastroenterology and Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Care
 
 

ON-DEMAND

 

MULTI-PART SERIES

This program is designed to improve the knowledge base of the oncology multidisciplinary team about the expanding role and procedures of interventional endoscopy in cancer care with focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. A panel of expert speakers will provide updates on guidelines in GI cancer screening, diagnosis, staging and palliation with special emphasis on the cancer population.

  • Recognize updates on the expanding role of the interventional gastroenterologist in the care of gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Review updates on the recently introduced technology and procedures in interventional gastroenterology
  • Identify the indications and expected outcomes of commonly performed therapeutic endoscopic procedures in cancer patients
  • Review literature updates on the recent major publications in interventional endoscopy and cancer care
Coming soon
 

1-HOUR

More courses to explore

In addition to leading CME programs offered through CTCA, our clinicians actively participate in academic and medical association CME programs.



Incidentalomas of the Lung – Now What?
 
 

ON-DEMAND

With an increase in lung CT scans being performed due to COVID-19 infections, many physicians have been discovering lesions in the lungs unexpectedly. Peter Baik, DO, will discuss a physician’s best course of action when dealing with unexpected lung nodules.

  • Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on management of lung nodules
  • Discuss the types of incidentalomas
  • Discuss the initial management of incidentalomas of the lung
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1-HOUR

Staging of Lung Cancer: We Must Do Better
 
 

ON-DEMAND

Lung cancer is still the highest cause of cancer-deaths in the United States. To optimally treat lung cancer, and to increase survival, accurate staging is needed.

  • Discuss the methods for staging of lung cancer
  • Discuss the importance of accurate staging
  • Discuss how staging affects treatment
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1-HOUR