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    • 06 Jun 2018
    • 06 Sep 2018

    Immunotherapy and Management of Immune-Related Adverse Effects: A Focus on the Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    Authors: Mallory Crain, PharmD: PGY-2 Oncology Resident Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Sara K. Butler, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP: Barnes-Jewish Hospital

    Program Number: 2018-04-10
    Approval Dates: 6/6/18 - 9/6/18
    Approved Contact Hours: One (1) CE(s) per LIVE session.

    Objectives
    Understand the general mechanism of immune checkpoint inhibitors and specific mechanisms of action for the individual agents.

    1. Identify immune checkpoint inhibitor agents, mechanism of action, FDA-approved indications, and dosing.
    2. Recognize common immune-related adverse effects and factors that increase patient’s risk of developing immune-related adverse effects.
    3. Identify management strategies for common immune-related adverse effects including cutaneous, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and pulmonary toxicities.
    4. Recommend monitoring and supportive care measures for medications initiated to manage immune-related adverse effects.


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    • 06 Jun 2018
    • 06 Sep 2018

    The changes in sepsis guidelines: How do they shape our current practice?

    Authors: Paige Hagen, PharmD: PGY-1 Resident SSM Health St. Clare Hospital and Christopher K. Carter, PharmD, BCCCP: SSM Health St. Clare Hospital

    Program Number: 2018-04-09
    Approval Dates: 6/6/18 - 9/6/18
    Approved Contact Hours: One (1) CE(s) per LIVE session.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize where early goal directed therapy came from and when it was incorporated into the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines.
    2. Identify the trio of trials that largely impacted the 6-hour resuscitation bundle from the 2012 to 2016 guidelines.
    3. Apply the findings from the trio of trials to current medical practice.

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    • 06 Sep 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 09 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Hilton Branson Convention Center, 200 East Main Street, Branson, Missouri


    September 6-9, 2018

    Hilton Branson Convention Center, 200 East Main Street, Branson, Missouri

    Go to the MPA Annual Conference & Tradeshow Website for more information

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    • 7:15 AM
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    • 4:30 PM
    • The Gateway Center
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