This course is a comprehensive review of hematology/oncology that focuses on the clinical application of new research developments over the preceding year. Didactic presentations will be case-based. Attendees will leave with up-to-date, practical information which will have immediate clinical application. The most important clinical questions in hematology/oncology will also be addressed in highly interactive sessions. Attendees are encouraged to bring portable devices to view the syllabus on a flash drive. If you are using a device without a flash drive it is strongly encouraged that you download the syllabus from the website prior to the course.
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
• List new practice changing developments in hematology and medical oncology in 2013 - 2014
• Select the appropriate clinical conditions in oncology and hematology where new treatments were developed in 2013 and 2014
• Identify risks and benefits of new treatments approved by the FDA
• Address the most important management issues in hematology/oncology and select the best treatments based on current evidence
Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
This course is intended for practicing hematologists, medical oncologists, scientists, researchers, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists and clinical research associates.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 20.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.
Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
GRANTS AND EXHIBITS
At the time of this printing, a complete listing of commercial supporters (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.
Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.
To register online, visit http://www.mayo.edu/cme/hematology-and-oncology-2014j331. The registration fee includes tuition, comprehensive electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, lunch and break refreshments. Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration form. Please present the confirmation letter when checking in at the meeting registration desk.
If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo School of CPD on or before Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (firstname.lastname@example.org or fax#: 904-956-3096). No refunds will be made after Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.
Mayo School of CPD reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo School of CPD must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo School of CPD will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
LODGING AND TRAVEL
The Ritz-Carlton is offering coastal view hotel rooms for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $229 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of July 16, 2014, whichever comes first. The resort has extended the group rate three days before the meeting and three days after the meeting based on availability. Check-in time is after 4:00 PM and checkout time is before noon. Contact reservations at 866-763-2960 (toll-free) and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews course or reserve online at http://tinyurl.com/HemRitz2014 Guests receive complimentary in-room internet service.
Rooms are limited so we encourage early booking. All parking at the resort is provided by valet service. Overnight parking at the resort is $14 per night. Day guest parking is complimentary. Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 35 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island.
Lodging and travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.