2022 - Survivorship After Cancer of The Head and Neck: A Multidisciplinary Symposium

Pitttsburgh, PA US
August 1, 2022 to August 2, 2022

The purpose of this symposium is to provide fundamental information necessary for a comprehensive approach to survivorship care of head and neck cancer patients.  This symposium is intended to improve healthcare providers’ ability to provide high-quality survivorship care to the growing population of head and neck cancer survivors.

Target Audience

Professional providers, cancer survivors, primary care physicians, nurses, residents, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dentists, and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:
1.    Recognize the components of high-quality head and neck cancer survivorship care.
2.    Identify prevailing late and long-term effects head and neck cancer survivors’ experience.
3.    Describe strategies and interventions to address the complex needs of head and neck
     cancer survivors.
4.    Recognize new systemic therapies for head and neck cancer and potential side effects.


Following Day 1 of this event participants will be able to:
1.)    Define the components of high-quality head and neck cancer survivorship care.
2.)    Identify prevailing late and long-term effects in head and neck cancer survivors’ experience.
3.)    Recognize new systemic therapies for head and neck cancer and potential side effects.
4.)    Discuss the psychological impact that head and neck cancer and its treatment-related effects have on survivors

Following Day 2 of this event participants will be able to:
1.)     Describe strategies and interventions to address the complex needs of head and neck cancer survivors.
2.)    Discuss the prevalence of dysphagia after treatment for head and neck cancer survivors.
3.)    Explain innovative treatments for head and neck cancer survivors with dysphagia.
4.)    Identify key strategies to maintain good oral hygiene during phases of treatment and survivorship

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 10.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 10.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/02/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
08/01/2022 - 4:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
08/02/2022 - 5:30pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

SCHEDULE

Day 1 of 2:  Monday, August 1, 2022
Location:  UPMC Herberman Conference Center
7:00 – 8:00 am    Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:05 am    Welcome
        Jonas Johnson, MD

Moderator:    Jonas Johnson, MD
8:05 – 8:30 am    The Current Landscape of Cancer Survivorship
        Catherine Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN

8:30 – 9:15 am    Survivorship Programs in a Health Care System:  How Do You Do It?
        Jonathan Irish, MD, MSc , FRCSC

9:15 – 9:45 am    VAB Experience in Survivorship
        Susan McCammon, MD

9:45 – 10:30 am    Panel on Established Survivorship Programs
        Moderator:  Jonathan Irish, MD, MSc , FRCSC
        Panelist:  Rosemary Martino, MA, MSc, PhD; Susan McCammon, MD; Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN

10:30 – 10:45 am  Break, Visit with Exhibitors

10:45 – 11:15 am  Expanding the Horizons of Minimally Invasive Surgery
          Uma Duvvuri, MD, PhD

11:15 – 12:00 pm  The Dynamic Role of Dental Medicine in Head and Neck Cancer Treatment and Recovery
          Joel Epstein, DMD

12:00 – 1:00 pm      Lunch, Visit with Exhibitors

Moderator:    Seungwon Kim, MD
1:00 – 1:30 pm    Aesthetic Considerations in Head & Neck Cancer Reconstruction 
        Mark Kubik, MD

1:30 – 2:00 pm    Advances in Systemic Therapies: Implications for Survivorship
        Dan Zandberg, MD

2:00 – 2:30 pm    Panel Discussion:  Advancement of Treatment Options  
        Moderator:  Seungwon Kim, MD  
        Panelists:    David Clump, MD, PhD; Uma Duvvuri, MD, PhD; Mark Kubik, MD; Dan Zandberg, MD 

2:30 – 2:45 pm    Break, Visit with Exhibitors

Moderator:      Mark Kubik, MD    
2:45– 3:15 pm    Advances in Radiotherapies: Therapeutic Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer
        David Clump, MD, PhD

3:15 – 3:45 pm    Psychosocial Care of Cancer Patients
        Angela Dean

3:45– 4:15 pm    Support of Caregiver
        Jennifer Steel, PhD

4:15– 4:45 pm    How Lifestyle and Integrative Medicine Can Improve Survivorship
        Rupa Mahadavav, MD

4:45 – 5:00 pm    Patient Experience

5:00 pm        Adjournment Day 1 of 2
 

Day 2 of 2:  Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Location:  UPMC Herberman Conference Center

7:00 – 8:00 am    Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:05 am    Welcome
        Jonas Johnson, MD

Moderator:    Tamara Wincko, MS, CCC-SLP
8:05 – 9:00 am    Care of the Dysphagic Head and Neck Patient: Patient Reports and Instrumental Testing
        Rosemary Martino, MA, MSc, PhD

9:00 – 9:20 am    Survivorship after Head and Neck Cancer
        Jacklyn Berry, PT, DPT, CLT
    
9:20 – 9:40 am    Holding the Line on Weight Loss
        Alyssa Weinfurther, MS, RD, CSO, LDN

9:40 – 10:10 am    Panel Discussion:  Management of the Symptoms and Treatment-related Effects After Therapy 
        Moderator:  Jonas Johnson, MD
        Panelists:  Jacklyn Berry, PT, DPT, CLT; Karen Kost, MD; Rosemary Martino, MA, MSc, PhD; Elizabeth Pawlowicz, DMD; Alyssa Weinfurther, MS, RD, CSO, LDN
                    
10:10 – 10:25 am Break, Visit with Exhibitors

Moderator: Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN

10:25 – 10:40 am  Flourishing:  A Novel Metric
          Alexandria Harris, MS, MD

10:40 -- 11:10 am A Year in Review
          Marci Lee Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN

11:10 – 11:25 am  Looking to the Future
          Jonas Johnson, MD

11:25 am    Adjournment Day 2 of 2

UPMC Herberman Conference Center
5150 Centre Ave
Pitttsburgh, PA 15232
United States

Course Directors

Audrey Hayward, PA-C*
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Jonas Johnson, MD***
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN**
Assistant Professor
Department of Acute and Tertiary Care School of Nursing
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Guest Faculty
Catherine Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN**
Professor
Department of Nursing and Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Angela Dean, PsyD
CEO & Clinical Director
Dean Psychological & Well-Being Associates
Wexford, PA

Joel Epstein, DMD, MSD
Professor
Cedars Sinai; City of Hope
Los Angeles, CA

Jonathan Irish, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto/Ontario Health-Cancer Care Ontario
Toronto, ON, Canada

Karen Kost, MD
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Que, Canada

Rupa Mahadevan, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Oncology
Ochsner LSU Health
Shreveport, LA

Rosemary Martino, MA, MSc, PhD
Professor
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Susan McCammon, MD
John W. Poynor Endowed Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Heersink School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Local Faculty
Jacklyn Berry, PT, DPT, CLT*
Physical Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Women’s Rehabilitation & Men’s Health Program
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services

David Clump, MD, PhD*
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Uma Duvvuri, MD, PhD*
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Alexandria Harris, MS, MD*
Research Physician
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Seungwon Kim, MD*
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Mark Kubik, MD*
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Jennifer Steel, PhD***
Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Alyssa Weinfurther, MS, RD, CSO, LDN*
Lead Dietitian
Department of Food and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Tamara Wincko, MS, CCC-SLP*
Director of Speech-Language Pathology, Dept. of Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dan Zandberg, MD***
Associate Professor
Department of Hematology/Oncology
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Faculty Disclosure
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated.

Joel Epstein, MD
Rakuten Medical – Grant/Research Support
Galera Inc. – Consultant (Advisory Board)

Karen Kost, MD
Pentax Medical – Grant/Research Support
Pentax Medical – Consultant
Pentax Medical – CE Speakers’ Bureau (honoraria)

Mark Kubik, MD
Johnson & Johnson – Grant/Research Support

Jennifer Steel, PhD
National Cancer Institute – Grant/Research Support
National Institute on Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Diseases – Grant/Research Support
National Institute of Health – Consultant
Community Liver Alliance - Consultant
Hong Kong Research Council – Consultant

Dan Zandberg, MD
Blueprint Medicines – Consultant (Advisory Board)
Prelude Therapeutics – Consultant (Advisory Board)
Macrogenics - Consultant
Macrogenics – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Merck – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Bristol Myers Squibb - Grant/ Research Support (PI)
AstraZeneca – Grant/Research Support (PI)
GlaxoSmithKline – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Aduro – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Astellas – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Lilly – Grant/Research Support (PI)
BICARA – Grant/Research Support
Checkmate Pharma – Grant/Research Support (PI)
Novasenta – Grant/Research Support (PI)

No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 10.25 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 10.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

ASHA CEUs
This event is offered for:
Day 1 0.7 CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
Day 2 0.3 CEU (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
Participants must participate in both days to earn 1.05 ASHA CEUs

Available Credit

  • 10.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 10.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 10.25 Attendance

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

We gratefully acknowledge support from the following to support this activity:

Exhibitors
Bayer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
CranioRehab
Merck
Sanofi  

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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•    Registration Fee is $85 Physicians, Nurses, and all other healthcare professionals.
•    CENTS Members fee:  * Fee Waived / $85
•    CENTS Members can apply for a fee waiver by contacting Jackie Lynch at 412-647-2130 or via email at lynchjj@upmc.edu.
•    Residents, Fellows, International Visiting Scholars, and Medical Students: * Fee Waived / $85
•    Residents, Fellows, International Visiting Scholars, and Medical Students can apply for a fee waiver by contacting Jackie Lynch at 412-647-2130 or via email at lynchjj@upmc.edu.

Registration fee includes:
•    Continuing education credit
•    Registration and course materials 
•    Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch
•    For additional information, contact the Conference Manager, Jackie Lynch, at 412-647-2130 or via email at lynchjj@upmc.edu

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing Jackie Lynch at lynchjj@upmc.edu.

All cancellations must be in writing and sent to us via e-mail to lynchjj@upmc.edu.  Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before June 23, 2022, will be completely refunded. From June 24-July 10, 2022, a $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed.  No refunds will be made after July 10, 2022.  “No shows” are not eligible for refunds.