UPMC Pancreatic Mini Symposium

Johnstown, PA US
January 11, 2023

Target Audience

Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current principles underlying the management of Pancreatic Cancer.
  • Identify the new techniques in Pancreatic Surgery and describe the indications of these newer procedures.
  • Explain the advantages of robotic surgery vs conventional pancreatic surgery.
  • Review common indications for radiotherapy in pancreatic cancer Understand differing RT modalities used for pancreatic treatment Review the radiobiology of hypofractionated RT schemes Understand current evidence base supporting integration of radiotherapy into management of non-metastatic pancreatic cancer.
     

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/29/2022
Course expires: 
06/30/2023
Event starts: 
01/11/2023 - 5:30pm EST
Event ends: 
01/11/2023 - 7:30pm EST

December 7, 2022, 5:30-7:30 PM

“Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery”
Amer H. Zureikat, MD, FACS            
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Surgical Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

"Integrating Radiotherapy into the Multidisciplinary Management of Pancreatic Cancer”                                                                  
Susannah G. Ellsworth, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Radiation Oncology
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

The Balance Restaurant
411 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15905
United States

“Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery”
Amer H. Zureikat, MD, FACS            
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Surgical Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

"Integrating Radiotherapy into the Multidisciplinary Management of Pancreatic Cancer”
Susannah G. Ellsworth, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Radiation Oncology
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 2.0 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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 Attendance
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December 7, 2022, 5:30-7:30 PM
Dinner Buffet Included/RSVP by 11/30, to Melissa Martin @ 412-623-6437
The Balance Restaurant
411 Main Street
Johnstown, PA  15905