Lung Cancer Screening: A Paradigm Shift in Primary Care

Event Date
May 11, 2013

Event Time
9:00AM - 6:15PM

Location
Goldwurm Auditorium
1425 Madison Avenue at 98th street
New York, NY 10029

Requires Registration
Yes

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Description

The purpose of this conference is to present the latest information on CT screening for lung cancer including the component issues of early diagnosis and treatment. Topics will also include a discussion of guidelines surrounding screening as well as practical information and options for starting a screening program. There will be continual focus on multi-disciplinary aspects including management of nodules and treatment of lung cancer. An open forum for questions from the audience which will include physicians and lay people interested in CT screening will also be held.

Brochure

Educational Objectives

  • After completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the principals of a successful lung cancer screening program with a focus on critical performance measures.
  • Describe the development and current state of lung cancer screening so physicians can make appropriate recommendations to patients who are interested in screening.
  • Identify potential issues concerning CT screening in the surgical management of lung cancer.  

Who Should Attend

Primary care physicians: Internal Medicine, Family Practice, General Practitioners, radiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, pulmonologists, epidemiologists, NP & other Allied Health Professionals.

Registration Fees

Complimentary Registration

Meeting Location:

Goldwurm Auditorium
1425 Madison Avenue at 98th street
New York, NY 10029

Directions/Parking/Accommodations

http://www.mountsinai.org/about-us/visiting-us

Parking is available on East 99th Street between Madison and Park Avenues.

Accreditation

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Verification of Attendance

Will be provided to all professionals. 

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course material. 

Special Needs

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations, please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at 212-731-7950. 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be confirmed in writing to The Page and William Post-Graduate School by May 1, 2013.

For Conference Information, Please call the Office of CME a 212-731-7950 or e-mail cme@mssm.edu.