This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .75 AAPA Category credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 4/18/2022 to 9/30/2022. AAPA reference number: CME-206015.

CME Breakdown
Each podcast is worth .75

S01E01:

 

APAO is pleased to bring our members our first podcast, titled “How to get hired as an Oncology PA”.
In this first podcast, our moderator, Cory Williams, PA-C, talks with Richard Hanson, PA-C, Director of APPs at Utah Cancer Specialists, and Gabrielle Zecha, PA-C, Director of APPs, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/UW Medicine, and discusses all things pertinent to landing a job as an Oncology PA. They cover topics such as where and how to job search, CV and Cover Letter etiquette, the interview process and how to prepare for an interview, getting an offer, and the hiring process. Tune in to this first podcast for great tips and information!

S01E02:

In this podcast, our moderator, Matthew Waggoner, PA-C, chats with Theresa Elko, a PA-C in Adult Bone Marrow Transplant at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Paige McVey, a PA-C at Advent Health Medical Group Blood and Marrow Transplant at Orlando, about CAR-T Cell Therapy. They discuss what CAR-T Cell Therapy is and how it works in the immune system, what disease states CAR-T is currently approved for, the process of CAR-T therapy, the patient selection process, patient and caregiver education, and the clinical benefits of CAR-T Cell Therapy.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the mechanism of action of CAR-T cell therapy and how it works in the immune system;
  • Describe current disease states for which CAR-T therapy is currently approved;
  • Describe the patient selection and referral process for patients to a CAR-T Center; and
  • Discuss the response rate and clinical benefits of CAR-T therapy in the disease states discussed.

S01EP03:

In APAO’s third podcast, Lauren Mayon (Moderator), Lara Salvador, and Whitney Throckmorton, all PAs from MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the presentation, work up/diagnosis/staging, and treatment options for Wilms Tumor.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe presentation and epidemiology of Wilms tumor.
  • Review staging guidelines of Wilms tumor, including local, nodal and metastatic disease.
  • Describe workup and how to diagnose Wilms tumor.
  • Describe surgical options for Wilms tumor.
  • Describe chemotherapy and radiation options for Wilms tumor.
  • Describe overall patient outcomes in Wilms tumor. 

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