Cancer Care Conference

Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting two Cancer Care Programs each year: once in the fall, usually in October/November and another program in the spring, usually in March/April. The following program will be offered this spring:  

Spring 2016 Program

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prostate Cancer Detection and Beyond - Free Program

Wednesday, April 6, 2016; 6-8:30 p.m. ● Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theatre, Rockville Centre campus

Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the program: "A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prostate Cancer Detection and Beyond " on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 6-8:30 p.m.  The conference will be offered at no charge and will be held in the Hays Theatre in the Wilbur Arts Center on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York, 11571.

This program is offered at no charge and is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals, students and the general public.

2 Nursing contact hours will be awarded and CME credit is follows: 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (see below for details) 

Dinner is included. Although the conference and the dinner are offered at no charge, registration is required. Seating is limited and you should pre-register for the conference. Register online by clicking here.

The topics to be discussed and the speakers' background are as follows:

Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer
- Learn about various treatments for metastatic prostate cancer
- Learn about side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer
- Learn about potential complications of metastatic prostate cancer

Speaker Background: Dr. Jahan Aghalar, MD, Medical Oncologist. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a medical oncologist and internist specializing in the care of patients with malignancies originating from the lung and genitourinary tract, specifically prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers. I practice at Memorial Sloan Kettering's regional site in Commack, Long Island. He is proud to be part of a dedicated multidisciplinary team that includes surgeons, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, a social worker, and a nutritionist in providing optimal cancer care to patients who wish to be treated close to home on Long Island.

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer:  Less is more?
Learning Objectives:
- Epidemiology of low risk prostate cancer
- Barriers to active surveillance
- Patient selection for active surveillance

Speaker Background: Dr. Behfar Ehdaie, MD, MPH, Surgeon. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is a surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of urologic malignancies, including prostate cancer and kidney tumors. I have advanced skills in MRI image-guided procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. He has a special interest in actively monitoring prostate cancer patients using state-of-the art imaging technology and in directing organ-sparing approaches for curative therapeutic interventions. He is dedicated to optimizing cure and preserving post-treatment function so patients can enjoy a long and optimal quality of life.  

Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Learning Objectives:
- Learn about different radiation therapy techniques for prostate cancer
- Learn about side effects from radiation therapy

Speaker Background: Dr. James Lee, MD,  Radiation Oncologist Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering's regional care facility in Commack, Long Island. His goal is to deliver state-of- the-art care to cancer patients who wish to be treated close to their homes on Long Island, and he frequently collaborates with colleagues in medical oncology, radiology, and surgery both in Commack and at the Center's main campus in Manhattan to ensure that patients receive optimal care. While he has extensive experience treating prostate and breast cancers, he treats a wide variety of cancers.

Registration:

Although the conference and the dinner are offered at no charge, registration is required. Seating is limited and you should pre-register for the conference.

Register online by clicking here. You may also phone in your registration by calling 516-323-3550. To register in person, by fax or mail, please visit: www.molloy.edu/ce/registration and then follow the directions.

Questions?
If you should have questions regarding the registration process, please contact the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development at: 516.323.3550 or by e-mail at: conted@molloy.edu.

Program Flyer
Click here to download a program flyer

Nursing Contact Hours and CME Credit

Nursing Contact Hours: Molloy College, Continuing Education Department, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 2.0 Contact Hours for the program will be awarded. Participants must remain for the entire program in order to earn a contact hour certificate. Unless noted above, the faculty speaker/planners have no financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer of products or providers being discussed.

CME Credit:
MSKCC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure:
MSKCC relies upon faculty participants in its CME Program to provide educational information that is objective and is as free from bias as possible. In accordance with the nationally accepted guidelines, faculty is asked to indicate any commercial relationship that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Elements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint sponsorship of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Molloy College. MSKCC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the context, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.