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The eMedical Dermatology Review Podcast

April 2008: VOLUME 1, NUMBER 7

Melanoma-Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

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CME/CNE/CPE INFORMATION
     
 Accreditation Statement — back to top  
 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, and the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.
 
 Credit Designations — back to top  
 
Physicians
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
This 0.5 contact hour Educational Activity (Provider Directed/Learner Paced) is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each podcast carries a maximum of 0.5 contact hours.

Pharmacists
This program is approved for 0.5 hour credit (0.05 CEUs) for the podcast and is co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy who is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. A statement of CE credit will be mailed within 4 weeks of successful completion and evaluation of the program. ACPE Program #064-999-07-260L01-P.

Grievance Policy: A participant, sponsor, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.
 
 
 Intended Audience — back to top  
 
This activity has been developed for the Dermatologist, PharmD, Nurses, Dermasurgeon, Dermatopathologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Immunodermatologist, Wound Care Specialist.  
 
 Learning Objectives — back to top  
 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Discuss the basic technical features of sentinel node biopsy and the side effects associated with it
Articulate the use of the sentinel node status for clinical decision making
Describe unanswered questions and ongoing research in the use of sentinel node biopsy for melanoma
 
 
 Internet CME/CNE/CPE Policy — back to top  
 
The Offices of Continuing Education (CE) at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy are committed to protect the privacy of its members and customers. The Johns Hopkins University maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals and the public.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CE Internet based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside The Johns Hopkins University and The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy program. CE collects only the information necessary to provide you with the service you request.
 
 
Faculty Disclosure — back to top  
 
It is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosure will be made in each newsletter.

Bernard A. Cohen, MD has indicated a past and current financial relationship with Novartis, Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma Inc., Medicis and Connetics. He served on the Speaker's Bureau for Novartis, Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma Inc., and Medicis. He has also received grants for studies from Novartis, Pharmaceuticals and Astellas Pharma Inc. and received support for a fellowship program from Connetics.
Susan Matra Rabizadeh, MD, MBA has disclosed no relationships with commercial supporters.
Mark Lebwohl, MD has disclosed that he has received grants for clinical research and educational activities from, has served as an advisor, consultant and speaker to, and has served as an investigator for Abbott, Amgen, Astellas, Centecor, Genentech and Novartis.
Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, CRNP, has disclosed no relationships with commercial supporters.
 
 
 Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses — back to top  
 
The authors have indicated that there will not be references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs, products, or procedures in this presentation.  
 
 Disclaimer Statement — back to top  
 
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy name implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.  
 
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Program Information
CE Info
Accreditation
Credit Designations
Intended Audience
Learning Objectives
Internet CME/CNE Policy
Faculty Disclosure
Disclaimer Statement

Length of Activity
0.5 hours Physicians
0.5 contact hour Nurses
0.5 hours Pharmacists

Expiration Date
April 2, 2010

Next Issue

June 5, 2008
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