Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events in the ED With the Advent of Combination Therapies


Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events in the ED With the Advent of Combination Therapies


Release Date: October 27, 2020 
Last Reviewed: October 18, 2020
Expiration Date: October 27, 2021
Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour

Faculty
Christopher J. Coyne, MD, MPH 

Assistant Clinical Professor
Emergency Medicine
Radiation Medicine and Applied Science
UC San Diego Health 
San Diego, CA

Jayne Viets-Upchurch, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Division of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
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Target Audience
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of emergency medicine (EM) clinicians. It may also benefit other members of the multidisciplinary team caring for patients receiving immuno-oncology agents.

Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Review the fundamentals of immune checkpoint inhibition, including standard-of-care regimens and their MOAs 
  • Apply guideline-recommended approaches to recognizing and treating irAEs associated with immune checkpoint inhibition monotherapies or combination regimens in the ED setting

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Disclosures
In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, faculty and contributors are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with the area of medicine featured in the activity. These relationships are described below.

Christopher J. Coyne, MD, MPH 
Has no financial relationships to disclose

Jayne Viets-Upchurch, MD
Has no financial relationships to disclose

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Independent peer reviewer:
Marwan Fakih, MD has the following relationships to disclose:
Consulting Fees: Amgen Inc; Array Biopharma; Bayer Corporation; Pfizer Inc
Speakers Bureau: Amgen Inc; Guardant 360


Resident reviewer:
Meghan Thomas, has no financial relationships to disclose.



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