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Multiple Myeloma in 2019: Maintenance Therapy & Treatment Side Effect Management

By June 18, 2019No Comments
Multiple Myeloma in 2019: Maintenance Therapy & Treatment Side Effect Management - 430-3

Release Date: 6/7/2019
Expiration Date: 6/6/2020
Physicians – Maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Registered Nurses – 0.6 contact hours (0.3 pharmacotherapy)


Target Audience

The target audience for this activity is U.S.-based hematologists/oncologists, hematology/oncology NPs/PAs, and registered nurses.


Rafael Fonseca, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic – Arizona

Beth Faiman, PhD, APRN-BC, AOCN
Cleveland Clinic

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Consider current evidence when managing older MM patients on maintenance therapy
  • Describe treatment side effect management of older MM patients

Joint Accreditation Statement

Joint Accreditation CME

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Carevive Systems, Inc.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.6 contact hours. Designated for 0.3 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Rafael Fonseca, MD, FACP
Consulting: Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Takeda Oncology, Bayer, Janssen, Abbvie, Pharmacyclics, Merck, Sanofi, Kite, and Juno.
Scientific Advisory Board: Adaptive Biotechnologies
Ownership Interest less than 5%: Adaptive Biotechnology Scientific Advisory Board
Other patent: Mayo Clinic hold the patent in my name with which I receive about 2000 dollars in revenue per year.

Beth Faiman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Consulting Fees: Celgene, Takeda, Janssen, Bristol Myers Squibb, Amgen

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Carevive Systems, Inc. planners and managers have nothing to disclose.


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Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

During the period June 7, 2019 through June 6, 2020, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; and 3) complete the post-survey/evaluation. If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the post-test with a passing score of 75% and the evaluation on On the navigation menu, click on “Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course” and search by course ID 14148. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately.  Click on View Certificate and print the certificate for your records.

Computer System Requirements

Carevive Learn requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome). Certain educational activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of their content.  These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software.  That software may be: Adobe Flash, Apple QuickTime, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, and Real Networks Real One Player. 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.  The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.  The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development.  The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.  Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities 


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Carevive Systems, Inc.
Grant funding provided by Abbvie and Celgene.

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Carevive Activity ID: G-430-3