Rasco Symposium
Registration is open for the 2019 Charles William Rasco, III Symposium on Colorectal Cancer and GI Malignancies. Physicians, nurses, researchers, pharmacists, social workers and other health care professionals are invited to attend.  This professional symposium will review diagnostic and treatment options for various GI malignancies. Presentations will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach for optimal disease management.

Friday, March 8, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sam Walton Auditorium
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas
Agenda

Needs Statement:  The Rasco Symposium target audience includes oncology specialists and primary care physicians, nurses, researchers, pharmacists, social workers. The symposium content focuses on providing immediately clinically relevant content that participants may not be aware of or may have missed for various reasons. In many cases, gaps are caused by lack of dissemination of up-to-date information. Rasco serves as a resource for these participants to ensure that their knowledge and clinical practice are up to date.

Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 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.

AMA Designation Statement: The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ACPE Designation Statement: These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 6.25 contact hours or 0.62 CEU.  CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

ANCC Designation Statement: The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.