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Distance Learning: Teams Managing Cancer Patients – Role of Surgical Oncology in Southwest Georgia

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Presenters: Troy Kimsey, MD, Phoebe Cancer Center, Albany, GA

Southwest Georgia Cancer Coalition
Georgia Cancer Coalition
Southwest Georgia AHEC

Session Description:
Dr. Troy Kimsey, a Surgical Oncologist, is a Distinguished Scholar of the Georgia Cancer Coalition practicing in the Southwest Georgia region. Dr. Kimsey will present the online program focusing on defining the current environment and identifying the systems in place for caring for patients with cancer; defining role of surgical oncologists in the care for patients with cancer; imparting a vision of collaborative & multidisciplinary care of patients with cancer utilizing local, regional, state and national resources.

Session Objectives:
At the end of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define the current environment and identify the systems in place in SW GA for caring for patients with cancer.
  2. Define a surgical oncologist and clarify the surgical oncologists’ role in caring for patients with cancer.
  3. Impart a vision of collaborative, multidisciplinary care of patients with cancer utilizing local, regional, state and national resources.

Continuing Education Information:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) through the joint sponsorship or Tift Regional Medical Center and SOWEGA-AHEC.

Tift Regional Medical Center is accredited by MAG to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Tift Regional Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Physicians Recognition Award Category1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their part in the activity.

Technology Requirements:
Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

* Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
* Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
* Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
* Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
* Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at