This self-assessment course is designed to help individuals from a multidisclinary team in oncology assess knowledge related to disparities in cancer care. It is PART ONE of a THREE PART series on “Disparities in Cancer Care”. Part Two is entitled "Disparities in Cancer Care: Take Action!" and Part Three is "Cultural Competence for Oncology Practice" located online at ASCO University.
In this activity, you will have to pass the self-assessment, correct answers with rationales can be found in the provided references. To access the activity you will need to set-up a free American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) username and password. Click the following button to be directed to the ASCO site.
After participating in this activity, the pharmacist will be able to:
- Identify key barriers to cancer care among different racial, cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
- Apply knowledge of disparities in oncology to the care of disparate patient populations.
- Demonstrate methods to overcome communication gaps between cancer care givers and patients.
Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 1
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 2.5 contact hour of CPE credit (0.25 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-9999-16-203-H04-P.
Initial release date: December 12, 2016
Expiration date: December 12, 2019 - NO CREDIT GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE.
"Disparities in Cancer Care: Do You Know…?" is a continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and co-sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association.
This activity was supported by ASCO University and an Educational grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation. No funds or in-kind contributions from commercial entities were used for support.
Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD, MEd
Professor of Community, Environment and Policy
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Thomas Lad, MD
Chairman, Hematology/Oncology Division
John Stroger Hospital
Julie Wolfson, MD, MSHS
Assistant Professor, Divison of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
S. Yousef Zafar, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Yvonne Collins, MD, FACOG
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Oak Lawn, IL
Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Oregon Health and Science University
Howard Kaufman, MD, FACS
Associate Director for Clinical Science Surgical Oncologist
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Lynn Weber, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hematology/ Oncology and PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Director
Hennepin County Medical Center
Yousef Zafar, MD, MHS, Employment: Novartis (Immediate Family Member); Stock and Other Ownership Interests: Novartis (Immediate Family Member); Consulting or Advisory Role: Genentech, Vivor, Family Reach Foundation, AIM Specialty Health
Howard Kaufman, MD, FACS, Employment: Compass Therapeutics; Leadership: Compass Therapeutics; Honoraria: Amgen, EMD Serono, Merck, Paometheus, Sanofi Pasteur, Celldex; Consulting or Advisory Role: Amgen, Merck, Merck Serono, Peometheus, Celldex; Speaker's Bureau: Merck
All other faculty declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria.
ASCO’s and APhA’s education staff declares no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For complete APhA staff disclosures, please see the Education and Accreditation Information section at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.
There is no fee associated with this activity.
Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity. Please visit our website to view the System Requirements to have a positive learning experience.
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|ACPE# 0202-9999-16-203-H04-P||0.25 CEUs||December 12, 2016 - December 12, 2019|