2019 Lung Cancer Screening and Care Conference
Collaborating for Excellence
November 14-15, 2019
Washington Marriott Georgetown
Who should attend?
Physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals (including administrators) who work directly in providing the service of lung cancer screening and treatment. This includes peripheral activities such as the provision of referrals to screening, smoking cessation services and follow-up care.
Registration is open! Click here to register today.
* If you are not a Screening Center of Excellence but would like to become one to take advantage of the discounted rates, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before you register.
|Screening Centers of Excellence Member||$200||$250||$350|
|Non-Screening Centers of Excellence Member||$300||$350||$450|
Conference Location and Accommodations
The conference will take place at the Washington Georgetown Marriott, Washington, DC Hotel located at:
Washington Georgetown Marriott
1221 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20037
Room Block closes: October 23, 2019
*If you are a sponsor or exhibitor, at this time we respectfully request that you not use the room block as there are limited rooms available for healthcare professionals attending the event. We will alert sponsors/exhibitors if rooms in the block are still available as of October 17th and we welcome reserving them at that time.
We have secured a special conference rate of $264 a night for a Standard Room – 1 King or 2 Doubles, not including taxes and fees, for conference attendees.
To book your room online, CLICK HERE.
To book over the phone, please call 800-393-3053 and book under the “GO2 Screening Care” hotel block. Please note, online booking is preferred.
Three airports serve the Washington, D.C. area:
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located 5.4 miles from the Marriott Georgetown. Taxi fare is approximately $15 each way. Visit DCA airport website.
- Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 25 miles from the hotel. Taxi fare is approximately $45 each way. Visit IAD airport website.
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located 33 miles from the hotel. Taxi fare is approximately $75 each way. Visit BWI airport website.
*Washington Marriott Georgetown does not provide shuttle service.
The hotel is located 0.4 miles from the Foggy Bottom metro station (Orange, Silver & Blue Lines) and 0.5 miles from the Dupont Circle metro station (Red Line). For Metrorail schedules and fares, please visit WMATA or call 202.962.2033.
The hotel is located 2.9 miles from Union Station. For train schedules and fares, please visit Amtrak or call 800.872.7245.
Valet Parking: $45/day plus tax.
|Thursday, Nov. 14|
|7:00am – 8:00am||Breakfast/Registration|
|8:00am – 8:30am||Welcome and Opening Comments: Bonnie Addario and Laurie Fenton Ambrose, Co-Founders, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer|
|8:30am – 8:45am||Screening Patient Perspective|
|8:45am – 9:30am||Plenary Presentation: Summiting the Mountain of Screening Uptake|
|9:30am – 10:00am||Plenary Presentation: Screening Centers of Excellence Data—A Panorama View of Community-Level Screening Implementation|
|10:00am – 10:30am||Break with Exhibitors|
|10:30am – 12:00pm||Plenary Panel: Coverage and Policy Update—Finding Clear Weather for the Climb|
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Networking Lunch|
|1:00pm – 2:15pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|Session 1: Building Your Program’s Basecamp|
|Session 2: Screening Eligibility: Bridging the Gaps and Chasms|
|2:15pm – 2:30pm||Break|
|2:30pm – 3:45pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|Session 3: Smoking Cessation: Strategies to Lighten the Load|
|Session 4: Advancements in Imaging: Tools to Speed the Summit Push|
|3:45pm – 4:00pm||Break|
|4:00pm – 5:15pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|Session 1: “You Are Here”: Where to Go with Findings|
|Session 2: New Testing and Treatment Directions: The Journey Continues|
|5:15pm – 6:45pm||Networking Reception|
|Friday, Nov. 15||**Friday sessions are not CME/CNE accredited|
|7:00am – 8:00am||Breakfast|
|8:00am – 9:00am||International Panel|
|9:00 – 9:30am||GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer—O2 for your climb!|
|9:30am – 10:40am||Rapid Fire Presentations—Rounds 1 & 2|
|10:40am – 11:10am||Coffee Break/Networking with Exhibitors|
|11:10am – 11:45am||Rapid Fire Presentations—Round 3|
|11:45am – 12:30pm||Plenary Session—National Lung Screening Registry|
|12:30pm – 1:00pm||Box Lunch—Networking/transitioning to discussion groups|
|1:00pm – 2:10pm||Facilitator-Led Concurrent Discussion Groups:
· Coverage and Reimbursement
· Patient Tracking & Management Software
|2:15pm – 2:30pm||Closing|
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Identify at least three ways to improve patient and provider knowledge and awareness about lung cancer screening in a continuum of care.
- Outline at least three approaches to addressing coverage gaps and decreasing barriers for patients eligible for lung cancer screening.
- Create a strategy to effectively manage patients with both screen-detected and incidentally found nodules and appropriately engage multidisciplinary evaluation.
- Identify at least two new advancements in diagnostics and/or treatment that can contribute to improved patient outcomes.
- Identify at least three practical steps that can be taken to improve the participants’ lung cancer screening and care programs.
This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer.
Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer . Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
* This CME/CE activity complies with all requirements of the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act. If a reportable event is associated with this activity, the accredited provider managing the program will provide the appropriate physician data to the Open Payments database.
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity for 8.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Respiratory Care Continuing Education
Application will be made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours (CRCE) for respiratory therapists by Global Education Group on behalf of Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer. Requested maximum 8.0 credit hours.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Elizabeth Spangler prior to the live event at ESpangler@go2foundation.org.
Global Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or email@example.com.