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Multiple Myeloma Therapy: Optimizing Care for African American Patients

  • Authors: Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, FAAN
  • CE Released: 2/7/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 2/7/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematology/oncology nurses and nurse practitioners (NPs).

The goal of this activity is to improve community-based nurses' knowledge about treatments for multiple myeloma (MM) and disparities in treatment between African American patients and patients of other races/ethnicities.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Updates to the MM treatment paradigm
    • Real-world evidence of disparities in health care for African American patients with MM
    • Effect of disparities in care on outcomes for African American patients with MM
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Identify disparities in health care for their African American patients with MM


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  • Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, FAAN

    Nurse Practitioner
    Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
    Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
    Cleveland, Ohio


    Disclosure: Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, FAAN, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Other: Advisor or Consultant for: GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen; Karyopharm; Sanofi


  • Megan Whitney, DMD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC  


    Disclosure: Megan Whitney, DMD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.  

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC 


    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships. 

Peer Reviewer

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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Multiple Myeloma Therapy: Optimizing Care for African American Patients

Authors: Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, FAANFaculty and Disclosures

CE Released: 2/7/2022

Valid for credit through: 2/7/2023, 11:59 PM EST


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