Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.0 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc.

Oncology Briefings™: Update for Nurses on Novel Treatment and Management Approaches in Melanoma

Release Date: October 15, 2021
Expiration Date: October 15, 2022

Activity Overview

This online activity is designed to provide a concise and focused overview of cutaneous melanoma management with a focus on the role of nursing health care professionals. It includes information on the available targeted and immunotherapy regimens for treatment, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guideline-based use of those regimens, and treatment-related adverse event management. The engaging, multimedia format of this program includes audio commentary from an expert thought leader integrated with text-based elements.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward advanced practitioners, nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in the multidisciplinary treatment and management of melanoma.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Assess evidence-based approaches and recent data on the role of novel targeted and immunotherapeutic agents for melanoma management
  • Evaluate current and emerging treatment recommendations in the management of melanoma across the disease continuum
  • Discuss strategies to counsel for, monitor and mitigate potential treatment-associated adverse events for patients with melanoma

Faculty, Staff, and Plannrs’ Disclosures

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities


Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UCLA Melanoma Program
Los Angeles, CA

Disclosures: Grace Cherry has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

PER® mitigated all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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