2022 Lung Cancer Symposium

Friday, November 11, 2022
The registration period has closed for this event.

7:45 AM to 12:30 PM



Please noteThis event will be recorded for online use.


Value: $160.00


  • $48 for general registrants
  • $0 for:

* Methodist Health System employees

* NMC students (do not receive CE

* NMC Alumni

* Nebraska Cancer Specialists, Oncology Associates Employees


We welcome all nurses, physicians, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, dosimetrists, radiologic technologists, and other healthcare professionals caring for the lung cancer patient.


The purpose of this program is to discuss best practices related to the lung cancer patient.


Program Objectives:

  • Discuss updates in lung cancer screening
  • Explain the benefits of robotic assisted bronchoscopies
  • Discuss photodynamic therapy and the benefits
  • Identify the use of SBRT in early stage lung cancer
  • Explain important discussion points during end of life care for lung cancer patients


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form



Time Agenda
7:30am Registration
7:45-8:00am Welcome and Announcements
8:00-8:30am Update in Lung Cancer Screening - Dr. David Hilger
8:30-9:00am Radiographic Staging of Lung Cancer - Dr. Richard Kutilek
9:00-9:30am Robot Assisted Bronchoscopy - Dr. Patrick Meyers
9:30-9:45am Break
9:45-10:15am Complex Topics in Immunotherapy - Dr. Mary Wells
10:15-10:45am Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) - Dr. Max Chiu
10:45-11:15am Targeted Therapies - Dr. Timothy Dorius
11:15-11:30am Break
11:30-12:00pm Photodynamic Therapy - Dr. Karin Trujillo
12:00-12:30pm End of Life Discussions for Lung Cancer Patients - Dr. Todd Sauer




All content provided here is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Nothing contained herein establishes or shall be used to establish a standard of care.

Continuing Education

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Nurses: 4.0 contact hours awarded. Midwest Multistate Division Provider Approval #NE1025-1. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Physicians: The Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ASRT: The American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education reference #NED01120006 has approved this program for 4.75 Category A credits.


Dosimetrists: This activity has been approved by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) for 4 total credits if the attendee is present for all sessions. Participants must provide their CMD ID# to the conference organizer.


Medical Assistant: An application has been made to the American Association of Medical Assistants and is pending approval.


Respiratory: This program meets the continuing education criteria for 4.0 clock hours for Nebraska Respiratory Care Practitioners.


Education Credit: 4.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Relevant Financial Relationships with an Ineligible Company: No relevant financial relationships were identified for planners or presenters.


Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114


Also available via webinar.


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Timothy Dorius, MD, Oncologist, Oncology Associates

David Hilger, MD, Radiologist, Nebraska Methodist Health System

Richard Kutilek, MD, Radiologist, Radiologic Center Inc.

Patrick Meyers, MD, Pulmonologist, Nebraska Methodist Health System

Max Chiu, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Methodist Hospital

Todd Sauer, MD, Physician, Palliative Care Associates

Karin Trujillo, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, Methodist Health System

Mary Wells, MD, Oncologist, Nebraska Cancer Specialists

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