On-Demand UPMC Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course

The On-Demand UPMC Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course contains the elements of the live four day activity but allows the participant to access the learning on their own schedule.  Those enrolled in the course are required to complete all video modules containing lectures from the four-day course.  Once all videos have been viewed, complete the evaluation to receive 21.5 continuing education credits. Notify manager to contact course director to schedule the learner course exam for Chemotherapy and Biotherapy on-Demand course. Upon passing the test,  with a score of 80% or greater the learner will receive certificate of completion for the activity.

The course components include: Video lecture, course evaluation and chemotherapy and biotherapy course test.

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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the expectations related to class content and the participant’s professional responsibilities 
  • Discuss the roles of chemotherapy and biotherapy in the treatment of cancer 
  • Recall the pharmacology of different classes of antineoplastic or supportive therapies
  • Recognize side effects and organ toxicities that patients may experience while receiving antineoplastic or supportive therapies
  • Discuss management strategies for patients receiving antineoplastic or supportive therapies, including the prevention and treatment of toxicities and side effects
  • Describe the safe administration of antineoplastic and supportive therapies
  • Identify interventions to prevent chemotherapy errors 
  • Develop a patient care management plan for a patient receiving antineoplastic therapies
  • Identify three resources for oncology healthcare providers to utilize
  • Demonstrate that learning has occurred by achieving at least an 80% on the final exam
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 22.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 22.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 22.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/09/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
PA
United States

Virtual course

Amanda Agnew, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Melissa Bastacky, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Thomas G. Boyer, PA-C

Physician Assistant

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Timothy Brenner, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jaime Kriner, PA-C

Physician Assistant

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Shrina Duggal, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Timothy George, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Gloria Gotaskie, MSN, RN

Advanced Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jamilyn Kennell, MSN, RN, OCN

Advanced Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Shadyside

Paul Huffman, PharmD            

Oncology Pharmacist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Gerard P. Mascara, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

UPMC Shadyside

Becky McClelland, MSN-Ed, RN, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brian Miller, PharmD

Manager, Investigational Drug Service Pharmacy

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Peggy Nikolajski, MSN, CRNP, AOCNP

Nurse Practitioner

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center,

St. Margaret

 

Alyssa Owens, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Hannah Peterson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN

Advanced Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jason Steele, PharmD, BCOP

Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Courtney Stetor, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, St Clair

 

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

22.25 contact hours

 

Available Credit

  • 22.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 22.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 22.25 Attendance
 
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