CPHON Review March 2021

March 8, 2021 to March 9, 2021

Target Audience

Nurses administering Chemotherapeutic agents.

Learning Objectives

After attending this event, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of chemotherapy medications
  • Identify interventions required by the RN while caring for hematology/oncology patients
  • Identify drug to drug interactions
  • Identify the most common pediatric malignancies.
  • State characteristics of common solid tumors in children.
  • Identify common symptoms of brain tumors.
  • State characteristics of neuroblastoma tumors in children
  • Verbalize implications for the transition to end of life care.
  • Describe important principles of pharmacokinetics in chemotherapy administration
  • Identify the side effects associated with radiation therapy, as they relate to radiation field and age of child undergoing radiation.
  • Verbalize the impact of research on the survival of children with cancer.
  • Recognize late effects associated with treatment for cancer in childhood.
  • Recognize abnormal laboratory results and associated nursing implications.
  • Describe the differences between autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT), and the potential complications associated with each modality.
  • Develop study methods that are consistent with their adult learning needs
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/08/2021
Course expires: 
03/23/2021
Event starts: 
03/08/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/09/2021 - 3:00pm
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

ANCC

Available Credit

  • 15.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.00 Attendance
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