CPHON Review March 2021
March 8, 2021 to March 9, 2021
Nurses administering Chemotherapeutic agents.
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
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
- 15.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 15.00 Attendance