ON-DEMAND: ANTINEOPLASTIC THERAPY AND IMMUNOTHERAPY COURSE

The On-Demand UPMC Antineoplastic Therapy and Immunotherapy 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 22.75 continuing education credits. Notify your manager to contact course director to schedule the learner for the Antineoplastic Therapy and Immunotherapy Course Exam for 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 Lectures, Course Evaluation and Antineoplastic Therapy and Immunotherapy Course Test. 

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Target Audience

Licensed healthcare professionals working in Oncology or with Oncology Patients including Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physican Assistants, and Pharmacists.  

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the expectations related to class content and the participant’s professional responsibilities. 
  • Discuss the roles of Antineoplastic Therapy and Immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer. 
  • Recall the pharmacology of different classes of antineoplastic, immunotherapy, and supportive therapies.
  • Recognize side effects and organ toxicities that patients may experience while receiving antineoplastic, immunotherapy, or supportive therapies.
  • Discuss management strategies for patients receiving antineoplastic, immunotherapy, or supportive therapies, including the prevention and treatment of toxicities and side effects.
  • Describe the safe administration of antineoplastic, immunotherapy, and supportive therapies.
  • Identify interventions to prevent medication 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: 
  • 22.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 22.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 22.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/01/2024
Course expires: 
03/07/2024
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
 
Amanda Agnew, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Emily Mueseler, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Melissa Bastacky, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lynne O’Connor, MSN, RN, OCN
Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Nancy Birus RN, OCN
Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Alyssa Owens, MPAS, PA-C       
Physician Assistant
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Melissa K. Bourdius, MS, CGC
Genetics Counselor, Special Genetic Counsel
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Linda Pfeifer, CRNP, RN                
Nurse Practitioner
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Tom G. Boyer, PA-C
Physician Assistant
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN
Advanced Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Tim Brenner, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Markie Rearick, MSN, RN, BMTCN
Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Shadyside
Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN 
Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Ernest M. Sanchez, Pharm.D.
Lead Pharmacist of Oncology Operations, Department of Pharmacy
UPMC Shadyside Hospital
Shrina Duggal, PharmD, BCOP
Lead Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Trish Seaman, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Nurse Educator, Central PA
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Timothy George, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Jason Steele, PharmD, BCOP
Oncology Clinical Pharmacist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Nicole Kahler, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP
Nurse Practitioner
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Courtney Stetor, MPAS PA-C
Physician Assistant
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Brian Miller, PharmD
Manager, Investigational Drug Services Pharmacy
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclaimer Statement:

The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.

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.
 

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 22.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 22.75 contact hours.

 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

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