Essentials of Safe Administration of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy

January 27, 2021

Essentials of Safe Administration is the final course in The Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Hybrid Course.

Target Audience

Hillman Cancer Center Nurses

Learning Objectives

Objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the safe administration of antineoplastic and supportive therapies.
  • Recognize extravasation and management of the extravasation.
  • Discuss risks that lead to medication errors and strategies to prevent errors.
  • Discuss the management of hypersensitivity reaction.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/19/2021
Course expires: 
02/26/2021
Event starts: 
01/27/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/27/2021 - 1:00pm

This class is a course in the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Hybrid Course. Completion is required as part of the requirements for the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Hybrid Course. 

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
PA
United States

Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Gloria Gotaskie, MSN, RN, 
Becky McClelland, MSN-Ed, RN, OCN
Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN

 

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.

To receive 4.0 Contact Hours the learner must sign in and attend the entire activity and complete the activity evaluation.

Available Credit

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