Foundations to Practice: Hematological Malignancies 10-6-20

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 6, 2020

This course provides an overview of specific hematological malignancies, including leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Presentations include information on staging, treatment options, and nursing care issues.

Target Audience

This course addresses the needs of registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other members of the healthcare team who care for oncology patients in the acute care, outpatient, extended care, rehabilitation, and home care settings. Nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in cancer care, or those who wish to expand their knowledge of cancer care, are also welcome to attend.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain resources available from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
  • Identify risk factors that may lead to the development of hematologic malignancies.
  • Explain the diagnostic work up for hematologic malignancies.
  • Explain the treatment of hematologic malignancies.
  • Recognize indications for the use of blood products in patients with cancer.
  • Demonstrate learning has occurred by receiving at least an 85% on final quiz.

 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/31/2020
Course expires: 
10/13/2020
Event starts: 
10/06/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/06/2020 - 4:00pm

This course provides an overview of specific hematological malignancies, including leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Presentations include information on staging, treatment options, and nursing care issues.

UPMC Shadyside West Wing Auditorium
5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

Angela Austin

Joan Latsko, DNP, CRNP-BC, AOCNP

Christi McKeown, CRNP

Lirong Qu, MD, PhD

Cheryl Tompkins, RN, MSN, CRNP

Tina Waters, PA-C

Available Credit

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