Foundations to Practice: Overview of Solid Tumors 1-12-21

Pittsburgh, PA US
January 12, 2021

A component of the 5-course series. This 8-hour session provides an overview of primary solid tumors - prevention, early detection, treatment . (Recommended as prerequisite for Chemotherapy Course)

Target Audience

This course addresses the needs of registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, 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 should be able to:

  • Explain resources that are available from the American Cancer Society.
  • Identify risk factors that may lead to the development of solid tumors.
  • Recall screening guidelines for solid tumors.
  • Explain the diagnostic work up for solid tumors.
  • Recognize treatment options and supportive care measures to utilize for patients who have solid tumors.
  • Demonstrate learning has occurred by receiving at least an 85% on final quiz.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 7.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/31/2020
Course expires: 
01/19/2021
Event starts: 
01/12/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/12/2021 - 4:30pm

A component of the 5-course series. This 8-hour session provides an overview of primary solid tumors - prevention, early detection, treatment . (Recommended as prerequisite for Chemotherapy Course)

UPMC Shadyside Herberman Conference Center Auditorium ABC
5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States
  • Thomas Boyer, PA-C
  • Katherine D’Antonio, PhD, PA-C
  • Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN
  • Kelly Francis, PA-C
  • Daniel Goldstein, MSN, RN, CCRP
  • Kacie Jankoski, BA
  • Stephanie Kaiser, CRNP, AOCNP
  • Connie Kinney, RN, BSN, OCN
  • Rebecca Lewis, CRNP
  • Jennifer Mabold, MSN, CRNP-BC
  • Becky McClelland, MSN-Ed, RN, OCN
  • Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN
  • Joanne Redondo, MSN CRNP, CCRN, CPAN
  • Melissa Wilson, PA-C, MPAS

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.

Available Credit

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