Introduction to Oncology for the Healthcare Provider 11-2-23

November 2, 2023

Introduction to Oncology for the Healthcare Provider
 

Thursday, November 2, 2023
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Remote Attendance

 

     

    Learning Objectives

    The learner will be able to:

    1. Define the pathophysiology of malignant disease and factors that can increase a person’s risk of developing cancer.
    2. Recall proper guidelines surrounding those who are administering or receiving chemotherapy.
    3. Recall the role of different treatment modalities in the management of patients with cancer.
    4. Identify supportive care, symptom management, and psychosocial needs of patients with cancer. 

    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: 
    07/01/2023
    Course expires: 
    12/08/2023
    Event starts: 
    11/02/2023 - 8:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    11/02/2023 - 3:00pm EDT
    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    United States
    • Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, OCN
    • Colleen Johnston, MSW, LCSW
    • Linda Lakdawala, DNP, RN, CPAN
    • Jacqueline Ligorski, CRNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, OCN
    • Lynne O’Connor, MSN, RN, OCN
    • Alyssa Owens, PA-C
    • Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN
    • Tricia Seaman, MSN, RN, CMSRN 

    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.

    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 5.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.5 contact hours.

    To receive 5.5 contact hours or attendance credit, the learner must sign in, attend the entire activity, and complete the activity evaluation.

    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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