Oncology Education Days 3/8/2021

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 8, 2021

This course is for heme-onc nurses.   Heme-onc content is constantly changing, and nurses on the units need current, evidence-based information to properly care for patients.

Target Audience

Nurses working in hematology/oncology.

Learning Objectives

1. Explain the rationale for recent changes to the policies for administration of chemotherapy.

2. Discuss nursing management considerations for 2 drugs used to treat patients with oncology diagnoses.

3. Explain specific use of the nursing process for preventing adverse patient events in the oncology population.

4. Discuss best practices for symptom management in the oncology patient.

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: 
03/05/2021
Course expires: 
03/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/08/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/08/2021 - 12:30pm
UPMC Shadyside Hospital
5232 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

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 (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4 contact hours.

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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