Pancreatic SBRT: Challenges faced by Therapists and Nursing

May 19, 2021

Pancreatic SBRT: Challenges faced by Therapists and Nursing

This lecture will focus on many challenges the therapists and nursing team face when treating pancreatic cancer patients with SBRT including set-up, immobilization, diet, pain control and fiducial migration. It will discuss ways to overcome such challenges to allow for a successful SBRT treatment of this complex patient population.

 

Target Audience

Nurses caring for patients with pancreatic cancer patients recieving SBRT

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the role of SBRT in pancreatic cancer 

2. Discuss obstacles that can occur when treating a pancreatic cancer patient 

3. Describe techniques that will help patients undergo successful SBRT treatment

 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Course opens: 
04/16/2021
Course expires: 
06/04/2021
Event starts: 
05/19/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/19/2021 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

Continuing Education Program

 

Pancreatic Cancer SBRT: Challenges Faced by Therapists and Nurses

 

Emily R. Foust  RTT

and

Susannah G. Ellsworth, M.D.
 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Remote via Microsoft Teams

 

Attendance will be for UPMC staff only

Remote web attendance via Team Meeting

 

Programs coordinated by:

 Becky McClelland (mcclellandr2@upmc.edu) and

Deborah Malush (malushd@upmc.edu)

 

Category A credit for ASRT, MDCB and ANCC also available

 

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 maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

Emily R. Foust  RTT

and

Susannah G. Ellsworth, M.D.

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 maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

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