Spring 23 Foundations to Practice: Oncology Emergencies and Advanced Cancer Care Issues
Foundations to Practice: Oncology Emergencies and Advanced Cancer Care Issues
Monday, March 27, 2023
UPMC Shadyside Herberman Conference Center Room 201AB and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Remote Attendance
The learner will be able to:
- Recall strategies to assess patients for symptoms of oncologic emergencies.
- Recognize the diagnostic workup for oncologic emergencies.
- Identify interventions to treat or manage the side effects of patients with oncologic emergencies.
- Identify the similarities and differences between palliative care and hospice care.
- Demonstrate learning has occurred by receiving at least an 85% on knowledge assessment.
- Clare Boast, PA-C
- Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN
- Shrina Duggal, PharmD, BCOP
- Shannon Joy, MSN, FNP-C
- Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN
- Jessica Sarno, DNP, ACNP-BC, AOCNP
- Apryl Spencer, BSN, RN, OCN
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 6.25 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 6.25 contact hours.
To receive 6.25 Contact Hours, the learner must record attendance, attend the entire activity, complete the activity evaluation, and achieve ≥ 85% on the knowledge assessment. Attendance will be tracked throughout the course day.
- 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
- 6.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 6.25 Attendance