Winter 24 Foundations to Practice: Symptom Management of Patients with Cancer

January 17, 2024

Foundations to Practice: Symptom Management of Patients with Cancer

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Remote Attendance

     

    Learning Objectives

    The learner will be able to:

    1. Recall strategies to assess patients for three symptoms of cancer or cancer treatments.
    2. Identify three interventions to treat or manage the side effects of patients with symptoms of cancer or cancer treatments.
    3. Recognize psychosocial needs the patient with cancer may experience.
    4. Explain the use of supportive services to assist patients with symptom management of cancer or cancer treatments.
    5. Demonstrate learning has occurred by receiving at least an 85% on final knowledge assessment.

     

    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: 
    07/01/2023
    Course expires: 
    01/25/2024
    Event starts: 
    01/17/2024 - 8:00am EST
    Event ends: 
    01/17/2024 - 4:00pm EST
    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    United States

    Holly Angelo, DPT, PT

    Physical Therapist

    UPMC Shadyside

    Rebecca Coleman, Psy.D., MSCP

    Psychologist

    Center for Counseling and Cancer Support

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, OCN

    Clinical Education Specialist

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Kelli Fasenmyer, BSN, RN

    Collaborative Practice Nurse,

    The Wellness and Integrative Oncology Program

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Rebecca M. Hoelsken, CRNP, CRM

    Nurse Practitioner

    UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute and

    UPMC Shadyside

    Julia Muller, MSN, CRNP, AOCNP

    Nurse Practitioner

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Lynne O’Connor, MSN, RN, OCN

    Clinical Education Specialist

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Darcy Ploucha, PA-C

    Physician Assistant, Expert

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Linda Polakovsky, RD, LDN

    Nutrition Coordinator

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

    Monica Siegel, MSN, RN, CRNP, AOCNP

    Advanced Practice Provider Supervisor

    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

     

     

    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 7 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 7 contact hours. 

    To receive 7 Contact Hours, the learner must register attendance, attend the entire class day, complete the activity evaluation, and achieve ≥ 85% on the knowledge assessment. Attendance will be tracked throughout class day.

    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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