Winter 25 Foundations to Practice: Oncology Emergencies and Advanced Cancer Care Issues

January 22, 2025

Foundations to Practice: Oncology Emergencies and Advanced Cancer Care Issues
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Remote Attendance

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  1. Recall strategies to assess patients for symptoms of oncologic emergencies.
  2. Recognize the diagnostic workup for oncologic emergencies.
  3. Identify interventions to treat or manage the side effects of patients with oncologic emergencies.
  4. Identify the similarities and differences between palliative care and hospice care.
  5. Demonstrate learning has occurred by receiving at least an 85% on knowledge assessment.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/22/2024
Course expires: 
01/29/2025
Event starts: 
01/22/2025 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
01/22/2025 - 3:00pm EST
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Shrina Duggal, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

Program Manager

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Shannon Joy, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute and

Inpatient Consult Service

UPMC Shadyside

Lynne O’Connor, MSN, RN, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN

Advanced Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jessica Sarno, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP

Nurse Practitioner, Supervisor

Oncology Emergency Room and Medical Oncology

UPMC Shadyside

Apryl Spencer, BSN, RN, OCN

Clinician, Radiation Oncology

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 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.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 Attendance
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