Oncology Education Days 6/14/23 AM and PM
Oncology nursing is a rapidly growing field, and nurses working in this field need at least annual updates in order to properly and safely care for their patients.
As a result of participating in this activity the learner will be able to:
- explain the rationale for recent changes to the policies for administration of chemotherapy
- discuss nursing management considerations for 2 drugs used to treat patients with oncology diagnoses.
- explain specific use of the nursing process for managing adverse patient events and symptom management in the oncology population.
- discuss best practices for symptom management in the oncology patient.
- describe the chemotherapy order verification process and describe how to correctly administer intravenous chemotherapy
- discuss best practices in central line care and infection prevention related to the oncology patient.
Wendy Lucas, MSN, RN, BMTCN
Markie Rearick, MSN, RN, BMTCN
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 4 contact hours.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation