Research to Practice
CME – NCPD/CNE – ACPE – ASRT – CTR
June 22 • 12:00–1:00 PM
Topics in Cancer Pharmacy in North Carolina: Updates for Oral Chemotherapy for 2022
Bianka Patel, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Oral chemotherapy is becoming increasingly common in treatment of various malignancies. Although oral oncolytics are extremely beneficial for patients, they also present unique challenges for patients and providers alike. Implementing oral chemotherapy often requires a multidisciplinary approach. This lecture will discuss several considerations for oral chemotherapy such as prescribing, patient education, adherence, medication access, cost and insurance authorization, monitoring, supportive care, and more. We will walk through a patient case to highlight practical suggestions for successful implementation of oral chemotherapy for patients.
Advanced Practice Provider
June 15 • 4:00–5:00 PM
Laboratory Workup for Transfusion Reactions
Mariama Evans, MD
Join Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank Fellow Mariama Evans, MD for a review of transfusion reactions and their laboratory workup. Specific topics to include the most common transfusion reactions seen in cancer patients and the laboratory techniques utilized, such as Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) and elutions.
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