Cancer Related Pain Management from a Palliative Care Perspective

Webinar Information

Webinar Description

Cindy Kelly, FNP-BC, ACHPN, and Vineeta Rao, PharmD, BCPS, review opioid and nonopioid treatment options for cancer-related pain. Their presentation addresses patients with cancer and substance use disorder and also cancer patients that are in remission, but who still present with persistent pain.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify analgesics commonly used in cancer related pain along with their mechanism of action, dosing and side effects.
  • Discuss opioid prescribing for patients at elevated risk of misuse.
  • List nonpharmacological measures that can decrease pain.

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
01/24/2025
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The Cancer Treatment in North Carolina: Patient Centered Care webinar series covers components of patient-centered health care delivery in cancer treatment and survivorship. The focus of this series is not disease-specific but includes discussion of approaches to improving care delivery for all cancer patients and survivors.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

Photo of Cindy Kelly, FNP-BC, ACHPN 

Cindy Kelly, FNP-BC, ACHPN

Outpatient Oncology Palliative Care Service
UNC Palliative Care Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Photo of Vineeta Rao, PharmD, BCPS, CPP 

Vineeta Rao, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
Oncology Palliative Care Clinic
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

The presenters have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

Requirements for Receiving Free Continuing Education Credits

  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Download the appropriate certificate

Please see our detailed instructions for more information on completing the Self-Paced, Online Courses and receiving credit.


Accreditation Statements

The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency. No partial credit will be provided.

1.00 NCPD/CNE
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

1.00 CTR
Approved by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).

1.00 ASRT
Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 50 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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Requirements for Receiving Free Continuing Education Credits

  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Download the appropriate certificate

Please see our detailed instructions for more information on completing the Self-Paced, Online Courses and receiving credit.