Cancer Related Pain Management from a Palliative Care Perspective - SPOC

This lecture will provide a review of opioid and nonopioid treatment options for cancer related pain.  This presentation will address patients with cancer and substance use disorder and also cancer patients that are in remission, but still present with persistent pain.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

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 non-pharmacological measures that can decrease pain.

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/25/2023
Course expires: 
01/24/2024
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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

Vineeta Rao, FNP-BC, ACHPN 

Vineeta Rao, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

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

 

 

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Cindy Kelly, FNP-BC, ACHPN and Vineeta Rao, PharmD, BCPS, have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

To receive free Continuing Education Credit for this Self-Paced, Online Course:

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

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.

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.
**No partial credit will be available**

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.
**No partial credit will be available**

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 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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