Cardiovascular Toxicities of Cancer Therapies

Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, will introduce the audience to potential cardiovascular adverse effects of contemporary cancer therapeutics.

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

  • Recall that cancer therapies can have on-target and off-target effects on the cardiovascular system.
  • Explain that trastuzumab is associated with cardiomyopathy.
  • Recognize that kinase inhibitors that target the VEGF signaling pathway frequently cause hypertension.
  • Discuss how myocarditis is a rare but potentially fatal complication of immune checkpoint inhibitors.

 

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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: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
02/02/2025
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Cancer Treatment in North Carolina: Research to Practice (formerly Medical and Surgical Oncology) webinars cover the spectrum of anti-cancer therapy, with a focus on recent research developments, both locally and at large, and what’s ready for regular practice. Perspectives from medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery will be included.

This series incorporates an understanding of practice dynamics and concerns throughout the state of North Carolina, and the availability of clinical trials and subspecialty expertise to inform care.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Brian Colwell Jensen, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests 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 ASRT
  • 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.