Caring for the Patient and Family Experiencing Pediatric or Adolescent Cancer

Describe the types, stages and diagnostic tests available for treating pediatric cancer patients. Discuss the treatment options, management of side effects and emotional needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families. Review pediatr ic patient outcomes with therapy.Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork to enhance quality of care and patient outcomes. This includes an emphasis on the family for pediatric patients.

Target Audience

These courses are designed for students enrolled in health sciences programs and the community colleges across the state of North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the types, stages and diagnostic tests available for treating pediatric cancer patients.
  • Discuss the treatment options, management of side effects and emotional needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families.
  • Review pediatric patient outcomes with therapy.
  • Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork to enhance quality of care and patient outcomes.
  • This includes an emphasis on the family for pediatric patients.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
06/29/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2026
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
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Andrew B. Smitherman, MD

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellow
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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