Caring for the Patient with Cervical Cancer – SPOC

Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN will discuss information about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for cervical cancer. The presentation will also share information about specials considerations for caring for patients with this diagnosis and information that can be shared with all individuals about ways to prevent this type of cancer.

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 cervical cancer patients.
  • Identify the relationship between HPV and cervical cancer and ways to prevent HPV infection.
  • Discuss the treatment options, management of side effects, and emotional needs of patients with cervical cancer.
  • Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork to enhance quality of care and patient outcomes.

Additional Information

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Lyn Filip, RN, BSN

Assistant Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
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