Caring for the Patient with Head and Neck Cancer
Discussion of cancers of the head and neck, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment and survival. Discussion will also include information on the HPV vaccine. Side effects of treatment will be discussed including the emotional impact and quality of life issues.
These courses are designed for students enrolled in health sciences programs and the community colleges across the state of North Carolina.
- Describe the modifiable/non-modifiable risk factors for cancers of the head & neck, as well as signs and symptoms.
- Identify the major treatment modalities, and at least 3 major side effects of these treatments.
- Discuss the emotional impact and quality of life issues with cancers of the head and neck.
Hazel Hampton, RN, BSN, CMSRN, OCN
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Stephanie Shea, RN, BSN, OCN
Nurse Navigator, Sarcoma/Head & Neck Cancer
- 1.00 Participation