Caring for the Patient with Hematologic Cancers: Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma
We will provide an introduction to blood cancers including risk factors, epidemiology, presenting symptoms, general treatment, and caregiver and survivorship issues. We will also discuss the multidisciplinary approach to taking care of patients with hematologic malignancies.
These courses are designed for students enrolled in health sciences programs and the community colleges across the state of North Carolina.
Define leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma and describe the differences between the diseases
Discuss signs and symptoms and general treatments for hematologic cancers
Describe the multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients with hematologic cancers
Recognize survivorship issues for patients with hematologic cancers
Natalie Grover, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Courtney W. Berry, BS, MA, BSN, RN, OCN
Oncology Nurse Navigator
- 1.00 Participation