COVID-19 and Oncology Practice

This lecture will provide an overview of the burden and outcomes of COVID-19 among patients living with cancer. We will also review the impact of the pandemic on cancer care delivery, and emerging data regarding vaccination safety and efficacy.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, and others who are interested in care of patients with cancer in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe prevalence, incidence, and outcomes of COVID-19 among select populations of cancer patients in the US
  • Compare safety and efficacy of available COVID-19 vaccines
  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care delivery with emphasis on unique challenges and opportunities in oncology

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
05/09/2021
Course expires: 
05/09/2027
Rating: 
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Stephen Kimani, MD, MSc

Fellow Division of Hematology/Oncology UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center UNC School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Presenter Disclosure Information

Stephen Kimani, MD, MSc, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.

The course offers only general participation certificates.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

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