Cryotherapy for Preventing Chemotherapy-induced Neuropathy: Proven, Promising-appearing, or Hogwash? - LIVE

April 13, 2022

Chemotherapy-induced neuropathy is a major clinical problem that can lead to persistent issues for cancer survivors and can even limit the use of planned chemotherapy treatment during the course of care. Cryotherapy is already an established treatment for other chemotherapy induced conditions such as alopecia and mouth mucositis. This course will explore the evidence for using this low-cost intervention to reduce the incidence/severity of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the current guidelines for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
  • Identify examples of successful use cases of cryotherapy treatments in other chemotherapy related conditions.
  • Evaluate the current evidence supporting the use of cryotherapy to treat chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
02/17/2022
Course expires: 
04/20/2022
Event starts: 
04/13/2022 - 11:55am EDT
Event ends: 
04/13/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
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Charles Loprinzi, MD

Medical Oncologist
Mayo Clinic
 

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Charles Loprinzi, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

The Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approved by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for ACPE.

Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

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