Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Reviewing Prevention and Treatment Strategies of Three Common Issues SPOC

Dr. Michelle Gardiner will discuss topics relevant to common and problematic side effects of anti-cancer treatments.  Issues to be covered include; handling of acute infusion reactions, prevention and treatment of peripheral neuropathy, and the importance of recognizing and evaluating cancer-related fatigue in patients.

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

Identify strategies for preventing and treating acute infusion reactions

Describe non-pharmacological and pharmacological ways to prevent or manage chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy

Demonstrate an understanding of cancer-related fatigue and treatable contributing factors
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
09/23/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2027
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Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, 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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