Oncologic Emergencies, A Deeper Dive: Neutropenic Fever, Tumor Lysis Syndrome, and Cord Compression - SPOC

Webinar Information

Webinar Description

Taking a deeper dive into the most common oncologic emergencies facing oncology patients. We will discuss the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Neutropenic Fever, Tumor Lysis Syndrome, and Cord Compression. These topics are good refreshers for APPs practicing in primary care, urgent, emergency medicine, hematology/oncology, and inpatient medicine.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the lab abnormalities associated with Tumor Lysis Syndrome.
  • Diagnosis neutropenic fever and determine which antimicrobial agent use for empiric coverage.
  • Identify the symptoms associated with cord compression.


Webinar Documents



Webinar Registration

Take Course

You must have an account and be logged in to register. Please contact us with any questions at unclcn@unc.edu or (919) 445–1000.


    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
    • 1.00 Participation
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Advanced Practice Provider Logo 

    The mission of Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Grand Rounds webinar is to provide a forum for high-quality hematology/oncology-based content. The purpose of this monthly series is to share expertise and create a structured network for our vast community by promoting professional development, creating opportunities for collaboration, and using evidence-based education to increase knowledge and skills to foster ongoing quality patient care.

    Photo of Laura Blanchard, MPAP, PA-C 

    Laura Blanchard, MPAP, PA-C

    Lead Inpatient Malignant Hematology APP
    Division of Hematology
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
    UNC School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


    Presenter Disclosure Information

    The presenter has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

    Accreditation Statements

    The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency. No partial credit will be provided.

    1.00 NCPD/CNE
    UNC Health 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.

    In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 53 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

    Altering or submitting modified certificates constitutes fraud that can result in punitive action by the accrediting agency.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
    • 1.00 Participation
    Please login or register to take this course.


    You must have an account and be logged in to register for and to access the course.

    Requirements for Receiving Free Continuing Education Credits

    • Watch the video
    • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
    • Complete the evaluation
    • Download the appropriate certificate

    Please see our detailed instructions for more information on completing the Self-Paced, Online Courses and receiving credit.