Oncologic Emergencies SPOC
A review of several of the most common clinical emergencies that occur with malignancy and how to manage them, with tips on management and discussion of common misconceptions.
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.
- Recognize several of the most common oncologic emergencies, including spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome and hypercalcemia.
- Recall key diagnostic steps in identifying these oncologic emergencies as well as pathophysiologic mechanisms.
- Describe the approach to management of acute malignant spinal cord compression, SVC syndrome, and hypercalcemia.
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Jacob Stein, MD
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Jacob Stein, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
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- Watch the video
- Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
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