Oral Chemotherapy: Prescribing, Monitoring, and Safety - SPOC
Oral chemotherapy has shifted the care of oncology patients from infusion clinics to patients' homes. This shift in care requires healthcare providers to not only manage patients differently but for patients to take on additional responsibilities. Aimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, will address the issues related to the safe use of oral chemotherapy in oncology patients.
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.
- Describe the factors involved in safe prescribing practices or oral chemotherapy.
- Review how to appropriately monitor patients while on oral chemotherapy.
- Discuss the safe handling, storage, and disposal of oral chemotherapy.
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Aimee Faso, PharmD, CPP, BCOP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
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