Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy: Identification and Practical Approaches

July 21, 2021

The presentation will highlight the field of oral medicine and its integration into the oncology landscape (oral oncology), identify oral complications associated with cancer therapies, practical approaches towards managing oral complications, and discuss the role of multi-disciplinary care through going through cases. The presentation will include challenges associated with oral care for patients undergoing cancer therapy and its role in survivorship and beyond.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for APPs across multidisciplinary cancer care and other professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe short and long-term complications associated with cancer therapies such as salivary gland dysfunction, infections, oral mucositis, jaw osteonecrosis, graft-versus-host disease, second cancers
  • Distinguish practical approaches to management of oral complications
  • Identify the role of multi-disciplinary care

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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: 
06/23/2021
Course expires: 
07/28/2021
Event starts: 
07/21/2021 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
07/21/2021 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
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Ali Shazib, DMD

Clinical Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC Adams School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Ali Shazib, DMD, 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.

Available Credit

  • 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

Price

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