Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy: Identification and Practical Approaches SPOC
Ali Shazib, DMD, 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.
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 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 the management of cancer related oral complications
- Identify the role of multi-disciplinary care
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Ali Shazib, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor
This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.
The course offers only general participation certificates.
- 1.00 Participation
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.
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