vene test meeting 2

August 6, 2021

Cancer and cancer treatments can affect patient’s memory, concentration, and other aspects of cognition. While this condition is often called ‘chemo-brain,’ cognitive dysfunction can be due to many factors in patients with cancer. Dr. Nakamura will review our latest understandings of this condition.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

Identify causes of cancer-related cognitive dysfunction Describe the impact of cognitive problems in cancer patients on quality of life and medical outcomes Recognize available treatments for patients with cancer experiencing cognitive dysfunction

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/06/2021 - 10:45am EDT
Event ends: 
08/06/2021 - 11:45am EDT
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Ronny Bell, PhD, MS

Director, Office of Cancer Health Equity
Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement
Social Sciences and Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Marc Emerson, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Presenter Disclosure Information

Ronny Bell, PhD, MS, and Marc Emerson, PhD, MPH, have 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. Approved by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for ACPE. Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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