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American Academy of CME

Occurrence and Implications of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV)

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Overview / Abstract:

Oncology nursing professionals play a key role in the care of patients receiving chemotherapy. However, to do so, they require access to the most recent clinical information and guidance, the latest developments in CINV therapy, and expanded knowledge of CINV pathophysiology. In addition, oncology nursing professionals need continuing education focused on appropriate screening in order to better identify patients at risk of CINV before chemotherapy begins, and developing the skills to undertake a comprehensive assessment of CINV once treatment has been initiated. Studies have reported that patients’ needs are more fully met and their symptoms are better addressed when oncology nurses take a lead role in CINV management.

Expiration

Aug 14, 2018

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Webinar / Webcast / Video

Credits / Hours

American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for 1.0 contact hours (1.0 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).

Accreditation

ANCC

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN®
Outpatient Thoracic Oncology Nurse Practitioner, CRNP
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Oncology / Cancer / Radiation Therapy

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Support for this activity has been made possible through educational grants from Helsinn Therapeutics and Merck.

Keywords / Search Terms

American Academy of CME Supportive care Palliative care Chemotherapy Nausea Vomiting antiemetic CINV Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting Free CE CME Live CE CME

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