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Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology - L. Sherwood - 20140910
The lecture will discuss an Oncology Review Group consisting of patients who were aged 15-39 at the time of initial cancer diagnosis (AYAs- Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer). The research demonstrates differences in outcomes for AYA's with hematological cancers treated on pediatric vs. adult protocols. Learning Outcomes: 1. The participant will be knowledgeable of the NCCN guidelines for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer 2. The participant will be able to identify 3 areas of concern for Young Adults with Cancer 3. The participant will be able to refer Young Adults with Cancer to resources specifically for this age group. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Liz Sherwood RN, MS, ANP-C
9/10/2014 3:55:00 PM

Benefits of Social Support Systems for Cancer Patients - C. Rini - 20160413
This presentation will talk about the importance of social support systems for Cancer patients. The speaker will discuss the challenges of getting and giving support and provide some potential strategies for achieving this goal. Learning Outcomes: • Assess different types and sources of social support. • Identify reasons why getting and giving social support is a complicated activity. • Employ potential strategies for helping ensure that patients get effective support that provides them with the emotional and practical coping assistance they need. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Christine Rini PhD
4/13/2016 3:30:00 PM

Breast Imaging Technologies: Cancer Detection & Personalized Medicine - C. Kuzmiak - 20180613
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world. There is no preventable cause for the disease. Consequently, our best means for detection and saving lives is with screening. This lecture will focus on essential advances in breast imaging and cancer detection.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
6/13/2018 3:30:00 PM

Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment: More Than a Side Effect of Chemotherapy - Z. Nakamura - 03132019
Cancer can impair a patient’s ability to think and to remember. While this condition is often called ‘chemo-brain,’ cognitive impairment stemming from cancer affects patients who might not have had either chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Dr. Nakamura will review our latest understandings of this condition.
Zev Nakamura, MD
3/13/2019 3:30:00 PM

Cardiovascular Late Effects of Cancer Treatment - D. Mayer - 20150408
Objectives: 1. Describe incidence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in cancer survivors 2. Understand treatment induced cardiovascular late effects 3. Discuss the current management of cardiovascular late effects
Deborah Mayer PhD, RN, AOCN
4/8/2015 6:55:00 PM

Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer: Meeting their Unique Medical and Psychosocial Needs - L. Lux - 20181114
Adolescents and Young Adult living with cancer have unique medical and psychosocial needs. The recognition of these needs has created a new field of study in practice in the oncology world. As such many institutions are developing multidisciplinary teams to address AYA needs. However, you don't need a huge budget or a new program to make an impact with this age group. We will establish the age specific needs of this group and discuss some simple changes to make in your day to day practice that will help you meet your AYA patients' needs.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
11/14/2018 4:30:00 PM

Caring for Lung Cancer Patients - T. Allred - 20151209
This lecture will discuss the types, stages, and diagnostic needs for treatment in lung cancer patients. Examine the impact that oncology nurses have in the improvement outcomes of these patients. Learning Outcomes: • Describe the types, stages and diagnostic needs for treatment in lung cancer patients. • Discuss the treatment options and management of side effects for patients; as well as understanding the emotional impact and needs of patients. • Discuss the impact of oncology nurses in the improvement outcomes and quality of life in lung cancer This lecture was presented as as a part of the RN and Allied Health Lectures
Tammy Allred RN, OCN
12/9/2015 4:30:00 PM

Caring for Older Adults with Cancer: Who, When, Where, Why, and How? - T. Jolly - 20170712
Age is the single most important risk factor for developing cancer and the incidence of most human cancers increases with advancing age. Older adults frequently have co-morbidities, functional and psychosocial deficits which may impact cancer care. This lecture discuss the effect of aging on patients with cancer and reviews of the use of simple geriatric assessment tools in oncology. Case studies are shared to illustrate how such tools can be used to guide medical decision making for these patients who often have co-morbidities and functional and/or psychosocial deficits. Learning Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the value of geriatric assessment in the care of older cancer patients. • Incorporate geriatric assessment in routine care of older adults with cancer. • Utilize geriatric assessment and principles to guide interventions which may improve the health outcomes in older cancer patients. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Trevor Jolly MBBS
7/12/2017 3:30:00 PM

Clincial Care Genetics: Risk Assessment and Genetic Service in Cancer Care - K. Lee - 20150723
Objectives: 1. Discuss basic cancer genetics, including tumor suppression and oncogenes and the Two-Hit hypothesis 2. Identify common hereditary cancer syndromes and understand hallmark patterns in family histories 3. Explain the availability of genetic testing and services available at UNC Chapel Hill
Kristy Lee MS
7/23/2015 9:31:23 PM

Compassion Fatigue and Self Compassion - M. Alvarez - 20150701
This discussion will talk in-depth about the physical and mental toll that caring for cancer patients takes on the caregiver. Learning Outcomes: • At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify signs of compassion fatigue, secondary stress and burnout • Participants will be able to define the concept of self-compassion • Participants will be able to identify ways to mitigate compassion fatigue in four domains (physical, emotional, cognitive and spiritual). This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Default Presenter
7/1/2015 7:42:19 PM

Disparities in Breast Cancer: A Biology, Health Services and Solutions Story - K. Hayes and S. Wheeler - 20190109
This seminar will review the epidemiology of breast cancer disparities and cost of care of a potential determinant of differentiated access to and outcomes of care. We will conclude with potential solutions and future research opportunities.
Katherine Reeder- Hayes MD,MBA,Msc
1/9/2019 4:30:00 PM

Distress Screening in the Cancer Patient - D. Mayer - 20140611
This lecture will discuss how to identify distress in the cancer patient which may affect the ability to cope effectively with cancer and its treatment. Learning Objectives: 1. Define distress and ways to measure it 2. List the Commission on Cancer Distress Screening Standard 3. Describe processes for distress screening implementation This lecture was presented as a part of RN and Allied Health Series.
Deborah Mayer PhD, RN, AOCN
6/11/2014 3:55:00 PM

Fluorouracil (5-FU) Toxicities and Strategies for Management - A. Faso - 20180110
Fluorouracil (5-FU) is a relatively unique drug in oncology because administration in different doses and schedules results in dramatically different patterns of qualitative toxicity. This presentation will discuss the hematologic, skin, and GI toxicities along with strategies for management.
Aimee Faso, PharmD,BCOP,CPP
1/10/2018 4:30:00 PM

Helping Patients Cope With Cognitive Changes After Chemotherapy - K. Thompson - 20150114
This lecture will focus on the effects that patients treated with chemo have on their cognitive abilities including attention, memory, and basic decision-making. Learning Outcomes: 1. Participants will learn about how the functional cognitive domains of attention, memory, and executive functioning are defined and assessed, as well as factors that can influence cognitive efficiency in healthy and medically ill individuals. 2. Participants will enhance their familiarity with and understanding of the current scientific literature on "chemobrain." 3. Participants will be able to identify strategies and resources for helping patients cope with "chemobrain." This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Karla Thompson PhD
1/14/2015 4:55:00 PM

Helping Patients With Breast Cancer - K. Harrell - 20190612
This lecture touches on various topics important in helping breast cancer patients. We’ll discuss early detection, risk factors, diagnoses, treatment, and survivorship as well as breast cancer treatment modalities, including hormone inhibitors. Some patients will might want information about plastic surgery (breast reconstruction), and tips on using cryotherapy for prevention of peripheral neuropathy.
Katharine Harrell, NP-C
6/12/2019 3:30:00 PM

Hereditary Cancer Syndromes - J. O'Daniel - 20150513
This lecture discusses the role of genetics in the inherited risk for cancer. The speaker will talk about assessing personal and family medical history, educating patients on basic genetics and inheritance, and discussing the risks, benefits, and limitations of testing. Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify appropriate patients to refer for cancer genetic risk assessment. 2. Describe a hereditary cancer syndrome that increases the risk for breast and ovarian cancer. 3. Describe a hereditary cancer syndrome that increases the risk for polyps or colorectal cancer. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
5/13/2015 3:30:00 PM

Immunotherapy 101 - P. Armistead - 20180912
This lecture will review the mechanisms by which the immune system in controlling both infections and cancer as well as strategies cancers have for evading effective immune responses and progressing. The lecture will also discuss the different types of currently available cancer immunotherapy treatments, their mechanisms of action and their potential side effects. — RN and Allied Health lectures offer FREE CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants.
Paul Armistead, MD
9/12/2018 3:30:00 PM

Improving End-of-Life Care: What can we learn from the bereaved? - D. L. Rosenstein and J. M. Yopp - 20180314
For the past eight years, Dr. Rosenstein and Dr. Yopp have run a support group for widowed fathers and conducted clinical research on this bereaved population. In this talk, they will briefly review the literature on studies of bereaved subjects, their research findings, and lessons learned from these studies.
Donald Rosenstein MD
3/14/2018 3:30:00 PM

Incorporating Palliative Care, Hospice, and End of Life Care in Oncology Practice - M. Dunn - 20150211
There are times when death is an inevitable topic that needs to broached with your patients. The desire for a "good death" can give patients a sense of control and strengthen relationships with loved ones. This lecture will go into the importance of incorporating this into the oncology practice. Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify end of life & palliative care resources around the state. 2. Identify medical & surgical palliative care interventions. 3. Identify the benefits of palliative care intervention throughout the trajectory of cancer care. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Mary Dunn RN, MSN, OCN, NP-C
2/11/2015 4:55:00 PM

Intimacy and Sexuality Issues after Cancer - L. Sherwood - 20140409
Objectives: 1. The participant will be able to describe treatments that are used in cancer care and the impact on sexual functioning. 2. The participant will be able to state two emotional and physical factors that can interfere with intimacy and sexuality 3. The participant will be familiar with resources available to patients and couples for support related to intimacy and sexuality issues
Liz Sherwood RN, MS, ANP-C
4/9/2014 3:55:00 PM

Late Effects of Cancer Treatment: Managing Cardiac Toxicity - B. Jensen - 20170208
This presentation discusses cardiovascular disease in cancer patients and will focus on cardiac toxicity related to specific cancer treatments. The presentation will also provide an overview of current strategies for prevention, recognition, and management of cardiac toxicity in this patient population. Lecture Objectives: -Recognize that a history of cancer constitutes a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. -Describe the potential cardiovascular complications of radiation therapy. -Recall the potential cardiovascular complications of anthracyclines and targeted therapies, such as kinase inhibitors. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Brian Jensen MD
2/8/2017 4:30:00 PM

Lymphedema Evaluation and Treatment - T. Gilliam and V. Collins - 20140212
Objectives: 1. Understand basic concepts of the anatomy and physiology of lymphatic system as it pertains to lymphedema 2. Identify signs and symptoms of lymphedema and patient precautions 3. Understand when to refer for treatment and current treatment plans for lymphedema
Theresa Gilliam OTR/L, CLT-LANA
2/12/2014 5:00:00 PM

Making Your Patient Navigation Process a Win-Win for Patients and Providers - J. Sellers - 20140312
Objectives: 1. To describe research evidence that substantiates patient navigation as an effective strategy for increasing individual access to healthcare equity across population gaps. 2. To learn how one strategy, volunteer lay navigators can increase and improve healthcare delivery in population groups with high rates of cancer mortality. 3. To describe key elements of effective patient navigation program.
Jean Sellers RN, MSN
3/12/2014 3:55:00 PM

Management of Malignant Pain in the Era of an Opioid Epidemic - M. D. Keiser - 20170913
This presentation reviews strategies for managing pain in an oncology setting while considering risk factors for opioid abuse and addiction. Information also provides a review of the pathophysiology and types of pain as well as opioid and non-opioid pain management options for oncology patients. Lecture Objectives: • Review the pathophysiology of pain. • Explain the mechanisms of action of opioid and non-opioid analgesics. • Compare and contrast characteristics of analgesics and their place in therapy. • Recognize risk factors for opioid misuse. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Meredith D. Keisler PharmD
9/13/2017 3:30:00 PM

Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy - M. Gardiner - 20161012
This lecture discusses the management of common chemotherapy-induced side effects and complications. The lecture includes a review of current guidelines for management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and gives practical recommendations for other gastrointestinal side effects, including diarrhea, constipation, mucositis, and hiccups. There is also discussion of white blood cell growth factors, including appropriate use of these agents for cancer patients. Learning Outcomes: • Identify an appropriate regimen for prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. • Discuss a self-care plan for management of gastrointestinal related side effects. • Explain appropriate use of white blood cell growth factors. The lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Michelle Gardiner PharmD, BCOP
10/12/2016 3:30:00 PM

Nursing Considerations for the GI Cancer Patient - T. Triglianos - 20151014
This lecture will discuss how the Oncology nurse can improve patient outcome and quality of life for the GI cancer patient. The speaker will review treatments with chemotherapy, improving patient tolerance and managing their side effects. Learning Outcomes: • Describe treatment, side effects and management for the GI cancer patient • Discuss patient case scenarios to assist with improving patient counseling • Identify how the oncology nurse can improve patient outcome and quality of life This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
10/14/2015 3:30:00 PM

Nutrition and Immune Function - J. Spring - 20150909
This lecture will talk about how boosting the immune system works in its' ability to fight cancer and the role that inflammation plays in the development of cancer. Learning Outcomes: • Discuss the immune system and how it works in defense against cancer • Describe inflammation and its role in the development of cancer • Identify nutrients that boost immune system function This lecture was presented as a part of the Community Lunch and Learn Series.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
9/9/2015 3:30:00 PM

Oral Chemotherapy: Overcoming the Challenge to Adherence - B. Muluneh - 20170412
As an increasing number of oral chemotherapy agents are being used, it is essential to understand the barriers that patients may face. This presentation discusses some of these barriers and offers advice for dealing with and overcoming them. The presented information details the dimensions of adherence, specifically in the context of the use of oral chemotherapy agents. Evidence-based strategies for assessing and improving adherence to oral chemotherapy, from health care system, plan of care and patient-level perspectives are provided. Lecture Objectives: -Discuss the shift from intravenous to oral chemotherapy over the past few decades. -Define the various dimensions of adherence. -Describe ways to manage patients who are non-adherent to oral chemotherapy. -Identify areas to advocate for legislation that can improve access to oral chemotherapy. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Benyam Muluneh PharmD, CPP
4/12/2017 3:30:00 PM

Outcomes Focused: Perioperative Management of Cancer Patients - D. L. James - 20181212
The talk discusses perioperative pain management techniques that can be utilized to decrease post-operative pain as well as development of chronic postoperative pain among cancer patients. For continuing education credits for this and other lectures, please visit our Learning Portal at
Dominika L James MD
12/12/2018 4:30:00 PM

Palliative Care Opportunities - N. Sartor - 20180711
This talk will address common myths of palliative and hospice care and explore multiple points along the health trajectory of a patient when a team might consider a palliative care consult. We will consider possible sources of suffering and interventions.
Nicole Sartor, RN,MSN,C-PNP-PC
7/11/2018 3:30:00 PM

Personalized Medicine in the Clinic - J. G. Olson - 20160914
This lecture introduces personalized medicine, the use of molecular tumor boards and how they affect molecular testing. There is also discussion of molecularly selective trails (also known as “basket trials”). Learning Outcomes: • Discuss personalized medicine/precision medicine. • Describe molecular tumor boards and how they affect molecular testing. • Explain molecularly selective trials (also known as "basket trials"). This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Juneko Grilley-Olson MD
9/14/2016 3:30:00 PM

Pesticide Protective Behavior in Agriculture: A Cancer Prevention Strategy - A. Walton - 20170809
This presentation provides information to increase health care providers' knowledge of occupational cancer, specifically in regards to pesticide exposures among the Latino migrant population in NC. Information is provided about interventions to improve adherence to pesticide protective behaviors, unique characteristics of migrant and seasonal worker populations, and the importance of clinical documenting occupational exposures for cancer prevention research. Lecture Objectives: • Describe actual versus self-reported pesticide protective behaviors of Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers in NC. • Describe social considerations that are unique to Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers undergoing cancer treatment in NC. • Discuss the important of clinical documentation of occupational exposures to research. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
AnnMarie Walton PhD,MPH,RN,OCN, CHES
8/9/2017 3:25:00 PM

Prebiotics and Probiotics: Supporting Gut Health During and After Cancer Treatment - M. Holliday and J. Spring - 20141210
This lecture will discuss the importance of gut health after cancer treatment and how patients can adjust diet, medications, stress management, and physical activity to make improvements. Learning Outcomes: 1. Define the role of GI tract microbiota in health and disease 2. Define prebiotic and probiotic 3. Understand the relationship between gut health and cancer This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Mandy Holliday MPH, RD, LDN
12/10/2014 4:55:00 PM

Prostate Cancer Screening - M. Bjurlin and M. Crabtree - 20190508
The most common non-skin cancer among men in the U.S., prostate cancer can be difficult to catch early. With this lecture, we will talk about screening methods, such as MRI and MRI- ultrasound targeted fusion biopsy as a risk stratification tool for men at risk for prostate cancer. For men who undergo radiation treatment, we will also touch on which ones might consider utilizing SpaceOAR® Hydrogel. We will also discuss the nurse's role in prostate cancer screening and care.
Marc Bjurlin, DO,MSc,FACOS
5/8/2019 3:30:00 PM

Psychiatric Medications: I am not a prescriber, what do I need to know? - K. Lavin - 20171011
This presentation discusses psychiatric care of patients with cancer. Information presented reviews special considerations for this patient population, including the key features of depression in advanced cancer, drug-to-drug interactions, and side effects of treatment. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Kyle Lavin MD, MPH
10/11/2017 3:30:00 PM

Review of Head and Neck Cancer - B. Pace - 20150708
This presentation gives an overview of Head and Neck cancer types and the standards of care for each type. Learning Outcomes: • Describe the different types of Head and Neck cancer. • Explain staging related to Head and Neck cancer • Identify the standards of care for the Head and Neck Cancer Patient This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
7/8/2015 3:30:00 PM

Supporting Patients with Advanced Cancer Who Are Parents of Dependent Children - 20150311
The emotional toll of an advanced cancer diagnoses is quite heavy; add to it the stressors of being a parent of a young child and the unknown of how that child will deal with the inevitable loss, who will care for that child. Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify the common psychosocial concerns of parents with advanced cancer 2. Discuss strategies to enhance communication 3. Increase awareness of resources available to parents with advanced cancer and their families This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
3/11/2015 3:55:00 PM

Survivorship Care Planning - Beyond Standard 3.3 - D. K. Mayer - 20180808
Survivorship is defined as one who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. This session will review the definition and attributes of being a survivor, what we know about survivors and their needs throughout their cancer journey. Survivorship care planning implications to meet these needs will be described and discussed.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
8/8/2018 3:30:00 PM

The Evidence Base for Integrative Approaches to Cancer Care - G. Asher - 20171206
This presentation focuses on the evidence that supports use of complimentary and alternative medicine approaches in caring for patients with cancer. The content will review several integrative oncology strategies that are proven safe and effective with conventional medicine approaches, and will review patterns of complimentary and alternative medicine use among cancer patients. Learning Outcomes: • Identify terms and therapies associated with complementary and alternative medicine. • Describe the patterns of CAM therapy use within the cancer population. • Identify evidence-based CAM therapies for oncology. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture series.
Gary Asher, MD, MPH
12/6/2017 4:30:00 PM

The importance of an integrated emotional support program for physicians and providers: How do we take care of our own? - M. Brody - 20180207
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth presentation with Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH. Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This presentation will discuss multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
2/7/2018 4:30:00 PM

The Many Roads of Esophageal Cancer: Treatments, Side Effects and Common Complications - S. Arora and K. Ferrell - 20190814
Esophageal cancer can be especially difficult for patients, since it directly affects their ability to swallow. The discussion will include HER 2 NEU testing for esophageal cancer as well as how to help patients who have esophagogastretomies. We will also talk about nutritional support for these patients.
Shifali Arora, MD
8/14/2019 3:30:00 PM

The Power of Teamwork: Navigating Patients with Complex Needs - J. Webb and A. DePue - 20170614
This presentation discussed the critical role of teamwork in oncology as it relates to improving patient-centered care and outcomes. In includes a review strategies for teamwork to address the complex needs of oncology patients, specifically patient navigation and education. Learning Outcomes: • Identify key players in oncology team working to streamline patient care. • Identify evidence-based practice in patient centered care to assist patients, families, and caregivers in expectations of cancer care. • Identify the role of navigation as it differs from social work. • Identify education directed toward: improving side effect management for chemotherapy patients, disease specific care, and discussion of end-of-life care without removing hope or altering patient quality of life. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Jacquelyne Webb RN, BSN, OCN
6/14/2017 3:30:00 PM

The Role of Pallative Care and Hospice Care in Improving Quality of Life - G. Winzelberg - 20171108
This presentation discusses the commonalities and distinctions of palliative care and hospice services, including a review of evidence demonstrating its impact on quality of life. The content clarifies eligibility guidelines, benefits, and barriers to these services and will give recommendations on addressing concerns regarding these services with patients and families. Learning Outcomes: -Discuss the historical developments associated with the development of hospice and palliative care services. -Identify the common features and distinctions between hospice and palliative care. -Describe the evidence demonstrating the impact of palliative care on the quality of life for seriously ill patients. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Gary Winzelberg MD, MPH
11/8/2017 4:30:00 PM

Tobacco Use Treatment in Cancer Care - C. Meyer and E. Ruebush - 20191113
Patients who stop using tobacco have improved cancer treatment outcomes and decreased treatment-related side effects, making tobacco use treatment an essential component of cancer care. This lecture will present evidence-based treatment for tobacco use, including guidelines for brief intervention and for prescribing tobacco cessation medications.
UNCCN Mediasite Presenter
11/13/2019 8:00:00 PM

Understanding Oncology Drug Interactions - K. P. Morgan - 20181010
The narrow therapeutic index of oncology drugs makes understanding drug interactions critical for the safe and effective treatment of cancer patients. Small changes in the pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics of the drug can decrease efficacy or increase toxicity of the cancer drug potentially causing harm to patients during treatment.
Katherine Morgan, PharmD
10/10/2018 3:30:00 PM

Understanding the Pivotal Role of Nursing in Clinical Trials - K. Keller - 20170510
This presentation provides information to health professionals is to enhance understanding of clinical trials in cancer care. Information is given to describe clinical trials, how to find clinical trials, and how to support patients who are participating in a clinical trial. Lecture Objectives: -Discuss how clinical trials can provide benefit to patients diagnosed with cancer. -Explain what nurses and other health care providers can do to help patients who might be considering a clinical trial. -Describe safety measures that you can take for your patients who are participating on a clinical trial. This lecture was presented as part of the RN and Allied Health Lecture Series.
Kim Keller RN, MSN, OCN
5/10/2017 3:30:00 PM

Update on Tobacco Cessation in Cancer Settings - A. Goldstein - 20140514
This lecture talks about caring for cancer patients who use tobacco and the rationale behind it. Also, learn specific methods and behavioral strategies to help your patient stop smoking. Learning Outcomes: 1. Learn about the current evidence-based standards for tobacco use cessation in cancer settings 2. Understand specific pharmacotherapy and behavioral counseling strategies in tobacco cessation 3. Discuss potential new approaches, including e-cigarettes, in tobacco cessation and review system changes to aid cessation efforts in cancer settings This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Services.
Adam Goldstein MD, MPH
5/14/2014 3:55:00 PM

Using Genetics and Genomics for Cancer Risk Identification - J. O'Daniel - 20170111
This lecture discusses clinical cancer genetics, including appropriate ordering of genetic tests, management of patients with genetic mutations, and recognition of high risk families and familial cancer syndromes. This presentation will also discuss the genetics associated with several hereditary cancers, including breast, ovarian, and colon cancers, Lynch Syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis, and others. Learning Outcomes: • Differentiate the purpose and implications for tumor (somatic) versus hereditary (germline) genetic testing. • Recognize typical indicators for hereditary cancer risk in terms of personal and family history. • Describe several benefits to learning about the presence of a hereditary cancer syndrome in terms of treatment as well as for screening and prevention. This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Julianne O'Daniel MS, CGC
1/11/2017 4:30:00 PM

What's New in Breast Cancer Today - A. DePue - 20140709
This lecture will discuss the method of treatment for breast cancer from a multidisciplinary team approach to a focus on systemic therapy. Learning Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to describe the latest treatment modalities 2. Learners will understand side effect management 3. Learners will know what to expect in the future This lecture was presented as a part of the RN and Allied Health Series.
Amy DePue BS, RN, OCN
7/9/2014 3:55:00 PM

Working with LEP Patients & Medical Interpreters - M. Peereboom - 20191009
Sometimes patients and their families have problems working with physicians and nurses because of language barriers. Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM, will discuss the role(s) that an interpreter plays within the treatment plan as well as their modes and methods of conveying information back and forth. She will also share the importance in utilizing a qualified interpreter and the legal implications of using an unqualified interpreter.
Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM
10/9/2019 3:30:00 PM

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