Recognition and Management of Graft Versus Host Disease
Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a serious complication that increases mortality and significantly impacts quality of life in allogeneic HCT recipients.  A thorough understanding of the various clinical manifestations of acute and chronic GVHD is essential for the early recognition of signs and symptoms. Oncology nurses require ongoing education that provides expert guidance necessary for the optimal management of patients with GVHD.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Improving Efficiency and the Patient Experience in the Ambulatory Setting
Feedback should be obtained from nursing staff regarding strategies and ideas for improving efficiency and experience for patients with cancer in the ambulatory setting.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: Current Therapy Options for Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Both acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, while fairly common in allogeneic HSCT, can be potentially fatal. The clinical manifestations of this complication can linger for years and often times impair quality of life drastically. Hematology and oncology specialists can optimize care by early recognition and prompt initiation of systemic therapies.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Recorded Presentation from the NCCN Pharmacy Updates: The Role of the Pharmacist in Smoking Cessation and Education of Patients with Cancer
In order to improve smoking cessation efforts, health care providers need to understand options for smoking cessation therapy as well as the clinical data supporting these interventions. Pharmacists can play a critical role in patient education, therapy recommendations, and therapy management for smoking cessation.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Optimizing Outpatient Care in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients
Educating physicians and oncology nurses about the requirements and advantages of an outpatient HCT program would enable the implementation of this program in their institution and help identify appropriate patients who could benefit from this treatment approach.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
Management of Cardiac Complications in Hematologic Malignancies
Continued education for oncology care providers is necessary to promote awareness of the cardiac effects of hematologic malignancies and their treatment so that effective methods of management may be implemented.
Category
  • Supportive Care Topics
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation