Nursing Considerations: Advanced Lung Cancer

May 15, 2012

The NCCN 2012 Nursing Program Webinar Series: Advancing Oncology Nursing™ will provide the oncology nurse with comprehensive and clinically relevant information regarding the management of patients with cancer. This series will focus on genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer, cancer pain management, the challenges of oral therapy regimens, dermatologic toxicities, nursing considerations for advanced lung cancer and advanced colorectal cancer, and the nurse's role in cancer survivorship care. Oncology nurses will leave this program with information to provide the best clinical care and patient education to further improve their patients' quality of life.

Target Audience

This webinar series is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses who manage patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the current treatment strategies for the management of advanced lung cancer
  • Define the role of molecular testing in the selection of therapy for advanced lung cancer
  • Describe symptom management issues that are associated with advanced lung cancer


Additional information

This activity is supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen. This program is supported by education grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., Genentech, Janssen Biotech Services, LLC, Merck Oncology, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis U.S. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and TEVA Oncology.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/15/2012 - 12:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/15/2012 - 1:30pm EDT

Kristen Kreamer, CRNP, MSN, AOCNP, APRN-BC

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse


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