Treatment Challenges: Optimizing Oral Therapy
The 2012 Nursing Program: Advancing Oncology Nursing™ webinar series 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.
This webinar series is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses who manage patients with cancer.
Following this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Describe the side effect profiles of oral therapy agents available for patients with cancer
- Outline the challenges to successfully maintaining patients on oral therapy regimens
- Provide examples of how to optimize a patient’s benefit from oral cancer therapy
Peg Esper, MSN, RN, AOCN, ANP-BC
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 Nurse