2013 NCCN Nursing Program: Advancing Oncology Nursing™ Webinar Series: Recent Advances in Risk Assessment for VTE and Thromboprophylaxis

May 16, 2013

The 2013 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 program will focus on hereditary colorectal cancer, management of chemosensory dysfunction, management of adverse events in metastatic prostate cancer and metastatic breast cancer, risk assessment for VTE and thromboprophylaxis, and prevention and treatment of cancer-related infections. 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 this webinar, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Discuss factors that contribute to the risk of VTE and identify high-risk patients who may benefit most from thromboprophylaxis
  • Summarize the current standard of care for thromboprophylaxis in patients with cancer
  • Provide an example of a course of treatment for a patient receiving thromboprophylaxis
Additional information

This activity is supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen.
This program is supported by education grants from Genentech; Janssen Biotech Services, LLC, administered by Janssen Services, LLC; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/16/2013 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/16/2013 - 1:00pm EDT

Brenda K. Shelton, MS, RN, CCRN, AOCN
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing