Recorded 2013 NCCN Nursing Program Webinar: Recognition and Management of Adverse Events in Metastatic Breast Cancer

The 2013 Nursing Program: Advancing Oncology Nursing™ webinar series provides the oncology nurse with comprehensive and clinically relevant information regarding the management of patients with cancer. This program focuses 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 activity is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses who manage patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Outline recent therapeutic developments for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer
  • Describe common side effects related to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer
  • Provide an example of one strategy for managing an adverse event related to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer
Additional information

Supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen; Supported by educational grants from Genentech; Janssen Biotech, Inc. administered by Janssen Services, LLC; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.86 Participation
  • 0.86 Nurse
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Georgia Litsas, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Available Credit

  • 0.86 Participation
  • 0.86 Nurse


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