2013 NCCN Case Manager Program™ Live Webinars: Palliative Care and Decision Making - What To Do When Cure Is No Longer Possible

October 10, 2013

The 2013 NCCN Case Manager Webinar Series will consist of six live webinars on the topics of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Biomarkers, Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and Palliative Care. This educational webinar series is designed to help case managers and medical directors to manage patients with cancer based on evidence and according to the recommendations in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®). Participants may attend all of them, or only a few. All programs are available to case managers and other nurses as well as medical directors and others that work with patients with cancer or are interested in learning more about the current state of the art in oncology care.

Target Audience

This webinar series is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses, case managers, nurses in other roles (i.e., quality management and utilization review), and medical directors at managed care organizations, reinsurers, TPAs, case management, and disease management companies who interact with, counsel, and refer patients with cancer to appropriate sources of care.

Learning Objectives

Following this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the role of palliative care and management of common symptoms at the end of life
  • Articulate techniques to discuss options with patients and families when cure is no longer possible
     
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by educational grants from Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; and Lilly USA, LLC.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Case Manager
  • 1.50 Participation
  • 1.50 Nurse
  • 1.50 Physician
Course opens: 
10/10/2013
Course expires: 
02/17/2014
Event starts: 
10/10/2013 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
10/10/2013 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Thomas Smith, MD
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Case Manager
  • 1.50 Participation
  • 1.50 Nurse
  • 1.50 Physician

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/10/2013
Course expires: 
02/17/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

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