Management of Pain in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

This information was originally presented on September 21, 2013, at the NCCN 8th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™ held in New York, New York.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists, oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who manage patients with hematologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the pathogenesis of cancer pain, pain assessment techniques, and common barriers to the delivery of appropriate analgesia
Additional information
Supporters: 

Supported by educational grants from:

  • Genentech USA, Inc.
  • Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Services, LLC.
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 Participation
  • 0.35 Nurse
  • 0.25 Pharmacist
  • 0.25 Physician
Course opens: 
11/27/2013
Course expires: 
11/27/2014
Cost:
$0.00

M. Rachel McDowell, MSN, ACNP-BC
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Available Credit

  • 0.25 Participation
  • 0.35 Nurse
  • 0.25 Pharmacist
  • 0.25 Physician

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/27/2013
Course expires: 
11/27/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

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  • A device with an Internet connection and sound playback capability
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
  • Adobe Reader for certificate viewing/printing