2014 NCCN Nursing Program Webinar Series - Communicating Treatment Options to Patients with Advanced Cancer

May 14, 2014

The NCCN 2014 Nursing Program Webinar Series: Advancing Oncology Nursing Live Webinar Series will provide the oncology nurse with comprehensive and clinically relevant information regarding the management of patients with cancer. Presentations will focus on a variety of topics integral to quality cancer care: distress management, men’s sexual and reproductive health, senior adult oncology, and patient/clinician communication as well as disease-specific topics on kidney cancer, melanoma, follicular lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Experts from NCCN member institutions are the faculty for this webinar series and each are specialists in their respective topic area. Oncology nurses who complete this webinar series will have 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:

  • Describe the barriers to effective communication with a patient with advanced cancer
  • Outline the issues that should be addressed with a patient when diagnosed with advanced cancer
  • Provide examples of questions to facilitate discussion with a patient with advanced cancer
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by an educational donation provided by:

  • Amgen

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from:

  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CELGENE CORPORATION
  • Genentech
  • Janssen Biotech Services, LLC, administered by Janssen Services, LLC
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • Novartis Oncology
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
Course opens: 
05/13/2014
Course expires: 
07/09/2014
Event starts: 
05/14/2014 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

This activity is approved for nursing contact hours.  View complete accreditation details

Some restrictions may apply: Any attendees that claimed credit for attending the live, in-person 2014 NCCN Nursing Program: Advancing Oncology Nursing™ in Hollywood, FL on March 12, 2014, may not claim credit for this webinar.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/13/2014
Course expires: 
07/09/2014

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