Oncology Basics

COURSE INFORMATION:
This course is offered to support the educational needs for new and current needs for new and current Hawai‘i Pacific Health Oncology nurses.


OBJECTIVES:
1. Examine Leukemia, disease types and treatment modalities.
2. Manage the patient experiencing an oncology emergency.
3. Analyze the signs and symptoms, classifications, treatment options and appropriate management of skin cancer, GU cancer, GI cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer.
4. Assess the various treatment modalities of chemotherapy, surgery and ration therapy and the appropriate nursing implications.
5. Differentiate the types of oncology emergencies and identify associated signs and symptoms.


CONTINUING EDUCATION:
In support of improving patient care, Hawai‘i Pacific Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 contact hours for nurses.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please contact Dee Ann Omatus at deeann.omatsu@hawaiipacifichealth.org.



Date
Day
Time
Instructor
Location
September 20, 2019 - September 20, 2019
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
Dee Ann Omatsu, Elizabeth Wright, Craig Boddy and Christina Spiers  
PMMC-Cancer Center Conference Room