Description: A Core Curriculum
This is a comprehensive and standardized overview of nursing issues involved in caring for children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases. Common diagnoses, along with treatment approaches with nursing and supportive care principles, are presented. Both novice and experienced hematology/oncology nurses will benefit from this course.
Continuing Education Contact Hours:
Must attend both days to receive contact hours. No partial CE credit given. Nurses will be awarded 7.5 ANCC contact hours for participation in this program.
UCLA Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12511 for 9 contact hours.
Agenda & Presentations (Please refer to your event reminder for the password to access these presentations.)
|Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer|
|Basic Neurology: Anatomy and physiology Review|
|Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs)|
|Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Long-Term Effects of Treatment|
|CNS Tumors in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults|
|Hematologic Diseases of Childhood|
|Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplant (HPCT)|
|Management of Treatment Side Effects: Supportive Care Issues|
|Nursing Assessment in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology|
|Pain Management and Procedure-Related Sedation|
|Pediatric Solid Tumors|
|Pediatric Palliative Care 7 End-of-Life Issues|
|Principles of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy|
|Research and Treatment Protocols|
|The Big Picture: Hematologic and Oncologic Diseases in Children|
For questions regarding course content, contact: Grace Sund, MSN, RN, CPNP, CPHON, CNS at [email protected] or 424-259-8218