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Pediatric Cancers: An Overview and Treatment Protocols

Date:

October 24, 2012

 

Time:

8am-4:30pm

 

Location:

UW Hospital and Clinics

(Room to be announced)

 

Contact:

608-263-6490

 

Audience                             

Registered nurses who will be responsible for providing care to pediatric patients with cancer and their families. 

 

Course Content

  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia
  • Lymphomas
  • Wilms tumor
  • Brain tumors
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Neuroblastoma       

Purpose

To provide a basic overview of pediatric cancers, including the pathophyisiology and effects of these cancers on the pediatric patient.  To review the present treatment modalities, their side effects and the nursing interventions that are associated with each of the treatment modalities.

 

Presenters

Kristin Casey, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Lisa Keller, MS, RN, CPNP 

 

Planning Committee

Kristin Casey, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Mary Cotter, MSN, RNC, NNP

Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Jamie Johnson, BSN, RN, CPON

Lisa Keller, MS, RN, CPNP

Kari Stampfli, MS, RN, CPNP

 

Continuing Education Credit

7.25 contact hours will be awarded for this program.

 

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

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