MCI Oncology Academic Educational Series – Best Practice Recommendations for Creating an Oral Oncolytic Education and Monitoring Program
The high cost of cancer therapies continues to lead to questions of affordability for the healthcare system and to patients. During this lecture Jessica Unzaga, Pharm. D. will discuss available interventions for improving patient adherence to oral therapies. She will also review resources for drug specific education on oral chemotherapy.
Oncology Nurses, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and other interested healthcare providers.
- Identify barriers that contribute to oral oncolytic nonadherence.
- Describe available interventions for improving patient adherence to oral therapies.
- Discuss key components needed in implementing an oral oncolytic education and monitoring program.
Jessica Unzaga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Hematology
Miami Cancer Institute
Jessica Unzaga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation(s) or discussion(s).
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-657518, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nursing, Pharmacy and Respiratory Therapy (personal growth). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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