MCI Oncology Academic Educational Series: Emergent Complications of Cancer Therapy: Hypersensitivity/Infusion Reactions and the Impact of Febrile Neutropenia
The use of anthracycline-based combination chemotherapy to treat diffuse aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in older patients is complicated by the frequent occurrence of neutropenia, febrile neutropenia (FN), and serious infections.
During this lecture Ms. Sinclair and Ms. Alonso will discuss early recognition of hypersensitivity reaction along with immediate and post-care for infusion reaction.
Oncology Nurses, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and other interested healthcare providers.
- Discuss early recognition, immediate and post-care for infusion reactions, cytokine release syndrome, and anaphylaxis.
- Define severe and febrile neutropenia in cancer patients, discuss relationship between ANC and risk of infection and discuss short and long-term mortality associated with febrile neutropenia.
Miri M. Sinclair, ARNP
Miami Cancer Institute
Miri M. Sinclair, ARNP 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).
Dayne Alonso, P.A.
Dayne Alonso, P.A. 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.
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- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
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- 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
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