MCI Oncology Academic Educational Series: Oncology Nursing Fundamentals, Part II

Miami, FL US
August 6, 2019

Symptom management during radiation therapy is critical to providing high-quality care for patients receiving treatment. Symptoms are varied and dependent on the site irradiated. Join Cathy Ollom, R.N., MSN. AOCNS, as she discusses common symptoms associated with radiation therapy, as well as treatment strategies for the prevention, rapid identification and management of emerging symptoms. In addition, she will address how to manage immediate complications of chemotherapy/ biotherapy to improve patient outcomes

Target Audience

Oncology Nurses, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Patient Navigators and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Review chemotherapy/biotherapy dose-limiting toxicities to include risk factors, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Manage immediate complications of chemotherapy/biotherapy to include hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis, cytokine release syndrome and extravasation.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/06/2019 - 10:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/06/2019 - 2:30pm EDT
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States


Cathy Ollom R.N., MSN, AOCNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida 

Ms. Ollom 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.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 4 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-632645, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 4 credits for Nursing and Nurse Practitioners. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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