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Recognizing and Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
August 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Recognizing and Managing Side Effects
of Cancer Treatment
Dr. Michelle Gardiner will discuss topics relevant to common and problematic side effects of anti-cancer treatments. Issues to be covered include; handling of acute infusion reactions, prevention and treatment of peripheral neuropathy, and the importance of recognizing and evaluating cancer-related fatigue in patients.
- Identify strategies for preventing and treating acute infusion reactions
- Describe non-pharmacological and pharmacological ways to prevent or manage chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
- Demonstrate an understanding of cancer-related fatigue and list treatable contributing factors