A Nurses’ Perspective: Oral Therapies in Breast Cancer: Considerations for Enhanced Adherence in the Hormone Receptor-positive/Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-negative Breast Cancer
Sramila Aithal, MD
Alliance Cancer Specialists
US Oncology Network
Evelyn Robles-Rodríguez, DNP, APN, AOCN
Director, Outreach, Prevention and Survivorship
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
Camden, New Jersey
Oncology nurses are in an inherently valuable position to be in the frontline of breast cancer treatment for patients. Given identified gaps and faculty feedback, the instructional design of this program is a multi-pronged educational approach designed for an oncology nursing audience.
This activity is intended for frontline US-based oncology nurses, oncologists, advanced practice clinicians, and pharmacists caring for patients with hormone receptor-positive (HR+)/human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-) breast cancer.
- Evaluate patient education strategies to enhance adherence and persistence to treatment with oral oncolytic therapies in the setting of HR+/HER2- BC
- Discuss the importance of side effect monitoring, recognition, management, and patient education in enhancing patient quality of life and treatment persistence in HR+/HER2- BC treated with oral oncolytics
- Optimize nursing strategies for optimal communication, patient care coordination, and multidisciplinary care team collaboration
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Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in caring for patients with hormone receptor-positive (HR+)/human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-) breast cancer.
CNE Credits: 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours.
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Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Sramila Aithal MD, discloses she is on the on the speakers’ bureau for Pfizer, Seagen, Daichii/Astrazeneca and Merck.
Evelyn Robles-Rodríguez, DNP, APN, AOCN discloses that she has received a research grant from Genentech and Pfizer.
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
Joan Duer-Hefele, RN, MA, CCRC
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RELEASE DATE: April 29, 2022
EXPIRATION DATE: April 29, 2023
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