A vast array of drugs are used to treat patients with cancer. This webinar will introduce the attendee to the basic pharmacology of these drugs, the mechanism of action of different classes of these drugs, and frequently observed adverse effects of these drugs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three strategies for administration of chemotherapeutic agents using fundamental principles of pharmacology.
- Participants will be able to define the fundamental mechanisms of action of at least three of five different classes of chemotherapeutic agents.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three management strategies for the adverse effects of specific chemotherapeutic agents.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-35 Minutes||Basic pharmacology|
|35-60 Minutes||Introduction to the classes of chemotherapeutic agents|
|60-115 Minutes||Identification of adverse effects caused by chemotherapeutic agents and useful management strategies|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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