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Oncologic Pharmacology for the Rehabilitation Professional

Course: #3894Level: Intermediate2 Hours 44 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three strategies for administration of chemotherapeutic agents using fundamental principles of pharmacology.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to define the fundamental mechanisms of action of at least three of five different classes of chemotherapeutic agents.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three management strategies for the adverse effects of specific chemotherapeutic agents.

Agenda

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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