Introduction: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Individualizing AML Treatment
--Disease and Patient Characteristics
--Cytogenetic and Molecular Mutations
Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed AML
Treating Patients With Relapsed/Refractory AML
Adverse Event Monitoring and Management
Supportive Care for Patients With AML
Date / Time
Elizabeth Kaled, NP
Advanced Practice Nurse
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ayelet Nelson, ANP-BC
Outpatient Leukemia Nurse Practitioner
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York
The goal of this continuing education activity is to enhance knowledge and clinical competency among oncology nurses in the nursing care of patients with AML.
The proposed learning activities are intended for oncology nurses, NPs and other health care providers who manage and care for patients with AML. This includes nursing professionals affiliated with community and academic hospitals, oncology practices or healthcare systems.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the phases of AML therapy (including treating leukostasis, and induction/consolidation therapy)
- Outline individualized management plans for AML based on disease, patient, and agent characteristics.
- Identify recommendations for cytogenetic and molecular biomarkers that are used to select therapy in AML.
- Review newer approved and investigational targeted agents used along with chemotherapy for improved outcomes.
- Identify strategies for addressing quality-of-life concerns, supportive care needs for patients with AML.
Discuss the management of treatment-related adverse events for patients with AML.
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing Continuing Education
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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