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Triage Cancer Webinar: Explaining Nephropathy 

Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will explore neuropathy.  Attendees will learn about the symptoms on neuropathy, the potential risks of developing neuropathy, and other aspects of to consider about managing neuropathy.

Presented by Dr. Kelsey Barrel
Assistant Professor
Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
Department of Neurology
University of Utah

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of neuropathy. Neuropathy is a common side effect of some cancer treatments. This webinar will talk about what can cause this type of nerve pain in your hands and/or feet, why it’s important to report symptoms to your health care team, and how neuropathy can be treated.This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make those decisions and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

April 24, 2019

10am Pacific / 12am Central / 1pm Eastern

Course Level: Beginner

Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers, Other Oncology Health Care Professionals

AGENDA

11:00-11:05am Central – Welcome, Speaker Introduction

11:05-11:55am Central – Overview of Neuropathy

11:55am–12:00pm Central – Questions

12:00-12:10pm Central – Post Test

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post- test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

OBJECTIVES

  • Attendees will be able to recognize symptoms of neuropathy.
  • Attendees will be able to articulate the possible risks of developing neuropathy.

QUESTIONS OR GRIEVANCES

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Triage Cancer uses the Zoom platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.