Novel Treatments for Recurrent Glioblastoma

Novel Treatments for Recurrent Glioblastoma

Contact hours
3.00
On Demand

The treatment of glioblastoma requires a nurse to possess a specialized knowledge base to effectively address the unique challenges of caring for a patient with this deadly disease. This course will offer a comprehensive look into systemic and local treatments for recurrent glioblastoma, summarize the challenges that treatment presents, and coach you on how to help patients and their families through the stress and trauma that comes with diagnosis and treatment.

This course was developed with American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN).

Novel Treatments for Recurrent Glioblastoma Course Outline

  • Brief Glioblastoma Overview
  • Glioblastoma Recurrence
  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • System Therapy (chemotherapy, monoclonal antibodies, immunotherapy)
  • Tumor Treating Fields
  • Vaccine Therapy

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will recognize nursing and patient implications for systemic and local treatments for recurrent glioblastoma.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other healthcare professionals with some knowledge of the pathophysiology and treatment for glioblastomas.

ILNA Breakdown

OCN®, AOCNP®, AOCNS®, and CPHON®
3 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3 points: Treatment Modalities
Learning Objectives
  • Summarize challenges in treating recurrent glioblastoma.
  • Recognize nursing and patient implications for systemic treatments for recurrent glioblastoma.
  • Discuss nursing and patient implications for local treatments for recurrent glioblastoma.
  • Discuss nursing and patient implications for local treatments for recurrent glioblastoma.

The Oncology Nursing Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

Individual Pricing Options

$40.00
Member
$90.00
Nonmember

Group purchases are available

 Registering for 10 or more people? Group discounts are available for this course.

To find out more, contact ONS customer service at help@ons.org or 866-257-4667, option 2. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm EST.

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