Innovations in Metastatic Breast Cancer Care

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This series of videos walks you through treatment options for advanced or metastatic breast cancer, including combined modality regimens. Early intervention approaches for common adverse reactions from CDK4/6 inhibitors. This will include assessment tools, symptom management, and recommendations for dose modification. Along with strategies and resources that will build upon existing skills to discern and offer optimal patient-centered treatment options.

Funding for development of this activity was provided by an independent educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

Expected Outcomes

  • Learners will indicate increased knowledge of novel therapies and treatment strategies for patients with metastatic breast cancer.
  • Learners will indicate increased knowledge of symptom management and dose adjustments for side effects related to CDK4/6 inhibitor therapy.

Target Audience

The target audience is nurses of all levels and all roles working with breast cancer patients.

ILNA Breakdown

Candidates may claim 1 CNE or ILNA points in any area of their choosing on the following blueprint areas: . Candidates will not be able to place the 1 ILNA points under both categories as the number of points claimed cannot exceed the total CNE points for the offering.

•    Part 1 ILNA: Treatment, Disease related biology, Role of the APN
•    Part 2 ILNA: Treatment, Symptom management, Disease related biology, Role of the APN
•    Part 3 ILNA: Psychosocial, End of Life, Palliative Care, Professional Practice, Survivorship

Learning Objectives

Part 1: Innovations in Metastatic Breast Cancer Care: Overview of Therapy Options

  • The learner will identify novel targeted therapies, treatment strategies, as well as the attributes and the benefits of CDK4/6 inhibitors. 

Part 2: Innovations in Metastatic Breast Cancer Care: CDK4/6 Inhibitor Toxicity Monitoring and Management

  • The learner will identify targeted therapy  toxicities, and dose adjustments of CDK4/6 inhibitors.

Part 3: Innovations in Metastatic Breast Cancer Care: Palliative Care, An Extra Layer of Support

  • The learner will identify the definition of, and various strategies for, palliative care.

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