Oncology Nursing Care Considerations for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment



New targeted therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer have increased the need for awareness, education and training for nurses to prepare them to confidently manage and educate patients. This interactive activity will include a combination of learning strategies to build competencies in the area of diagnostic testing and treatment options.

Also download the facilitator guides with instructions on presenting the case study and video to a group.

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

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Course Topics

  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Right and left colorectal cancers
  • Precision medicine
  • Targeted therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Surgery
  • Radiation

Expected Outcomes

Participants will report improved knowledge regarding the care of patients receiving treatment for mCRC.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for the educational programs includes oncology nurses, advanced practice nurses (APNs) and other healthcare providers involved in the management of patients receiving targeted therapies for mCRC.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 1.0 ILNA points may be applied to Diagnosis and Staging OR Disease-Related Biology OR Treatment.  No more than 1.0 total points may be claimed for the program.

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