HMTW Chemotherapy Administration Course

The Woodlands, TX US

With the increasing population of patients that require inpatient chemotherapy, this offering closes the knowledge and skill gaps for nurses who do not have experience in safely administering these drugs. Also, this course will serve as a refresher for staff who have been previously trained but need a refresh of knowledge and skill.

  • Use of chemotherapy in the oncology patient population
  • Chemotherapy dose determination
  • Common Hazardous Drugs
  • Discuss common inpatient chemotherapy regimens
  • Oncologic Emergencies, Special Considerations, ANC
  • Medication and Documentation Errors
  • Chemotherapy administration and spill management
  • Chemotherapy Demonstration, Team Exercises, Discussion

Target Audience

Registered Nurses 

Learning Objectives

 

At the conclusion of the learning activity, RNs will obtain the knowledge for safe handling and demonstrate competency in the administration of chemotherapy drugs.

Nursing Learning Outcome:

Knowledge:  80% of the learners will self-report and increase in knowledge related to the administration and monitoring of patients receiving chemotherapy.

Practice:  80% of the learners will self-report an intent to change practice.

Skill: 80% of learners will self-report an increase of skill acquisition related to chemotherapy administration. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 5.50 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

Course opens: 
01/30/2024
Course expires: 
01/30/2025
Rating: 
5

Agenda HMTW Chemotherapy Administration Course

9:00am- 15:30pm

 

 

Time

Topic

Presenter

0900-0915

Introduction to Oncology Nursing

S. Viser

0915-0945

Chemotherapy Basics, BSA Calculation

S. Viser

0945-1100

Common Hazardous Drugs

S. Viser

1100-1115

Break

 

1115-1215

Proper PPE and Central Line Management

S. Viser

1215-1245

Lunch

 

1245-1345

Oncologic Emergencies, Special Considerations, ANC

S. Viser

1345-1400

Medication and Documentation Errors

S. Viser

1400-1415

Break

 

1415-1430

Chemotherapy administration and spill management

S. Viser

1430-1515

Chemotherapy Demonstration, Team Exercises

S. Viser

1515-1530

Discussion and Evaluation

S. Viser

 

 

 

 

Houston Methodist The Woodlands
17201 I-45
Healing Tower, 6th Floor Conference Room # 6592
The Woodlands, TX 77385
United States

Class will be held in the Healing Tower, 6th Floor Conference Room # 6592

Bianca Rivera, BSN, RN, CPHON, OCN


Stacey Viser, BSN, RN, MedSurg RN-BC

 

The activity's Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity - planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers - has a conflict of interest. Please send any questions to HMHNursePlanners@HoustonMethodist.org

Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

To be awarded 5.50 continuing professional development hours, the participant must be registered for this class, attend the program in its entirety, complete course requisites, and complete the evaluation tool.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 5.50 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

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