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Enhancing Outcomes in Patients With Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Practical Application for Nurses

  • Authors: Patricia Manea, BSN, RN, CCRP
  • CE Released: 10/14/2020
  • Valid for credit through: 10/14/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncology nurses and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.

The goal of this activity is to improve oncology nurses' ability to differentiate among myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), personalize treatment options, monitor for and treat adverse events, and provide appropriate counseling in order to enhance outcomes for patients with MPNs.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Increased knowledge regarding the
    • Emerging MPN treatments
  • Greater competence related to
    • Discussing the potential side effects of MPN treatment options with patients
    • Mitigating common treatment-related adverse effects in patients with MPNs
  • Demonstrating greater confidence in their ability to
    • Providing key counseling points to patients with MPNs about their treatment


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  • Patricia Manea, BSN, RN, CCRP

    Project Manager, Hematology and Phase I Clinical Trials
    UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center
    San Antonio, Texas


    Disclosure: Patricia Manea, BSN, RN, CCRP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


  • Davecia R. Cameron, MS

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Davecia R. Cameron, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CE Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

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In support of improving patient care, Medscape LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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Enhancing Outcomes in Patients With Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Practical Application for Nurses

Authors: Patricia Manea, BSN, RN, CCRPFaculty and Disclosures

CE Released: 10/14/2020

Valid for credit through: 10/14/2021


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