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Optimizing Care of Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Clinical Pearls for Nurses and Pharmacists

  • Authors: Amy L. Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC; Kirollos S. Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
  • CE Released: 8/26/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 8/26/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

    IPCE: 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for community-based nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other clinicians caring for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to understand CLL treatment regimens and manage adverse events (AEs) as an interprofessional team.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Monitoring recommendations for CLL therapies
    • AEs associated with CLL therapies
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Managing AEs of CLL treatment regimens
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Work as an interprofessional team to optimize care of patients with CLL


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Faculty

  • Amy L. Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC

    Research Associate
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Nurse Practitioner
    The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Participation by Dr Goodrich does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

    Amy L. Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Kirollos S. Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

    Oncology Pharmacy Manager
    M Health Fairview
    Maple Grove, Minnesota
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, Minnesota

    Disclosures

    Kirollos S. Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbvie; Beigene; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Abbvie; Beigene; Bristol Myers Squibb; Exelixis; G1 Therapeutics; GlaxoSmithKline; Rigel; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Editor

  • Megan Whitney, DMD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC  

    Disclosures

    Megan Whitney, DMD, has no relevant financial relationships.  

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Nurses

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

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    For Pharmacists

  • Medscape designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 contact hour(s) (0.050 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: JA0007105-0000-22-223-H01-P).

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CE

Optimizing Care of Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Clinical Pearls for Nurses and Pharmacists

Authors: Amy L. Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC; Kirollos S. Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOPFaculty and Disclosures

CE Released: 8/26/2022

Valid for credit through: 8/26/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to understand CLL treatment regimens and manage adverse events (AEs) as an interprofessional team.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.