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Nursing Perspectives: Best Practices in Follicular Lymphoma Management

  • Authors: Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC; Kathryn Ciccolini, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, OCN; Jacklyn Gideon, MSN, AGPCNP-BC
  • CE Released: 6/16/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 6/16/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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  • Credits Available

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

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    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for nurses and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with follicular lymphoma (FL).

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to care for patients with FL by enhancing their knowledge of FL therapies, and their skills managing treatment side effects, providing patient education, and working as part of the healthcare team.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Therapy options for patients with FL
    • Topics to address when providing patient education on FL therapies
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Preventing and managing treatment-related adverse events (trAEs) of FL therapies


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  • Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC

    Nurse Practitioner
    The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    Baltimore, Maryland 


    Participation by Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

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


  • Kathryn Ciccolini, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, OCN

    Transplant and Cell Therapy Clinical Program Manager
    Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Program
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    New York, New York 


    Kathryn Ciccolini, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, OCN, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: Atheneum; Celgene Corporation;

  • Jacklyn Gideon, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

    Nurse Practitioner
    Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy Program
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois


    Jacklyn Gideon, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, has no relevant financial relationships.


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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  • 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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Nursing Perspectives: Best Practices in Follicular Lymphoma Management

Authors: Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC; Kathryn Ciccolini, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, OCN; Jacklyn Gideon, MSN, AGPCNP-BCFaculty and Disclosures

CE Released: 6/16/2023

Valid for credit through: 6/16/2024, 11:59 PM EST


Contents of This Activity

To start this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing the brief survey at the bottom. 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.

Overview of FDA-Approved Treatments of Follicular Lymphoma

Find out the most relevant follicular lymphoma treatment information for oncology nurses.
Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP-AC

The Practical Management of Follicular Lymphoma Therapies

Are you up to date on the best practical management tips for follicular lymphoma treatment?
Jacklyn Gideon, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Keys to Effective Nurse-Led Patient Education

Our expert faculty summarizes key points in nurse education for follicular lymphoma patients and caregivers.
Kathryn Ciccolini, DNP, AGACNP-BC, OCN

Learning Feedback Questions

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