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ICI CHEMOTHERAPY & ANTICANCER AGENTS' ADMINISTRATION COMPETENCY COURSE


ICI CHEMOTHERAPY & ANTICANCER AGENTS' ADMINISTRATION COMPETENCY COURSE


Starting on :04:30 PM 28 July, 2020 Venue:International Cancer Institute
Ending on :05:30 PM 26 September, 2020 Max Credits:10.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Mrs Pamela Were
Oncology Nurse and Chief Outreach Coordinator(ICI)
ICI

2. Dr. Chizi Kiti
Head of Education and Training: International Cancer Institute
ICI

3. Dr. Kibet Kibor
Anatomic Pathologist

4. Dr. Nicholas Kisilu Muema
Clinical care Lead: ICI
ICI

5. Dr. Irene Weru
Oncology Pharmacist

6. Dr. David Wata
Oncology Pharmacist

7. Dr. Collins Saina
Oncology Pharmacist: ICI
ICI

8. Prof. Chite Asirwa
Consultant Physician, Medical Oncologist & Hematologist Executive Director/ CEO: International Cancer Institute
ICI

Description

Multidisciplinary team, standards of care, optimal therapies and novel agents in the care of cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Objectives

Define cancer, characteristics of benign v/s malignant cells, cell cycle, cancer genetics and principles of carcinogenesis Review the epidemiology of cancer, rationale for cancer screening and cancer prevention strategies. Understand cancer diagnostic modalities, staging, goals of therapy and the role of multidisciplinary approach to the cancer patient. Classify chemotherapy agents, give indications, contraindications, and specific adverse effects of each. Familiarize with Immuno-oncology, Biologic and targeted cancer therapies Know the various routes of anticancer drugs administration and the special considerations for use of each. Learn the immediate complications of anticancer therapy, how to monitor them and their management.- including irritants, vesicants, hypersensitivity reactions etc Review the systemic effects of anticancer therapy, their monitoring and management. Learn the pathophysiology, grading, prevention and management of cancer-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). Understand the presentation and management of oncologic emergencies. To learn about the role of pharmacovigilance in cancer care: counselling and education to patients and their families. To discuss the legal and ethical issues related to cancer treatment To demonstrate clinical acumen and practical skills in anticancer therapy administration processes.