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Breast Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Course Description
9-contact-hour breast cancer CEU on causes, diagnosis, and treatment. This oncology continuing education course covers the care of patients with breast cancer, including approaches to prevention, assessment of risk factors, screening, detection, diagnosis methods, current treatment modalities, survivorship, and end-of-life issues. Applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Bestseller!
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Describe the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of breast cancer.

2) Discuss the epidemiology and risk factors of breast cancer.

3) Summarize methods of screening, detecting, and diagnosing breast cancer.

4) Explain the process of staging breast cancer.

5) Describe the different types and categories of breast cancer.

6) Discuss treatments for breast cancer.

7) Describe the possible side effects of treatment modalities.

8) Discuss the psychological implications of having breast cancer.

9) Summarize the major components of follow-up and survivorship care for breast cancer.

10) Explain the unique concerns for end-of-life care for breast cancer patients and their immediate circle.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 9.00 Contact Hours.

Course Availability: Expires September 1, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Sheryl M. Ness, MA, BSN, ADN, RN

Sheryl Ness has been an RN since 1985, working in the areas of transfusion medicine, endocrinology, neurology, and oncology. She achieved assistant professor of oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and has a master's in transcultural nursing. She has worked for over a decade in the field of oncology education, teaching nurses, allied health staff, and patients. She is published in the Oncology Nursing Forum, the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, and the Journal of Cancer Education. Since 2009, she has written for nursing textbooks and designed curriculum for medical residents, nursing students, and other allied health professionals. 

Nancy Evans, BS

Nancy Evans is a health science writer and editor with more than three decades of experience in healthcare publishing. She served as senior editor at Mosby/Times Mirror, senior editor in the health sciences division of Addison-Wesley, and senior medical editor at Appleton & Lange. A breast cancer survivor since 1991, she has written and spoken extensively on breast cancer issues. Nancy co-produced the HBO documentary film Rachel's Daughters: Searching for the Causes of Breast Cancer. She is also the co-producer of Children and Asthma, a KQED documentary film, and the documentary, Good Food, Bad Food: Obesity in American Children.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 9 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/01/2022
Cost: $47.00
Credit Offered: 9 ANCC Credits
 
 
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