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Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Enduring CME Activity From the June 15, 2020, Live Webcast: COVID-19 and Cancer Care: What Oncology Nurses Need to Know Today, A Webcast Series–Week 13

Release Date: June 18, 2020
Expiration Date: June 18, 2021

Activity Overview

The novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly become one of the most challenging public health crises in modern history. With millions of confirmed infections worldwide, including more than 2 million cases in the United States (as of June 16, 2020), this virus has the potential to infect individuals of all ages.

However, older individuals and patients with underlying health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and pulmonary disorders, seem to be the most vulnerable to infection and to developing more severe illness. Patients with cancer must also be considered in this vulnerable and high-risk population.

But how is this pandemic specifically affecting cancer care, and what do clinicians need to know today to ensure they are providing the best care to their patients with cancer?

This enduring CME activity is an archive of the live broadcast from June 15, 2020, featuring 4 oncology nurses who address the rapidly evolving issues clinicians face when treating patients with cancer.

Acknowledgement of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, oncologists, hematologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Identify optimal protocols for cancer facilities, in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, to help minimize the risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection
  • Assess strategies to minimize and mitigate cancer treatment-related adverse events in the current environment
  • Discuss how the psychosocial aspects of nursing have changed in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.


Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP
Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP
Thoracic Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Abramson Cancer Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: Merck & Co, Takeda, AstraZeneca.


Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UCLA Melanoma Program
Los Angeles, CA

Disclosures: Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Danielle Nasello, RN, MSN, NP-C
Danielle Nasello, RN, MSN, NP-C
Malignant Hematology Advanced Practice Professional
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Disclosures: Danielle Nasello, RN, MSN, NP-C, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN
Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN
Renal Cancer Research Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, OH

Disclosures: Consultant: Eisai; Speaker’s Bureau: Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck & Co, Pfizer.

The staff Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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