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Saturday, April 25 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Oncologic Emergencies: A Case-Based Approach

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Oncologic emergencies place patients at high risk for complications. The oncology nursing team is often the first to recognize signs and initiate the therapeutic response.  Get the latest updates in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing considerations of various oncologic emergencies and walk away with knowledge of practice standards, care tools, and strategies for implementing practice changes to improve patient outcomes.


  1. Identify the causes and symptoms of malignant spinal cord compression.  
  2. Describes treatment of malignant spinal cord compression to develop a nursing plan of care for patients with this oncologic emergency.

  3. Defines the risk factors and symptoms of tumor lysis syndrome.  

  4. Explain treatment of tumor lysis syndrome to effectively care for patients at risk for and those experiencing this syndrome.

Saturday April 25, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
West Hall D2 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819