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Saturday, April 25 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Nurse’s Role in Fungal Infection and Evidence-Based Prevention (Neutropenia SIG)

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Join us to discuss the issue of fungal infections in patients with cancer, including risk factors, presentation, diagnostics, and treatment. You’ll get an overview of how you can prevent infections during cancer treatment, with information on risk factors, evidence-based patient care, and the use of pharmacologics.

Objectives

  1. Identify predisposing factors for fungal infection.
  2. Differentiate the types of fungal infection.
  3. Interpret diagnostic tests for fungal infection.
  4. Identify treatment options.
  5. Use current PEP Guidelines to review prevention of infection evidence to care for neutropenic patients.


Speakers
avatar for Barbara Wilson, MS, RN, AOCN®, ACNS-BC

Barbara Wilson, MS, RN, AOCN®, ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist and Director, Oncology Professional Practice, WellStar



Saturday April 25, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
314A 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819