Susan Serratore, RN
- Design key elements of treatment protocols for patients with cancer and apply to applicable treatment plans in clinical practice.
- Integrate information about emerging diagnostics, technologies, and therapeutics related to oncology to applicable treatment plans.
- Identify common high risk cancer problems so they can be triaged and treated appropriately.
- Evaluate recent innovations in Oncology clinical practice in order to assess their use for safe and effective patient care.
- Summarize recent advances in oncology research in order to design best-practice approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
- Design diagnostic and therapeutic plans for common presentations of cancer.
- Evaluate contributing factors to near-miss cases, including breakdowns in communication and coordination of care.
- Apply current practice guidelines in the field of medicine or surgery to patient treatment plans.
- Improve patient outcomes through better diagnosis and management of cancer and complications reviewed as measured by the RQRS Dashboard, internal cancer quality studies and blood transfusion reports
- Predict and avoid surgical complications in the operating room.
- Maintain or improve select KRA scores
Target Audience: All Physicians, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Surgeons, Oncologists, Nurses and any interested healthcare personnel.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.