Cancer Related Fatigue

Cancer Related Fatigue highlights the latest information on the aspects and causes of fatigue, and how oncology professionals can provide appropriate treatment to patients with this symptom. Included in this course are many relevant links to ASCO Annual Meeting videos, including those relating to pharmacologic and yoga treatments for cancer related fatigue.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review key scientific and educational reports recently published in the oncology literature.
  • Examine the practice implications taken from these recent reports.
  • Apply knowledge learned to guide practice changes designed to improve care of patients suffering from fatigue.

ACGME Competencies Addressed: Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism

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CME Information

The American Society of Clinical Oncology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The American Society of Clinical Oncology designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A member of the ASCO CME Subcommittee has reviewed all faculty disclosure reports, identified potential conflicts of interest, and implemented strategies to manage those areas of conflict, where they exist.

Anne Berger, PhD, RN, AOCNS, FAAN has no relevant relationships to disclose.

Date of Original Release:  December 16, 2010.

Method of Instruction and Participation
This interactive, online activity allows participants to proceed through the content at a self-directed pace. Case-based scenarios with guided thought questions, faculty commentary, and presentation slides comprise the activity’s content.

Medium Used
Self-directed, online slide presentation with faculty audio commentary.

Estimated Time to Complete the Activity: 5.5 hours

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.