Delirium and Depression

With this ASCO University® course, you can learn how to better recognize and form management strategies for cancer patients who have delirium and depression. Using the expertise of doctors, a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant, Delirium & Depression presents two case studies. The first reviews a 72-year-old man with advanced pancreatic cancer. The second examines a 67-year-old female with a history of bone only metastatic estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) positive breast cancer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Enhance caretaker recogniition of patients with canceer who have delirium or depression
  • Utlilize the most appropriate management strategies, for patients with cancer, that are diagnosed with delirium or depression

CME Credit is available for this course.

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

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No commercial support was obtained for this activity.