As patients diagnosed with cancer live longer with their disease, it is necessary for oncologists and other cancer care professionals to keep current on the advances in palliative care principles. This activity consists of a 25 multiple-choice question self-assessment which includes answer rationales and links to relevant resources.
- Apply the basic principles of palliative care to the practice of oncology
- Identify patients who may benefit from palliative care consultations
- Utilize effective symptom management strategies when appropriate for patients with cancer
ACGME Competencies addressed: Medical Knowledge; Practice-based Learning & Improvement; Professionalism