Updates on Lung Cancer Patient Care: Conquering Clinical and Nutrition Obstacles

Program Date: January 2014
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of lung cancer
  • Verbalize the current treatment available for lung cancer
  • Discuss how nutrition plays an integral part of lung cancer treatment
  • Identify the patients at risk for nutritional complications
  • Develop an nutritional plan of care for the lung cancer patient
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 5090, 5150, 3000
  • Media Format(s): Video (English)
  • Run Time: 45 Minutes

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Annette Quinn, RN, MSN

Program Manager in Radiation Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center

Annette Quinn is a Program Manager in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center. She has over 20 plus years of experience in oncology nursing. Annette has numerous Oncology publications and presentations and continues to pursue her passion for management of mucositis in cancer patients.

Rhone Levin, MEd, RD, CSO, LD

Registered Dietitian

Mountain States Tumor Institute

Rhone Levin has been a Registered Dietitian for 24 years and has specialized in oncology nutrition. She is board certified in oncology nutrition. Rhone has been an oncology dietitian at the Mountain States Tumor institute for St. Luke’s Health System for three years. She is a co-writer: Symptom Management Interventions for Oncology Patients, a project of the ON DPG and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: in press: Work group Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Evidence Analysis Library oncology revision of evidence based nutrition research.


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