Giving Careers Education
HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY: Care of the AYA Oncology Patient in the PICU
Dr. Jay Duncan, intensivist at Cook Children's, discusses the care of adolescent and young adult oncology patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit differs from that of the pediatric patient.

Learner Objectives:
  • Discuss how the care of the adolescent/young adult differs from that of the pediatric patient in the PICU
  • Explain the need for inclusion of the adolescent/young adult in discussion of their care
  • Describe effective verbal and nonverbal communication with adolescents/young adults in the PICU
  • Discuss the development, recognition and therapy of dementia associated with acute illness in young adults

Click on the following link to view the Video Grand Rounds presentation:

Care of the AYA Oncology Patient in the PICU

Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Retire Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
Course Materials:
Jay Duncan, MD
Cook Children’s Medical Center
Fort Worth, TX
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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