Inaugural CE Training on Immunotherapy Nursing Care Successfully Conducted in Beijing
August 30, 2019. The first Advances in Immunotherapy Nursing Care Training was successfully held at Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), August 25-27, 2019, Beijing. The PUMC and FZHCare co-organized the event. Co-developed by oncology nursing experts in the US and China, it was the first of such course in China and was approved as a 6-credit, National Level Category I (highest level) CME course there.
Coming from 10 provinces, such as Beijing, Chongqing, Anhui, Sichuan and Xinjiang, about 50 nursing professionals attended the 3-day training. On day one, nationally-recognized nursing experts gave lectures on various topics in oncology nursing, from current best practices in immunotherapy treatment and care, clinical applications and trials, safety and patient education, to trends in nursing.
In the next two days, experts from the US presented recent immunotherapy advancements in medical treatment and nursing. They systematically discussed immunotherapy basics, clinical practices, combination therapies, CAR-T therapy, adverse events evaluation and management, best nursing practices, patient and family education and so on.
Many clinical case studies from both countries were presented, analyzed and discussed in small groups. For the Chinese oncology nurses with diverse background in the, it achieved its educational goals of sharing US nursing practices in immunotherapy, incorporating certain American approaches into Chinese procedures where appropriate, and enhancing knowledge and clinical skills, according to the follow-up survey.
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Huaping Liu, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, former Dean of School of Nursing, Peking Union Medical College
Bo Xu, RN, Director, Cancer Foundation of China
Yuhan Lu, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing, Peking University Cancer Hospital
Jianping Xu, MD, Chief Physician, Cancer Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
JoAnn Liu, DNP, AOCNP, NP, Duke Center Institute
Guiyun Zhou, DNP, AOCNS, NP, Vita Medical Associates and Co-founder of FZHCare