ERIC Number: ED251712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Morris, Sara; Michael, Nancy, Ed.
This module on antineoplastic drugs is intended for use in inservice or continuing education programs for persons who administer medications in long-term care facilities. Instructor information, including teaching suggestions, and a listing of recommended audiovisual materials and their sources appear first. The module goal and objectives are then provided. A brief discussion follows of cancer, including what cancer is, how it spreads, how antineoplastic drugs affect the growth of cancer cells, and the side effects of these drugs; pain control; and considerations and suggestions for patient care. This discussion is intended for use as a lecture or participant reading. Other contents include a vocabulary list, a worksheet, and medication charts, all of which are suitable for reproduction for use as handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Behavioral Objectives, Cancer, Continuing Education, Drug Therapy, Drug Use, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Nursing Homes, Oncology, Residential Care
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Bloomington, IN 47405.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.