Pain in Oncology: The Role of Occupational Therapy
Pain in Oncology: The Role of Occupational Therapy
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Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2017

Member Price
Non-Member Price: $34.99

Product Overview



Jennifer Nicholson, OTR, MOT

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Earn: .075 AOTA CEU (1 NBCOT PDU/.75 contact hour)

This course presents an overview and discussion about pain as a distinct concern across the oncology population and settings.  Identification and management of pain associated with Cancer will be described and the unique role of occupational therapy in supporting performance in oncology practice highlighted.

Learning Objectives

Following this course the learner will:

1)      Identify typical types of pain

2)      Describe causes of pain within oncology population

3)      Discuss implications of pain to occupational performance

4)      Identify treatment approaches for management of symptoms

5)      Identify OT treatment approaches for safe performance of valued occupations



Audience:  OT and OTA practitioners

Learning Level: Introductory 

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants


Topics:  Physical Rehabilitation, Continuing Education


Keywords:  Cancer, pain, medication,