Adult T-Cell Leukemia

Overview

4.7 out of 5 (32 Reviews)

Credits

1.50

Pharmacology Credits

0.5

Post Assessment Questions

8

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Adult T- cell leukemia (ATL) is a rare and aggressive peripheral T-cell neoplasm associated with human T-cell leukemia virus type -1 (HTLV-1) infection. It is classified into four different clinical variants that are acute, lymphomatous, chronic, and smoldering. ATL is associated with poor prognosis with short overall survival despite treatment. This activity reviews the evaluation and treatment of ATL and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in evaluating and treating patients with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Review the etiology of adult T cell leukemia.
  • Describe the evaluation of adult T cell leukemia.
  • Outline the management of adult T cell leukemia.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Adult T-Cell Leukemia

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Nurse Practitioners: StatPearls designates this activity for 1.50 ANCC contact hour(s), which includes 0.5 hour(s) of pharmacology. NPs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  3. Study the educational content of the enduring material.
  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
  5. Complete the post-activity assessment survey.

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