Retinoblastoma

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1.25

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10

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

25 Feb 2022

Last Reviewed

25 Feb 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Retinoblastoma is the most common primary intraocular malignancy of childhood. Patients management is best in consultation with an experienced ophthalmologist who will be able to provide appropriate support. To achieve good results, the goals and objectives of retinoblastoma treatment should be defined. This activity demonstrates the use of chemotherapy in the treatment of retinoblastoma, radiotherapy, surgical options, complications, and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in caring for patients undergoing retinoblastoma treatment.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the indications of retinoblastoma treatment.
  • Outline the complications of retinoblastoma treatment.
  • Describe the epidemiology and etiology of retinoblastomas.
  • Summarize interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to advance the treatment of retinoblastoma and improve patient outcomes.

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