CSPEN Fall Meeting 2018

CSPEN18-6 - Nutrition and Pharmaceutical Aspects of Oncology Care

Nov 9, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Nov 9, 2018 4:15pm


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role of the outpatient subspecialty nutrition support clinician 
  • Identify common challenges the nutrition support clinician faces with managing outpatient oncology patients
  • Identify strategies the nutrition support clinician can use to optimize the care of high acuity patients in the home setting 
  • Describe common chemotherapy/food/dietary supplement interactions 
  • Describe different categories of cancer therapy; chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy 
  • List common side effects of cancer therapy and how these side effects are managed


  • Erin Williams, RD, CSO, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • Jeff Kaiser, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, University of Colorado Hospital

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