34 minutes | Apr 23, 2021

Episode 152: Administer Rituximab Immunotherapy With Confidence

ONS member Seth Eisenberg, RN, ASN, OCN®, BMTCN®, professional practice coordinator of infusion services at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in Washington and member of the Puget Sound ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss how to safely administer rituximab. This episode is part of an ongoing series about outpatient oncology drug infusion; the others are linked in the episode notes. Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod   Licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 3.0  Earn 0.5 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) by listening to the full recording and completing an evaluation at myoutcomes.ons.org by April 23, 2023. The planners and faculty for this episode have no conflicts to disclose, and the episode has no commercial support. ONS is accredited as a provider of NCPD by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Episode Notes  Check out these resources from today’s episode:   Complete this evaluation for free NCPD.  Previous Oncology Nursing Podcast episodes on outpatient oncology drug infusion  ONS Voice article: Priming Lines With Drug May Reduce Hypersensitivity Reactions From Rituximab  ONS Voice article: What Oncology Nurses Need to Know About Subcutaneous Rituxan Hycela  ONS Voice article: The Names of Targeted Therapies Give Clues to How They Work  ONS Voice article: What Oncology Nurses Need to Know About Tumor Lysis Syndrome  ONS book: Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice  ONS Communities thread on double check and hazardous drugs  ONS Communities thread on rituximab spills  Infusion Nurses Society (INS) 
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