CAPhO Connections Podcast - Episode 8 with Humirah Sultani

Humirah Sultani
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Pediatric Oncology & Transplant Pharmacy

Topic: A Day in the Life of a Pediatric Oncology Pharmacist

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Jumping out of adult practice and into the world of pediatric oncology and transplant has opened my eyes to the infinite number of clinical questions remaining to be answered.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Supportive care role – cinv management, infectious disease prevention and treatment in onc/bmt setting, chemotherapy administration
  • Pediatric considerations in pharmacist prescribing
  • Family-centered care = patient + caregivers
  • Emphasis & need for pediatric research due to rarity of cancer diagnoses & supportive care

Guest for this episode:

  • Humirah Sultani

Humirah Sultani is a clinical pharmacist working in pediatric oncology at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. After graduating from the University of Alberta, she focused on training in oncology pharmacy by completing her pharmacy residency at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. Currently, she works with the Hematology, Oncology and Transplant team to ensure the safe and effective delivery of chemotherapy and biologics in cancer treatment and conditioning for transplant. Using her additional prescribing authorization, she manages associated supportive care issues, particularly chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and infectious prophylaxis.


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Published January 2023