CAPhO Connections Podcast - Episode 9 with Miranda So

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COVID-19 Infection and Treatment in Patients with Cancer

Topic: Showcasing the contributions from pharmacists 

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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role and contributions of the oncology pharmacist to cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discuss the potential complications from COVID-19 in cancer patients, including secondary bacterial and fungal infections
  • Describe the measures (pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical) currently available to prevent COVID-19 in cancer patients
  • Identify important and up-to-date resources for pharmacists caring for oncology patients as related to COVID-19 management

Guest for this episode:

  • Miranda So

Dr. Miranda So is the Program Lead and Research Director of the Sinai Health-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in Toronto, Ontario. Miranda received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, and her Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her work focuses on antimicrobial stewardship in immunocompromised patients.


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Published February 2023