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Oncology Nursing Conference - Survivorship


Friday November 21, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mary Callaghan, MN, RN, AOCNS, APN
Frank Penedo, PhD

9:00 a.m. Managing Metastatic Breast Cancer

Aisha Brownlee, NP

9:45 a.m. Neurotoxicity and Cancer

Margaret Schwartz, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

10:30 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:45 a.m. Cancer Genetics: An Update

Taya Fallen, MS

11:30 a.m. Fertility and Cancer

Kristin Smith, BS

12:15 a.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 p.m. Psychosocial Distress Screening and Management

Timothy Pearman, PhD

1:45 p.m. Pain and Palliative Care

Judy Paice, RN, PhD

2:30 p.m. Treatment Summaries and Care Plans: Navigating Cancer Survivorship

Sheetal Kircher, MD

3:30 p.m. Break & Exhibits
What Happens Now? Re-entry for Cancer Survivors

Nancy Jo Bush, RN, MN, MA, AOCN, FAAN
UCLA School of Nursing

4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:00 p.m. TGIF: Reception with Exhibitors Patient Story on Survivorship Hector Nunez
Head and Neck Cancer Survivor
Saturday November 22, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION: Cultural Awareness in Cancer Care
8:30 a.m.

Supporting Cancer  Survival in the Vietnamese Community

Gerardo M. Fernandez, DHSc, MSPH
Health Program Coordinator, Vietnamese Association of Illinois

8:50 a.m. Diversity: A Need for Effective Caregiving

Terry Mason, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Health and Hospitals System

9:10 a.m. Transcultural Cancer Care

Hicham Zerhouni
Managing Principal, TransCultures LLC

9:30 p.m. Question and Answer session

Moderator: Gayle Homberg, MSN, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC

10:00 a.m. Legal Issues with Cancer Survivors Kathryn M. Smolinski, MSW, JD
Wayne State University Law School
10:45 a.m. Break & Exhibits
PANEL DISCUSSION: Managing Your Lifestyle
11:00 a.m. Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight from Prevention to Survivorship

Meghan Stewart, MPH, RD, LDN, CSO

11:20 a.m. Integrating Tobacco Cessation into Oncology Practice

Carol Southard, RN, MSN

11:40 a.m. Update in Bone Health

Allison Hahr, MD

12:00 p.m. Question and Answer session

Moderator: Mary Callaghan, MN, RN, AOCNS, APN

12:30 p.m. Mindfulness: How It Can Benefit Yourself and OthersCarly Maletich, MA
1:15 p.m. Evaluations and Feedback
1:30 p.m. Raffle Prizes
* Agenda subject to change

Conference Chairs

Mary Callaghan, MN, RN, AOCNS, APN
Gayle Homberg, MSN, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
Kristin Smith, BS

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