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Oncology Nursing Conference - Inspiring Leadership

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion

251 E. Huron Ave.
Chicago (Google map)


Miller Murphy
Cynthia Miller Murphy

Executive Director
Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation



Gayle Homberg

Clinical Nurse Educator
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center



Karen Harris, MSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

On Friday, November 18, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host the 19th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference: Inspiring Leadership in Oncology Nursing. This highly visible and successful conference attracts over 250 oncology nurses each year from the region to discuss topics of interest in oncology nursing.

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Keynote Topic

Nursing Leadership: Competencies and Lifelong Learning

Other Topics

  • Oncologic Emergencies
  • Survivorship
  • Cancer Patients Employment Rights
  • OCN Certification
  • Radiation
  • Cancer Genetics
  • The POLST Paradigm
  • Sexuality
  • Oral Oncolytics
  • Melanoma

Target Audience

Nurses, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, clinical research nurses, and social workers with a focus on hematology and oncology

Learning Outcomes

  • Define leadership in the context of oncology nursing.
  • Inspire oncology nurses to incorporate knowledge gained into their daily practice.
  • Recognize the nurses' role in providing care and support for the patient with cancer through the trajectory of his/her illness.


The purpose of this conference is to enhance nurses' knowledge regarding advances in the care and treatment of individuals and populations with cancer.

Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

Please call Erin Donoghue at 312.695.1391 for more information about contact hours.


Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, break refreshments, reception appetizers and cocktails, conference materials and contact hours.

Student, Fellow, or Resident$20
Nurse or Social Worker 
 Northwestern Affiliate$25
 Non-Northwestern Affiliate$50
 Northwestern Affiliate$25
 Non-Northwestern Affiliate$60
Industry Representative $250


Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C) at the corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct. The early-bird flat rate is $17 if you arrive between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. (minimum of 4 hours). Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or the hospital.

Contact Information

Please contact Erin Donoghue, Manager of Professional Education, at 312.695.1391 or for more information.