Friday, Nov 20, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E. Huron Ave.
Chicago (Google map)
PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Professor, School of Nursing
Director, Cancer Survivorship
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
MSN, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator
This year's conference will focus on the following topics:
- Keynote Presentation:
Developing Your Leadership Competencies to Transform Cancer Care
- Maintaining Wellness for Caregivers
- Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Addiction Issues
- End of Life Care
- Research & Clinical Trials
- Oral Oncoloytics
- Multiple Myeloma
- Patient Equity and System Best Practices
Nurses, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, clinical research nurses, and social workers with a focus on hematology and oncology.
- Recognize the nurses and social workers role in
transforming care in the evolving world of oncology.
- Apply knowledge of new drug therapies in the
treatment of cancer to the patients' plan of care.
- Identify ways to advocate for patients and caregivers
in the current health care system.
- Discuss cutting-edge trends and issues for
specific cancer diagnoses.
The purpose of this conference is to enhance nurse's knowledge regarding advances in the care and treatment of individuals and populations with cancer.
This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Please call Megan Cahill at (312) 695-1391 for more information about contact hours.
Registration fee includes breakfast both days, lunch on Saturday, break refreshments, raffle tickets, conference materials and contact hours.
|Student, Fellow, or Resident||$20|
Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct). The early-bird flat rate is $16 if you arrive between 5 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage.
Contact InformationFor more information, please contact Megan Cahill