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Friday, April 29

9:45am CDT

Research Use Beyond the Bedside: Bringing Practice Change to the Chair
  • "Start, Pause, Stop: A Dedicated Ambulatory Phase I Immunotherapy Clinic’s Approach to Managing Patients on Immune Modulators," RuthAnn Gordon, MSN, FNP-BC, OCN®
  • "Smoking Cessation:  A Process and a Practice Change," Rita Meitzner, BSN
  • "Moving Out: Transitioning an Inpatient Chemotherapy Regimen to the Outpatient Setting," Jayme Cotter, MS, RN, AOCNS®, ACNS-BC
  • "Evaluating the On-Body Injector for Neulasta® as an Alternative to Manual Neulasta® Injection," Carolyn Ruef, CRNP, AOCNP®

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Jayme Cotter, MS, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
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Carolyn Ruef, CRNP, AOCNP®

Nurse Practitioner, Cancer Treatment Centers Of Amercia
Carolyn Ruef is a Nurse Practitioner in the Infusion Room at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. Carolyn works with patients and providers to ensure that care is provided seamlessly and effectively. During her career, Carolyn has completed years of additional... Read More →
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Rita Meitzner, BSN

Staff Nurse, Moffitt Cancer Center
I am celebrating my 24th year as an oncology nurse. Oncology nursing is challenging and ever changing. I have seen first-hand what nursing can do to change patient outcomes and I find this very rewarding. EBP has made an impact on my patients and my nursing practice. I am proud... Read More →

Friday April 29, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am CDT
  Clinical Practice Track

2:45pm CDT

What's the Buzz? Tell Me What's Happening With Breast Cancer Screening*

Analysis of current data reveals a need for information related to care of women with different levels of risk of developing breast cancer. Gain the knowledge you need on breast cancer screening guidelines for women of average risk and learn about identification and medical management of breast cancer screening guidelines for women of high risk.

Sponsored by the Prevention/Early Detection Special Interest Group

*Special interest group sessions are not part of the Congress evaluation. To earn your CNE, fill out the evaluation form given to you upon arrival to the SIG session and follow any directions provided by the session leader. Learn more about SIG Congress sessions.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Oncology Nursing Society, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.  

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Sharon Byrne, DrNP, APN, NP-C, AOCNP®

Nurse Practitioner, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
Sharon Byrne DrNP, CRNP, NP-C, AOCNP, CNE is an Advanced Practice Nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Cooper Health System where she is a Nurse Practitioner for the Cancer Screening Project which is funded by NJCEED, Susan G. Komen for the... Read More →
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Mary Vecchio, RN, MSN, ANP-C, OCN®

Family Risk Assessment, Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Friday April 29, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

Shining Light on Pancreatic Cancer: Keeping You Up-to-Date and In the Know
Continued awareness and education is needed! In 2016 Pancreatic cancer is expected to claim the lives of 41,780 individuals and reports the lowest survival rate of any major cancer. Are you armed with the facts and knowledge in the advances and treatment of this disease?    Advances in treatment provide hope but also increase the complexity of care for the patients. This activity will provide a look at the clinical application of new and emerging therapeutic options for advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer as well as examine steps nurses can take to assure a patient centered approach to treatment.

Supported by educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Aduro Biotech

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Friday April 29, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Grand Hyatt, Lonestar Ballroom ABC
Sunday, May 1

8:15am CDT

Addressing Challenges in Cancer Care Management From Prevention to Post-Treatment
  • "Perception, Acceptance and Uptake of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Among Female Adolescents in Selected Secondary Schools in Ibadan, Nigeria," Chizoma Ndikom,RN, PhD
  • "Reliability of the Parent Caring Response Scoring System (P-CaReSS) for Children During Cancer Treatment-Related Port Starts," Jinbing Bai, PhD(c), MSN, RN
  • "Supportive Care Plans: Linking Patient-Reported Outcomes to Evidence-Based Supportive Care Across the Cancer Continuum," Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN®, FAAN
  • "Knowledge and Perceptions of Palliative Care in Ambulatory Oncology Patients," Tara Donnelly, RN, BSN
  • "Exploring the Relationship Between Pre-Treatment BMI and Post-Treatment Sexual Function in Women with Endometrial Cancer treated with Vaginal Brachytherapy," Rubi Garcia, RN, BSN

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Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN®

Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Scientist, Billings Clinic
Dr. Jeannine M. Brant is an oncology clinical nurse specialist, pain consultant, and nurse scientist for Billings Clinic in Montana. Her repertoire blends her clinical expertise in pain and symptom management with her program of research on improving patient symptoms and nursing-sensitive... Read More →
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Tara Donnelly, RN, BSN

Clinical Coordinator, Overlook Medical Center
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Chizoma Ndikom

Lecturer, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
I am Dr Chizoma Millicent Ndikom, a lecturer in the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan. I have a Doctor of Philosophy Degree specializing in Maternal and child health nursing from the University of Ibadan. I teach majorly maternal and child health nursing, reproductive health... Read More →
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Jinbing Bai, PhD(c), MSN, RN

Student, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
My research interest is children's pain and symptom management.

Sunday May 1, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am CDT