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Thursday, April 28
 

7:00am

Dedication of the Hands

The Dedication of Hands ceremony is a chance for Congress attendees to center themselves prior to the rush of the conference and to focus on and care for themselves. The ceremony consists of a responsive reading highlighting the hands and the spiritual nature of our jobs as oncology nurses, followed by an optional anointing of the hands.

Sponsored by the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group



Thursday April 28, 2016 7:00am - 7:15am
302 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Clinical Trial Nurses Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Clinical Trial Nurses Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Thursday April 28, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery*

Increase your knowledge of evidence-based postoperative care versus traditional postoperative care to improve patient outcomes.

Sponsored by the Surgical Oncology 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Lisa Parks, CNP

Lisa Parks, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Surgical Oncology-Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute
I am currently the ONS Coordinator of the Surgical Oncology SIG. I have spoken several times at ONS Congress as well as presented posters. I have written articles for CJON and chapters for ONS Surgical Oncology Book and Mosby's Oncology Review Book. I am currently editor for ONS Critical... Read More →



Thursday April 28, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Home Care and Palliative Care Legislative Update*

Join us to discuss the legislative process and hear an overview of a bill introduced by ONS, legislation supported by ONS, and become more familiar with this information. You’ll get the tools you need and feel inspired to discuss the issues with your legislative representatives.

Sponsored by the Home Care and Palliative Care 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Alec Stone, MA, MPA

Alec Stone, MA, MPA

Health Policy Director, Oncology Nursing Society
Alec Stone, ONS Health Policy Director, has been a leader in healthcare legislative and regulatory affairs for more than two decades. With an expertise in biomedical research and healthcare advocacy, he has worked with premiere organizations such as the American Cancer Society, American... Read More →


Thursday April 28, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

10:30am

Centering Thoughts and Prayers and Interpretive Movement

Interpretive movement is a form of dance in which the movement depicts an emotion or tells a story. As with any artistic expression, it is a portrayal of human experience and perception and each person has their own unique manifestations of this expression. Learn how this phsysical movement aids in releasing endorphins to increase a sense of well-being by releasing tension and stress.

Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group



Thursday April 28, 2016 10:30am - 10:45am
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

10:45am

Healing Modalities Stations

Participate in the following healing modalities sessions for mental relaxation.

Labyrinth Meditation: Walking or tracing a labyrinth is a meditative experience that offers the intention of spiritual growth and problem solving. Tracing a Labyrinth with our non-dominant hand can release stress, help us to listen to the spirit and integrate the experience within.

Reiki Sessions: Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy therapy that reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Reiki is spiritually-guided life force healing energy. Through life’s dramas and traumas our energy centers in our body can become stuck or blocked. The healing energy of Reiki can be in the form of physical, emotional, mental or spiritual healing, unconditional healing.

Mandala Coloring Station: Simply stated, a mandala is a sacred circle. Mandalas have existed since the beginning of time. You have probably witnessed and experienced their beauty every day. It’s a simple geometric shape that has no beginning or end. Within its circular shape, the mandala has the power to promote relaxation, balance the body’s energies, enhance your creativity, and support healing. Enjoy the meditative experience of coloring a Mandala.

Ayurveda Station: Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that focuses on promoting good health. Ayurveda focuses on wellness by focusing on the delicate balance between mind, body, and spirit. Discover different aspects of Ayurveda such as spices, aromatherapy and exploring the Ayurvedic concept of life force energy called doshas.


Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Thursday April 28, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

11:15am

Advanced Nursing Research Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Advanced Nursing Research Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Thursday April 28, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

11:30am

Shen Zhen Gong

Sheng Zhen Gong is a graceful, beneficial system of qigong, an ancient Chinese form of moving meditation. It is an energy-cultivation system that enables one to return to one's natural state of balance, harmony, and tranquility that is used as part of traditional Chinese medicine. Discover this heart centered meditation practice, and experience the peace and calm it delivers.

Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Speakers
avatar for Liana Wheatley, RN

Liana Wheatley, RN

RN, Texas Oncology
Oncology nurse with special interest in meditation, moving meditation, Sheng Zhen Gong, mind body connection and holistic healing.


Thursday April 28, 2016 11:30am - 11:45am
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

11:45am

Healing Modalities Stations

Participate in the following healing modalities sessions for mental relaxation.

Labyrinth Meditation: Walking or tracing a labyrinth is a meditative experience that offers the intention of spiritual growth and problem solving. Tracing a Labyrinth with our non-dominant hand can release stress, help us to listen to the spirit and integrate the experience within.

Reiki Sessions: Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy therapy that reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Reiki is spiritually-guided life force healing energy. Through life’s dramas and traumas our energy centers in our body can become stuck or blocked. The healing energy of Reiki can be in the form of physical, emotional, mental or spiritual healing, unconditional healing.

Mandala Coloring Station: Simply stated, a mandala is a sacred circle. Mandalas have existed since the beginning of time. You have probably witnessed and experienced their beauty every day. It’s a simple geometric shape that has no beginning or end. Within its circular shape, the mandala has the power to promote relaxation, balance the body’s energies, enhance your creativity, and support healing. Enjoy the meditative experience of coloring a Mandala.

Ayurveda Station: Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that focuses on promoting good health. Ayurveda focuses on wellness by focusing on the delicate balance between mind, body, and spirit. Discover different aspects of Ayurveda such as spices, aromatherapy and exploring the Ayurvedic concept of life force energy called doshas.


Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Thursday April 28, 2016 11:45am - 1:30pm
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

1:30pm

Yoga

This three-part remedy is proven, easy, and anyone can do it. Participate in breathing, 7 essential stretches, and relaxation. Yoga is perfect for nurses to use as self care to relieve stress from feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and burnt out. No yoga experience necessary.  

Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Speakers
avatar for Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN®, AHN-BC, CYN

Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN®, AHN-BC, CYN

ONN, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
Angela is a holistic oncology nurse and certified YogaNurse®. She is an oncology nurse navigator in Houston, TX. and teaches a weekly chair yoga class for cancer patients at the Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.


Thursday April 28, 2016 1:30pm - 1:45pm
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

1:45pm

Healing Modalities Stations

Participate in the following healing modalities sessions for mental relaxation.

Labyrinth Meditation: Walking or tracing a labyrinth is a meditative experience that offers the intention of spiritual growth and problem solving. Tracing a Labyrinth with our non-dominant hand can release stress, help us to listen to the spirit and integrate the experience within.

Reiki Sessions: Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy therapy that reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Reiki is spiritually-guided life force healing energy. Through life’s dramas and traumas our energy centers in our body can become stuck or blocked. The healing energy of Reiki can be in the form of physical, emotional, mental or spiritual healing, unconditional healing.

Mandala Coloring Station: Simply stated, a mandala is a sacred circle. Mandalas have existed since the beginning of time. You have probably witnessed and experienced their beauty every day. It’s a simple geometric shape that has no beginning or end. Within its circular shape, the mandala has the power to promote relaxation, balance the body’s energies, enhance your creativity, and support healing. Enjoy the meditative experience of coloring a Mandala.

Ayurveda Station: Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that focuses on promoting good health. Ayurveda focuses on wellness by focusing on the delicate balance between mind, body, and spirit. Discover different aspects of Ayurveda such as spices, aromatherapy and exploring the Ayurvedic concept of life force energy called doshas.


Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Thursday April 28, 2016 1:45pm - 2:30pm
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:30pm

Shen Zhen Gong

Sheng Zhen Gong is a graceful, beneficial system of qigong, an ancient Chinese form of moving meditation. It is an energy-cultivation system that enables one to return to one's natural state of balance, harmony, and tranquility that is used as part of traditional Chinese medicine. Discover this heart centered meditation practice, and experience the peace and calm it delivers.

Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Speakers
avatar for Liana Wheatley, RN

Liana Wheatley, RN

RN, Texas Oncology
Oncology nurse with special interest in meditation, moving meditation, Sheng Zhen Gong, mind body connection and holistic healing.


Thursday April 28, 2016 2:30pm - 2:45pm
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Healing Modalities Stations

Participate in the following healing modalities sessions for mental relaxation.

Labyrinth Meditation: Walking or tracing a labyrinth is a meditative experience that offers the intention of spiritual growth and problem solving. Tracing a Labyrinth with our non-dominant hand can release stress, help us to listen to the spirit and integrate the experience within.

Reiki Sessions: Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy therapy that reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Reiki is spiritually-guided life force healing energy. Through life’s dramas and traumas our energy centers in our body can become stuck or blocked. The healing energy of Reiki can be in the form of physical, emotional, mental or spiritual healing, unconditional healing.

Mandala Coloring Station: Simply stated, a mandala is a sacred circle. Mandalas have existed since the beginning of time. You have probably witnessed and experienced their beauty every day. It’s a simple geometric shape that has no beginning or end. Within its circular shape, the mandala has the power to promote relaxation, balance the body’s energies, enhance your creativity, and support healing. Enjoy the meditative experience of coloring a Mandala.

Ayurveda Station: Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that focuses on promoting good health. Ayurveda focuses on wellness by focusing on the delicate balance between mind, body, and spirit. Discover different aspects of Ayurveda such as spices, aromatherapy and exploring the Ayurvedic concept of life force energy called doshas.


Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies Special Interest Group and the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group


Thursday April 28, 2016 2:45pm - 3:30pm
217D 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Methadone: Are You Prepared to Use It?*

Learn all about methadone in the treatment of chronic cancer pain, including barriers to use, mechanism of action, when to initiate the drug, and important considerations.

Sponsored by the Pain Management 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Tahitia Timmons, MSN, RN-BC, OCN®, VA-BC

Tahitia Timmons, MSN, RN-BC, OCN®, VA-BC

Education Coordinator, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Pain management, vascular access, education.


Thursday April 28, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Personalized Genomic Sequencing and the Future of Cancer Care: Discovery, Treatment, and Defeating the Disease*
Address the difference between genetics and genomics, the process of cancer genome sequencing, and how cancer sequencing can impact treatment to help you provide safe, effective care and education to patients and their families. You’ll also discuss the current and future impact of genomics on cancer care.

Sponsored by the Cancer Genetics Special Interest Group

*sSpecial 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.  

Speakers
avatar for Amy Tranin, APRN, AOCN®, RN-BC

Amy Tranin, APRN, AOCN®, RN-BC

Clinical Specialist, Oncology, NantHealth
I love my work and family. I love being an oncology nurse. I love to laugh!! Talk to me about what you love.


Thursday April 28, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

The Role of the Nurse Navigator in Establishing Quality Communication and Collaboration Between Oncology Services, Primary Care, and Patients*

A significant aspect of patient-centered care is quality communication. Nurse navigators are at the center stage in exchanging medical information, and there appears to be a current trend involving nurse navigators’ involvement in delivering “bad news” to patients—a task typically reserved for physician providers. Learn how you can benefit from developing communication skills for use with patients, oncology providers, and primary care providers. 

Sponsored by the Nurse Navigator 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.  



Thursday April 28, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

4:15pm

Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Clinical Hot Topics 2016*

Are you responsible for administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents and want to learn more about newly-approved agents? Explore two new classes of cancer treatment agents as well as more in-depth information about blinatumomab.

Sponsored by the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Special Interest Group

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


Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Jackson, RN, BMTCN, MSN, AOCNS

Stephanie Jackson, RN, BMTCN, MSN, AOCNS

Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ucla Health System


Thursday April 28, 2016 4:15pm - 5:30pm
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

4:15pm

Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology Care*

At the last ONS Congress, it became evident that many clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) have a variety of roles within their jobs. With the review of CNS competencies coming in the next year, explore the role of the CNS in oncology and how the position is used across the country.

Sponsored by the Clinical Nurse Specialist 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Amy Sebastian-Deutsch, DNP, APRN, CNS, AOCNS®

Amy Sebastian-Deutsch, DNP, APRN, CNS, AOCNS®

APRN, System Cancer Services, Memorial Hermann Health System
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
PA

Paula Anastasia, RN, MN, AOCN®

GYN-ONC Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
CB

Clara Beaver, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, ACNS, BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Karmanos Cancer Center
CNS since 2004. I have been a CNS at Karmanos for 10 years. I am being honored as the AOCN of the year this year by ONCC. I hope you will join us for a wonderful program.
SW

Sreedevi Warrier, RN, MSN, MA, DNP(c)

Medical/Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Thursday April 28, 2016 4:15pm - 5:30pm
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
 
Friday, April 29
 

9:45am

Ins and Outs of Neutropenia*

Gain updated, evidence-based knowledge related to risk assessment of neutropenia and infection prevention.

Sponsored by the Neutropenia 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Allison Streeter, RN, BSN, OCN®

Allison Streeter, RN, BSN, OCN®

Registered Nurse, Mid Dakota Clinic
Hello! My name is Allison Streeter. I graduated from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND in 2010 with my BSN. After three years of working on the medical oncology floor at our local hospital, I earned my OCN. I recently started working at the clinic in the oncology department... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Pharmaceutical/Industry Nursing Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Pharmaceutical/Industry Nursing Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Friday April 29, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Yoga and Nursing in Cancer Care*

Many oncology nurses have little knowledge about the benefits of yoga in cancer care, as few are trained in yoga and/or use yoga based tools as an adjunct therapy in their nursing practice. Explore how yoga can be integrated into cancer care and used as an adjunct therapy in oncology nursing and self care.

Sponsored by the Complementary and Integrative Therapies 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN®, AHN-BC, CYN

Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN®, AHN-BC, CYN

ONN, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
Angela is a holistic oncology nurse and certified YogaNurse®. She is an oncology nurse navigator in Houston, TX. and teaches a weekly chair yoga class for cancer patients at the Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.


Friday April 29, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Breast Care Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Breast Care Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Friday April 29, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Radiation Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Radiation Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Friday April 29, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

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.  


Speakers
avatar for Sharon Byrne, DrNP, APN, NP-C, AOCNP®

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 →
avatar for Mary Vecchio, RN, MSN, ANP-C, OCN®

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
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

4:15pm

Acute and Critical Care Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Acute and Critical Care Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Friday April 29, 2016 4:15pm - 5:30pm
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

4:15pm

Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Friday April 29, 2016 4:15pm - 5:30pm
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

4:15pm

The Role of Spirituality in the Grieving Process*

There is often a strong connection between spirituality and grief that is not always recognized.  Through case studies and discussion, learn the information you need to assist patients and caregivers in navigating through the stages of grief. 

Sponsored by the Spiritual Care Special Interest Group

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



Friday April 29, 2016 4:15pm - 5:30pm
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
 
Saturday, April 30
 

9:45am

Encore Presentation: Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Clinical Hot Topics 2016*

Are you responsible for administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents and want to learn more about newly-approved agents? Explore two new classes of cancer treatment agents as well as more in-depth information about blinatumomab.

Sponsored by the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Special Interest Group

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


Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Jackson, RN, BMTCN, MSN, AOCNS

Stephanie Jackson, RN, BMTCN, MSN, AOCNS

Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ucla Health System


Saturday April 30, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Past, Present, and Future ONS Leadership

This panel discussion will include a wide range of experience levels of leadership in healthcare and within ONS, from new leaders to our past ONS President. Discover the challenges and resources available for oncology nurse leaders and learn about the many leadership opportunities available to individuals within ONS. Whether you are an experienced leader or a new oncology nurse wanting to get into leadership, this team will help you with any questions you may have.

Sponsored by the Nurse Leaders and Program Development Special Interest Group


Speakers
avatar for Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM

Director, Cancer Services, Phelps Hospital-Northwell Health Cancer Institute at Phelps
Submitter Email: aadjetey@northwell.edu : bsilchenstedt@northwell.edu Lead Author: Angela Adjetey Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM, is a Senior Administrative Director of Oncology Program & Infusion Services; Administrator at Northwell Cancer Institute at Phelps Hospital Sleepy Hollow... Read More →
avatar for Thelma Baker,  MSN, RN, OCN

Thelma Baker, MSN, RN, OCN

Director Med/ONC, Infusion Svs, & Cancer Navigation, Renown Institute for Cancer
Thelma Baker has been an oncology-certified nurse for more than 20 years. She has experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and spent 14 years at the bedside before advancing in leadership roles. She currently is the Director for Infusion Services, Medical Oncology... Read More →
avatar for Kristen Fanti Marsh, MPA, BSN, RN, OCN®

Kristen Fanti Marsh, MPA, BSN, RN, OCN®

Patient Care Director, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Saturday April 30, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

9:45am

Transcultural Nursing Issues Special Interest Group Meeting
Join the Transcultural Nursing Issues Special Interest Group for their annual meeting.

Saturday April 30, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

American Nurses Association Code of Ethics and Impact on Oncology Nursing Practice*

In 2015, the American Nurses Association (ANA) published the first update to the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements since 2001. Get updated on this important, new information related to ethics and oncology nursing. You’ll participate in a discussion on the ANA Code of Ethics and discover its impact on oncology nursing.

Sponsored by the Ethics 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.  


Speakers
LB

Laura Beamer, DNP, NP, AOCNS®, AOCNP®

Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University


Saturday April 30, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217A 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Exploring Cancer Survivorship Through Case Studies*

Knowledge of long-term side effects is essential to providing meaningful survivorship care and developing cancer survivorship care plans. Learn how you can identity long-term effects through the review of case studies and related audience participation questions.

Sponsored by the Survivorship, Quality of Life, and Rehabilitation 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.  


Speakers
avatar for Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN®, CBCN®

Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN®, CBCN®

Survivorship Nurse Navigator


Saturday April 30, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217B 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:45pm

Staff Education: Let’s Have Some Fun Using Gamification and Simulation*

Educators have used the standard lecture format for many years, but with a new generation of learners, we must now adapt our educational techniques to meet their needs. Two methods of bridging the gap between the educators and learners are simulation and gamification. Learn how you can embrace these techniques and incorporate them into practice.

Sponsored by the Staff Education 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.  

Speakers
avatar for Carol Blecher, RN, MS, AOCN®, CBCN®

Carol Blecher, RN, MS, AOCN®, CBCN®

Advanced Practice Nurse, Clinical Educator, Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center


Saturday April 30, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
217C 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205