Current Perspectives in Oncology Nursing (Moffitt Nursing Conference)
Organization: Moffitt Cancer Center
Venue: Moffitt Cancer Center
|Event Date/Time: Feb 20, 2014 / 7:15 am - (EST)||End Date/Time: Feb 21, 2014 / 3:00 pm - (EST)|
|Registration Date: Feb 20, 2014||Time: 07:00:00 - (EST)|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 14, 2014||Time: 17:00:00 - (EST)|
|Abstract Submission Date: Dec 16, 2013||Time: 17:00:00 - (EST)|
As front-line caregivers, nurses have a need to continuously update their clinical knowledge and a responsibility to remain current on alternative therapies, legal issues, and ethical challenges that affect their profession and their patients. This conference is designed to provide information pertinent to the practice of oncology nurses at all stages of their careers. Topics are chosen to educate the novice, update the proficient and challenge the expert oncology nurse.
This clinically oriented program offers a review and update of issues important to oncology nurses and nurses interested in oncology.
This program has applied for nursing contact hours through Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida BON Provider #50-3184. Contact hours are pending approval for the following:
At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:
- Discuss current trends in cancer prevention, treatment, and management of treatment complications.
- Recognize the impact of current political issues on nursing practice and patient care.
- Explore multidisciplinary approaches to cancer patient care.
Lorna P. Baker, MSN, ARNP, CCRN, OCN®
Pamela J. Duncan, MSN, RN, CCRN
Tina M. Mason, ARNP, MSN, AOCN®, AOCNS®
Marsha Moyer, MBA, CE Coordinator
Amy E. Patterson, RN, MSN, AOCNS
Sarah Thirlwell, RN, MS, MS(A), CHPN®, AOCNS®
Jeannie Vaughn, RN, MS, OCN®, CCRC
Dawn Whitacre, RN, MSN
Call for Abstracts
We seek abstracts that describe nursing innovations and nursing research in the following areas:
- Clinical practice
- Education (patient and professional)
- Evidence-based practice initiatives
- Leadership or professional issues
- Quality improvement projects
Abstract instructions and abstract form can be found on the conference website at www.MOFFITT.org/Nursing2014. Individuals with accepted abstracts will receive a $30.00 discount on conference registration.Abstract deadline is Monday, December 16, 2013, at 5 p.m.