Current Perspectives in Oncology Nursing (Moffitt Nursing Conference)

Organization: Moffitt Cancer Center

Venue: Moffitt Cancer Center

Location: Tampa, Florida, United States

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)
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Course Description

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.

Target Audience

This clinically oriented program offers a review and update of issues important to oncology nurses and nurses interested in oncology.

Contact Hours

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.

Planning Committee

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  Individuals with accepted abstracts will receive a $30.00 discount on conference registration.Abstract deadline is Monday, December 16, 2013, at 5 p.m.


12902 Magnolia Drive
United States


Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive
United States