8th Annual Oncology Nursing Advanced Practice: Innovation through Practice (APN)

Venue: Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 04, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 06, 2011
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Conference Highlights
• Comprehensive presentations of the latest advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment with a strong patient care focus
• Small group workshops allowing for additional interaction with expert faculty on pertinent topics
• Audience Response System used for instant feedback and interactive learning
• Multiple networking and one-on-one discussion opportunities throughout the course
• USB drive containing synchronized audio and final presentations sent to all attendees 4-6 weeks after the conference

Educational Objectives
After attending this activity, participants should be able to:
• Recognize cancer as a chronic disease and describe its impact on developing multidisciplinary cancer survivorship plans.
• Examine the use of individual and system-level patient navigation programs to provide comprehensive care to cancer patients.
• Apply strategies to prevent stress and burnout as an oncology provider.
• Explore the technology of proton beam therapy and discuss advanced practice nursing implications to patient care.
• Appraise the science and utility of cancer vaccines.
• Differentiate and interpret diagnostic imaging modalities.
• Identify opportunities for nursing career advancement.
• Analyze the diagnostic and prognostic significance of molecular markers.
• Demonstrate endocrine, neurologic and cutaneous manifestations of paraneoplastic syndromes.
• Address the implications of health care reform on the oncology patient and provider.
• Employ evidence-based strategies for managing acute and chronic cancer pain.
• Explore the diagnosis of delirium in cancer patients.
• Compare and contrast triple-negative to triple-positive breast cancer.
• Assess the legal and policy implications of utilizing 21st century social media platforms.
• Establish networking relationships with clinical colleagues on contemporary nursing solutions.

Target Audience
• Hematology-Oncology Nurse Practitioners
• Hematology-Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialists
• Experienced Hematology-Oncology Health Care Professionals

Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15030 for 15.2 contact hours. Contact hours will be provided by Scripps Health. Contact hours for one-day registration available.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
This program is approved for 12.75 contact hours of continuing education by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1010347.


Additional Information

For Additional Information Scripps Conference Services & CME Email med.edu@scrippshealth.org Phone 858-652-5400 Fax 858-652-5565 Visit www.scripps.org/conferenceservices