4th Annual NCONN Changing the Face of Cancer Care Conference

Venue: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 04, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 06, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 04, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 30, 2012
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Description

Learning Objectives

Translate up-to-date evidence and implement into practice.
Evaluate the data leading to the screening guidelines for breast, head and neck and neurological cancers.
Interpret various outcomes of the use of nutrition to help improve treatment of the oncology patient.
Employ evidence based techniques to improve outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer, breast and neurological cancers.
Integrate care across the interdisciplinary continuum for the management of head and neck, breast, neurological cancers.
Illustrate current trends and emerging issues under investigation for breast, neurological, and head and neck cancers.
Assess the mental health of oncology patients and provide appropriate support and resources.
Implement strategies for preventing, assessing, and managing therapy-induced side effects related to head and neck and neurological cancers.
Identify current treatment and management of breast cancer treatment options and management options for breast patients.
Promote excellence in oncology nurse navigation and nursing practice by engaging in a variety of educational opportunities that address evidence based quality cancer are.
Participate in collaborative learning through networking with fellow oncology nurse navigators, nurses, social workers and associates.
Summarize issues and strategies affecting the oncology nurse navigator’s contribution to leading the transformation of cancer care.
Identify the latent effects of cancer treatment in the head and neck patient treated with radiation and chemotherapy.
Identify the latent effects of cancer treatment in the pediatric cancer patient whom is now an adult.
Identify and understand the basic mechanisms of genetic contribution to risk of cancer.
Understand common uses of the terms “cure”, “disease free survival”, and “cancer survivor”.
Understand the components necessary to implement the ACoS patient standards of care into practice related to survivorship, survivorship distress scale and patient navigation.
Identify and understand basic mechanisms of genetic contribution to risk of cancer
Understands consequences of cancer treatment for different developmental stages, including impact on osteoporosis, sexual function and fertility.

Topics Include

Navigating genetics and genomics
Grant writing
Breast cancer updates
Integrating holistic options into new treatment options and considerations for melanoma prostate cancer treatment guidelines
Considerations for urological cancer patients
Considerations for GI and esophageal cancers
ACOS guidelines and implications to navigation and cancer programs
NCCCP matrix guidelines, direction and findings
Survivorship treatment plans
Data collection, reporting data and developing effective metrics in navigation programs
Individualizing therapy for Thoracic patients as they are navigated from screening, diagnosis and treatment
Individualizing therapy for GYN cancer patients as they are navigated from screening, diagnosis and treatment
Individualizing and considerations for hematologic cancer patients as they are navigated from diagnosis and treatment
Navigating financial and legal obstacles
Basic navigation program development, established and expansion of a navigation program.
Oncology nurse navigation of the mastectomy patient
Sharing of best practices in oncology nurse navigation
… and much more

Venue

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville
Tennessee
United States
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Additional Information

Registration Fee: Member: $190 $215 Non-Member: $210 $235