Conference to Examine the Ever-Changing Landscape of Oncology Nursing

Designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who specialize in managing the care of adult and pediatric cancer patients, Cleveland Clinic’s 2017 Oncology Nursing Conference – taking place April 6-7 in Cleveland – is a one-of-a-kind event.

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The 2017 conference, “The Ever-Changing Landscape of Oncology Nursing: From Diagnosis to Survivorship,” features sessions, comprehensive discussions and presentations that explore critical oncology-related topics and examine the ever-changing oncology landscape.

The ever-changing landscape of oncology nursing

This informative and engaging conference is designed to offer practitioners key insights into the evolving nature of oncology nursing to give attendees an edge in their pursuit of positive clinical outcomes.

During the two conference days, attendees will focus on nursing care related to specific disease groups and treatments, complementary modalities, palliative care and survivorship, as well as nursing advocacy and professional development.

“Whether it be from population growth, changing regulatory requirements, ongoing medical advancements or elsewhere, oncology nursing is always evolving,” says Janie Burke, MBA, BSN, RN, CPN, NE-BC, Clinical Nursing Director, Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “In a unique and highly engaging forum, this conference will offer attendees the latest in leading strategies and techniques to better manage patients throughout this continual evolution and all along the care continuum, including how to improve patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes and more.”

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Conference at-a-glance

The conference will cover a range of topics in adult and pediatric oncology nursing, including the latest research and evidence-based practices. Leading experts in a variety of oncology subspecialties will lead presentations and breakout sessions on topics, such as:

  • Patient Management
  • Care Coordination
  • Survivorship
  • Pharmacology
  • Advocacy
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Palliative Care
  • T Cell Therapy

On April 7, attendees will also have the opportunity to join Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute Art Therapist Lisa Shea for a hands-on gratitude bracelet making session.

“The Oncology Nursing Conference is truly a tremendous resource for oncology caregivers. Attendees are sure to walk away with enhanced knowledge on how to deliver exceptional care for their patients at every point along the care continuum,” adds Julie Fetto, BSN, RN, MBA, NE-BC, OCN, Clinical Nursing Director, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Women’s Health Institute and Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute.

Don’t miss this vital event

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The Oncology Nursing Conference begins with registration and breakfast on April 6 at 7 a.m. EST with a conference introduction slated for 7:50 a.m. EST. It will take place at the Westin Cleveland Downtown and will conclude at 3 p.m. EST on April 7.

View the agenda, get directions and accommodation information, or read more about how this conference may fulfill continuing education accreditation requirements. Register now!