Updates in Oncology Nursing: Highlights from the ONS 41st Annual Congress Minneapolis, MN

Updates in Oncology Nursing: Highlights from the ONS 41st Annual Congress Minneapolis, MN

Contact hours
6.50
Next start date
None Available

Register for this one-day workshop and receive the oncology updates you need closer to home. Attendees will earn 6.5 CNE contact hours while experiencing these popular sessions from the 2016 ONS Congress.

Anticoagulation

Many patients with cancer are prescribed anticoagulants as part of their treatment regimen. In recent months, a number of new oral anticoagulants have been approved, each with specific protocols for management. Get the highlights of both these new and older agents, with practical management advice you can take back to work with you.

Rosanne Casal, MSN, APN-BC, AOCNP®

ILNA Breakdown
1.25 points: Treatment OR Symptom Management

Self-Advocating for Protection Against Hazardous Drugs

While recommendations for safe handling have been available for many years, occupational exposures are untold. Awareness of this issue is increasing, and state regulation mandating the development of hazardous drug programs is needed. Do you have concerns regarding exposure? Hear real-life stories of nurses advocating for safe practices and get information and tools to help advocate for approval of state legislation.

Seth Eisenberg, RN, ASN, OCN®, BMTCN™

ILNA Breakdown
1.25 points: Professional

Defining Safety and Quality Across the Cancer Care Continuum

How can cancer programs create a meaningful quality dashboard at the individual unit level and the program level? Get an overview of various quality measures applicable at the individual unit level and program level, and learn how you can select appropriate measures for your program and organization.

Simone Karp, RPh

ILNA Breakdown
1.25 points: Professional

Immunotherapy: Nibs and Mabs

The development of new cancer therapies aimed at the immune system is exploding. It seems as if every day new drugs are being tested and released. Nurses need to understand what these therapies are, how they work, and who should be receiving them. Get the latest information on monoclonal antibodies, cancer vaccines, immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

Rowena Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP

ILNA Breakdown
1.25 points: Preparative Regimens OR Scientific Basis for Practice OR Treatment

Complex Pain Management in Oncology

While recommendations for safe handling have been available for many years, occupational exposures are untold. Awareness of this issue is increasing, and state regulation mandating the development of hazardous drug programs is needed. Do you have concerns regarding exposure? Hear real-life stories of nurses advocating for safe practices and get information and tools to help advocate for approval of state legislation.

Seth Eisenberg, RN, ASN, OCN®, BMTCNTM
Professional Practice Coordinator, Infusion Services, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

ILNA Breakdown
1.25 points: Symptom Management

 
Program Evaluation
 

This is an ONS live event. 

Learning Objectives
  • Engage oncology nurses in an environment of peer networking, collaboration, and rejuvenation.
  • Educate oncology nurses at all levels of professional roles and responsibilities
  • Empower oncology nurses to disseminate and incorporate the knowledge gained in their daily practice.

The Oncology Nursing Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

Group purchases are available

 Registering for 10 or more people? Group discounts are available for this course.

To find out more, contact ONS customer service at help@ons.org or 866-257-4667, option 2. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm EST.

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