Lurie Cancer Center Professional Events24th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference
On Friday, November 19, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host the 24th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference – Blueprints for Change: Adapting and Moving Forward. This year’s conference will be held virtually. This highly visible and successful conference attracts more than 250 oncology nurses from throughout the Midwest and across the nation to discuss the latest topics of interest in oncology nursing.Register for November 19
Virtual Event Details
Virtual Conference Features
The virtual conference will provide:
- Live web presentations with audience Q&A
- Virtual exhibit hall
- Access to presentation slides (through December 3)
- Access to video recordings of the presentations (through December 3)
- Continuing education contact hours for attendance during the virtual event and post-event viewings (Deadline: December 3)
Event Day Schedule
Friday, November 19, 2021
*All times are Central
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Log In & Virtual Exhibit Hall
8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Live Virtual Program
11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall
Topics & Speakers
Introduction to Blueprints for Change: Adapting and Moving Forward
Linda Ingram, RN, MSN
Conference Co-Chair & Clinical Nurse Educator
Lessons Learned in Oncology During a Year of Change
Mary Mulcahy, MD
Assistant Director, Clinical Operations
Disparities in Cancer Pain Management
Erin McMenamin, PhD, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner, Radiation Oncology
Uneven Terrain: Navigating Patient Barriers & Disparities on the Frontlines of Cancer Care
Mandi Buss, MA, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker, Supportive Oncology
Breast Cancer Patient Connect: Connecting and Empowering Patients & Survivors
Brynn Fowler, MPH
Adolescent and Young Adult Program Coordinator
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Oncology Drug Evaluation and Research: From Clinical Trial to Patient Delivery
Rosa J. Lee-Alonzo, PharmD, RAC
Senior Regulatory Health Project Manager
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Molecular Testing and Precision Medicine
Kevin Krise, MPA, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Closing & Evaluation
Linda Ingram, RN, MSN, Conference Co-Chair & Clinical Nurse Educator
All speakers are a part of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and/or Northwestern Medicine, unless otherwise noted
Continuing Education Information
The purpose of this conference is to enhance nurses' knowledge regarding advances in the care and treatment of individuals and populations with cancer.
Nurses, social workers, and other allied healthcare professionals in the field of oncology
- Recognize a nurse's role in providing care and support for patients with cancer through the trajectory of their illness.
- Inspire oncology nurses to incorporate knowledge gained into their daily practice.
- Define the evolving role of leadership in the context of oncology nursing.
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). Additionally, this activity provides continuing education units for social workers through Northwestern Medicine. This professional development activity offers 4.25 contact hours.
Additionally, this activity provides continuing education contact hours for social workers through Northwestern Medicine.
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Registration fee includes conference tuition, continuing education contact hours, and access to digital conference materials.
|Northwestern Medicine Affiliate*||$20|
|Student, Fellow, or Resident||$10|
*Affiliates include Northwestern University, Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Group, Lurie Children's, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Jesse Brown VA.
Conference Co-Chairs & Planning Committee
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