On November 1, 2018 POGO hosted a one-day nursing seminar the day before the 2018 Multi-Disciplinary Symposium on Childhood Cancer. Topics covered included: Practical strategies to improve Patient/Family Education; CAR-T and other Immunotherapies; Survivorship in the Age of Precision Medicine; and Strategies to Maintain Optimism and Build Resilience for Pediatric Oncology Nurses.
Over 90 nurses and other health care professionals from across Ontario and beyond attended the conference.
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Closing the Gap, Bridging the Divide: How to Effectively Teach Patients and Families
Stephanie Cox, RN(EC), MN, NP-Pediatrics
Angela Filice, RN
Avoiding Information Overload: What do Families Actually Need to Know?
Jen Sullivan, MSN, RN, CPON
Managing Stress and Cultivating Optimism: Enhancing Resiliency in Pediatric Oncology Nurses
Teresa Conte, PhD, CPNP
Management of Fatigue in Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Pediatric Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Lillian Sung, MD, PhD
CAR-T Cell Therapy: Patient Eligibility, Management, and Nursing Considerations
Colleen Callahan, RN, MSN, CRNP
Stopping Cancer Cell Evasion with Immune Therapies
Sue Zupanec, MN, NP Pediatrics
New Therapies, New Late Effects – Survivorship in the Age of Precision Medicine
Eleanor Hendershot, RN(EC), MN, BScN, NP Pediatrics
BRAF Inhibition and Fusion in Low Grade Glioma
Tara McKeown, MN NP Pediatrics