CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), will host the 1st Annual School of Nursing Oncology™ symposium this weekend on August 4-5, 2017 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville. Co-chairs for the event include Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP, from UCLA Melanoma Program; Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN, from Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute; and Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN from Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. The co-chairs and the featured faculty will present information on emerging topics in oncology that can be applied to nursing clinical practice.
Phil Talamo, president of PER®, said, “We are thrilled to work alongside outstanding faculty to launch this event. The agenda was designed to combat difficulties in delivering optimal patient care and fortify the relationship between patients and nurses, especially in a disease state that has seen significant advances over the past few years. We look forward to hosting this educational program.”
The program’s format will provide the audience with an opportunity to interact with their peers and share personal cases with the faculty during several question-and-answer sessions. Day 1 of the program will focus on topics such as breast cancer assessment and management, supportive care strategies for CINV, GI cancer, and gynecologic cancers. Day-2 of the conference will discuss topics including, leukemia and lymphoma, multiple myeloma/MDS, and pain management strategies. The content has been structured around the application of the latest data into patient care, fulfilling a major educational need in today’s oncology landscape.
Attendees will be served breakfast and lunch on both days. Each discussion will be followed by a questions-and-answer session, during which attendees are welcome to discuss individual experiences and issues. To view the complete agenda and for registration, visit http://www.gotoper.com/conferences/sono/meetings/1st-annual-school-of-nursing-oncology.
Since 1995, PER® has been the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities focusing on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2017, PER® will develop and implement 21 historic annual legacy conferences in the Unites States and Europe, along with many world renowned online learning formats. PER® is also the publisher of the monthly peer-reviewed American Journal of Hematology/Oncology® and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at www.gotoper.com and http://www.mjhassoc.com.