CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a worldwide leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), named Emmy Award-winning and New York Times Best-Selling author Derek Hough as the keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™. This year’s keynote presentation will take place Friday, August 2, from 4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in California.
“We are delighted to have Derek Hough as this year’s keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “Hough is a true motivator not only on the dance floor but in life, and we look forward to him sharing his own story with the audience and motivating them to take charge of pursuing their goals, overcoming obstacles, and becoming winners in their lives.”
Hough is a multitalented entertainer, two-time Emmy Award winner, 9-time Emmy nominee for outstanding choreography and judge for the NBC television series, “World of Dance.” He was a record setting six-time winner on the ABC series “Dancing with the Stars” and has appeared in film, television and stage projects as an actor. He made his feature film debut in “Make Your Move,” and his stage performances include Radio City Music Hall’s Spring Spectacular and the critically acclaimed production of “Footloose,” in which he starred in London's West End. In December of 2016, Hough starred with Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Martin Short and Harvey Fierstein in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” In August 2014, his memoir “Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion” hit stands, ultimately being named to The New York Times best-seller list.
The 3rd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™ is a two-day meeting from August 2- 3 that will provide nurses with the latest updates on key topics in oncology that can be applied in any practice. Expert faculty will discuss patient management strategies as well as the evolving treatment landscape for a variety of different malignancies. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with oncology experts and share personal challenges they have experienced in their nursing practice. This dynamic conference will utilize a variety of formats to help attendees get the most out of their experience including, a mixture of didactic presentations, interactive discussions and case-based learning opportunities.
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About Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®)
Since 1995, PER® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now furthers patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER® initiated CME programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas and continues to grow its therapeutic reach outside oncology. While continuing to expand into topics outside of oncology, PER® remains the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. PER® 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 MJH Associates, Inc., family of businesses. Learn more at http://www.gotoper.com and http://www.mjhassoc.com.