Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) September 17, 2009
The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce that its 16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN), the premier international educational opportunity for cancer nurses, will be held in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from Sunday 7 March - Thursday 11 March 2010.
The theme of the 16th ICCN is "Enhancing Knowledge, Promoting Quality".
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is a unique educational and networking opportunity that highlights the essential role that nurses play in the prevention, treatment and care for cancer patients worldwide. The ICCN brings together leaders in cancer nursing from all over the world. It is the longest running international conference in the field.
The ICCN is delighted to announce the International flavor of the scientific plenary program, with 21 highly respected speakers from 14 countries around the world. Plenary sessions include topics on Knowledge Translation, Supportive Care, Survivorship, Screening, Prevention and Genetics, Models of Care Delivery and Organizational Change, Factors Influencing Cancer Legislation, Workforce / Workplace Issues and Strategies for Success and Global Perspectives on Education. The conference will commence with a Keynote Address entitled "Cancer Around the World" by Dr Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society, Inc.
The program is available at http://www.isncc.org/conference/16th_ICCN/Preliminary_Program.aspx.
The ICCN is also delighted to be able to offer an exciting selection of educational pre-conference workshops which will take place on Sunday 7 March, 2010. The ICCN is particularly excited to offer the following hosted workshops by esteemed partners of ISNCC: -
Fulll-Day Workshops: 9.00am-4.00pm. Fee: US$150.00
'Models of Cancer Survivorship Care and Patient Navigation, Utilization of a Care Plan and Engaging the Primary Care Community: Perspective from the Lance Armstrong Foundation' hosted by the Lance Armstrong Foundation
'Evidence-Based Practice' hosted by the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) and the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS).
'Advancing Palliative Care for Cancer Patients Internationally' hosted by the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC).
Half-Day Workshops: 9.00am-12.30pm. Fee: US$75.00
'Writing for Publication Masterclass' hosted by the European Journal of Oncology Nursing (EJON).
To register for these workshops please visit http://www.isncc.org/conference/16th_ICCN/Pre-Conference_Educational_Workshops.aspx.
Registration for the 16th ICCN is open and savings of up to $200 can be made by registering before 30 October, 2009. Online registration is available at http://www.isncc.org/conference/16th_ICCN/Registration.aspx.
For more information, or to register for the conference, please visit http://www.isncc.org for more information.
For further information, contact:
16th ICCN Project Director
375 West 5th Avenue, Suite 201
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Y 1J6
The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care is the international voice of oncology nursing dedicated to the protection and preservation of health and the relief of cancer-related sickness through the provision of education, research and international networking opportunities among cancer nursing groups and individuals. ISNCC is the only federation of national cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and individual cancer nursing professionals.
About the ICCN:
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is the longest running international conference in the field. Held biennially, the ICCN is the premier international educational opportunity for cancer nurses.