Past and Present Leaders From ASCO, ASH, ASTRO, and NCCN to Discuss Future Role of Advanced Practitioners in Oncology at First Annual JADPRO Live Conference

The First Annual JADPRO LIVE Conference to feature a special panel discussion on the changing role of advanced practitioners in oncology, today and tomorrow.

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In today's rapidly changing health care environment, advanced practitioners have become even more integral to the care of the oncology patient.

Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013

Harborside Press is pleased to announce its first annual three-day conference, JADPRO LIVE: Transforming Oncology Practice. The conference brings Harborside’s popular peer-reviewed publication, the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO), to a live, interactive format. A continuing education event for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, advanced degree nurses, hematology/oncology nurses and pharmacists, JADPRO LIVE will be held January 24-26, 2014, at the Renaissance Vinoy in St. Petersburg, Florida.

“In today's rapidly changing health care environment, advanced practitioners have become even more integral to the care of the oncology patient," said Conference Chair and Editor-In-Chief of JADPRO, Pamela Hallquist Viale. “I encourage all oncology advanced practitioners to come to JADPRO Live to hear the nation's top leaders in oncology care discuss their perspective on pivotal changes and the role the advanced practitioner will play in 2014 and beyond.”

Advanced practitioner and physician presenters will discuss current treatment options and advances in the care of the patient with cancer, describe key legislative changes, and identify means to improve collaboration among a multidisciplinary team. A special panel discussion on the changing role of advanced practitioners will be moderated by Ms.Viale. Panel members will include Peter Yu, MD, President-Elect of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); Robert W. Carlson, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN); Louis B. Harrison, MD, former President and former Chairman of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); and Steven L. Allen, MD, Chair of the Committee on Practice of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

Attendees can earn up to 12 CE credits for sessions that meet the educational criteria requirements for nurse contact hours through ANCC and CBRN (Provider 13164), pharmacist contact hours through ACPE and physician AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through ACCME. This CME/CE/CEU accredited conference is jointly sponsored by: Meniscus Educational Institute and the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology(JADPRO).

To register for JADPRO LIVE and for more information, visit http://www.advancedpractitioner.com/jadprolive. Special early bird registration rate ends November 4, 2013.

About the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO)
Harborside Press publishes the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, whose mission is to improve the quality of care for patients with cancer, support critical issues in advanced practice in oncology, and recognize the expanding contributions of advanced practitioners in oncology. JADPRO is the first and only clinical, peer-reviewed publication designed to meet the needs of the nurse practitioner, physician assistant, CNS, and other advanced degree nurses in the field of oncology.

About Harborside Press
Harborside Press is a medical publishing company based in Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Its leadership and management team has extensive success in building and leading editorial teams for a number of publications in the field of oncology. Harborside Press is the current publisher of The ASCO Post, the leading news source for oncology specialists, JNCCN–Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology. For more information on Harborside Press, please visit http://www.harborsidepress.com.


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