APSHO Presents Regional Lecture Series

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The Advanced Practitioners Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) is pleased to announce a series of live continuing medical education (CME) meetings. This accredited meeting series titled, “APSHO Regional Lecture Series,” is designed for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, advanced degree nurses pharmacists and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and non-small cell lung cancer.

The Advanced Practitioners Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) is pleased to announce a series of live continuing medical education (CME) meetings. This accredited meeting series titled, “APSHO Regional Lecture Series,” is designed for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, advanced degree nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and non-small cell lung cancer.

The co-chairs for the Regional Lecture Series are Sandra E. Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN®, ANP-C and Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN. Ms. Kurtin and Ms. Eaby-Sandy will be joined by Sarah Jimenez, MSN, APN-C, AOCNP®, Ann McNeill, RN, MSN, APN, Tracy Krimmel, AOCN®, APRN-C, DNP, Kara J. Saggiomo, RN, MSN, AOCNP®, APN-C, Charise Gleason, MSN, NP-BC, AOCNP®, Amy Goodrich, MSN, CRNP, Maria Hanik, DNP, APRN-BC, OCN, BMTCN, Mylene James, MSN, RN, NP-C, OCN®, Rhonda Hewitt, MSN, AOCNP®, ANP, Laura Zitella, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN®, Diane Cope, PhD, ARNP, BC, AOCNP, Leslie Lauersdorf, ARNP, AOCNP®, Lisa Nodzon, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP®, Beth Faiman, PhD, APN-BC, AOCN®, Katharine Lord, PA-C, MMSc, Monica White, RN, MSN, CNS-AH, ACNP, APRN-BC, AOCNP®, Mollie Moran, MSN, CNP, AOCNP®, Tiffany Richards, MS, ANP, AOCNP, Patricia Mangan, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, Natalie Cherkassky, NP, Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP®, Melissa Martinez, NP, Elizabeth S. Waxman, RN, MSN, NP-C, AOCN®, Francisco Robert, MD, Marynell Winslow, CRNP, MSN, AOCN®, Anna Livers, ANP-C, and Melanie Jenkins, MSN, FNP-BC, OCN®.

After participating in a non-small cell lung cancer program, participants should be able to:

  •     Demonstrate a foundational understanding of how to interpret imaging studies that are used in the management of NSCLC
  •     Choose relevant molecular/biomarker tests to identify the most appropriate therapy for the patient with NSCLC (e.g., targeted or immunotherapy)
  •     Use appropriate management strategies for toxicities associated with targeted therapies
  •     Differentiate between the various treatment options available for NSCLC: Comparing mechanisms of action, toxicity profiles, and monitoring
  •     Manage toxicities associated with different agents used to treat NSCLC
  •     Demonstrate an understanding of the science behind immune checkpoint inhibition and how this drug category differs from other available and evolving options for NSCLC, including cytotoxic chemotherapy

After participating in a multiple myeloma and/or chronic lymphocytic leukemia program, participants should be able to:

  •     Multiple Myeloma

o    Demonstrate a general understanding of how to perform a bone marrow biopsy
o    Describe the various mechanisms of action of agents used to treat multiple myeloma
o    Apply the principles of risk-adapted treatment using case-based scenarios to illustrate the impact of patient attributes and disease specific attributes
o    Manage toxicities associated with newer agents used to treat multiple myeloma
o    Apply the principles of adjunctive supportive care in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma

  •     Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

o    Apply the principles of risk-adapted treatment using case-based scenarios to illustrate the impact of patient attributes and disease specific attributes
o    Manage toxicities associated with newer agents used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia
o    Describe the role of oral therapies in treating patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

To view the accreditation information and/or register for a Regional Lecture Meeting, please contact us:

Online at http://www.apsho.org/lectureseries
Or
Call us Toll Free at 855-276-6855

About The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO)
The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) was founded to improve the quality of care for patients with cancer by supporting critical issues in educational, clinical, and professional development for advanced practitioners in hematology and oncology. The Society is lead by Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists and other clinical professionals who focus on a collaborative approach to managing the care of patients with cancer. Learn more at APSHO.org.

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