Preconference Courses (Wednesday, August 16)

Each preconference course is an extra-fee event and requires an additional application in order to enroll. Please click on each course title to view the full description and access the appropriate application form.

9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Self-Care for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse (001)

6CH  This workshop provides pediatric hematology/oncology nurses the opportunity to explore resiliency and self-care through self-assessments, individualized self-care planning and participation in a variety of experiential learning opportunities that strengthen resiliency by guarding against compassion fatigue, moral distress, vicarious trauma, and burnout.

10 am – 5:45 pm

Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Instructor Course (002)

6.25CH  The APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Instructor Course is designed for any nurse who has completed the provider course and meets the qualifications to be trained to teach the course. This course provides general instruction in adult education, guidance in the planning of lectures based on the APHON program content, and instruction in administering the provider exam. Successful completion allows nurses to return to their institutions as recognized APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Instructors who are able to provide ongoing instruction and education to other registered nurses.

10 am – 4 pm

Leadership Series: Building the High Reliable Teams (003)

5CH  In line with APHON’s mission to optimize outcomes for pediatric cancer patients, this workshop provides pediatric hematology/oncology nurses the opportunity to learn about the five High Reliability Organization (HRO) principles, apply them to building great teams and see how HRO practices impact quality and safety provided to patients, families, and staff in pediatric healthcare.