Preconference Workshops (Thursday, September 13)

Each preconference course is an extra-fee event. Please click on each course title to view the full description. Registration for these courses is available in the online registration system of the pdf registration form.

8:30 am – 12 pm

Expanding Your Mental Health Toolkit: Innovative Approaches to Caring for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Patients (008)

3.25CH  Although pediatric cancer survival rates have significantly increased over the past four decades, cancer treatments place patients at increased risk for psychiatric symptoms, with studies suggesting that 10%–15% of patients demonstrate increased symptoms of anxiety and depression.
8:15 am – 11:45 am

Creating a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Manuscript to Submit for Publication in a Nursing Journal (003)

3.25CH  Increasing numbers of pediatric oncology nurses are completing advanced degrees, including the DNP and PhD. These nurses are advancing nursing discipline, science, evidence, and clinical practice by publishing their scholarly work. The experience of publishing in a professional nursing journal can be confusing and overwhelming to both novice and seasoned authors.