12:15 – 12:35 pm Thursday, September 3

Paper Presentation: Supporting Patient Well-Being and Quality of Life—The Effect of Integrative Therapies on Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients (214-1)

This session will discuss the significance of providing nonpharmacological interventions to patients using integrative therapies. The literature indicates integrative therapies are gaining popularity in hospital settings and have positive effects on patients. Understanding the impact of integrative therapies will inspire nurses to incorporate integrative principles into their own nursing practices.

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Speaker:
Margaret Brill Conway, RN BSN RYT-500 CPHON®
CNE Hours
0.33
3:30 – 4:30 pm Wednesday, September 2

Same Chorus, Different Tune: Interactive Teaching Techniques for Chemotherapy-Biotherapy Instructors (208)

The Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Program Committee is committed to the ongoing support of more than 550-course instructors as they continue to adapt to the content and lectures of the 4th edition curriculum.

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Speaker:
Ruth Anne Herring, MSN RN CPNP-AC/PC CPHON®
Michael Hans, MS BSN RN NPD-BC CPON®
Kristin Belderson, DNP RN NPD-BC CPON®
Joy Hesselgrave, MSN RN CHPPN CPON®
Colleen Nixon, MSN RN CPHON®
Joan O'Hanlon Curry, MS RN CPNP CPON®
CNE Hours
1
10:45 – 11:45 am Wednesday, September 2

Promoting Well-Being and Resilience for Pediatric Oncology Advanced Practice Nurses: An Evidence-Based Approach (204)

Occupational burnout adversely impacts the delivery of high-quality, compassionate care. Pediatric oncology advanced practice nurses (APNs) are at increased risk for burnout attributed to a high-stress environment, and the complexity of patient/family conditions. In 2019, the World Health Organization recognized burnout as an occupational phenomenon in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases.

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Speaker:
Sarah Green, DNP CPNP-AC
CNE Hours
1
11:15 – 11:45 am Wednesday, September 2

Reducing Preventable Harm: Quality Improvement Strategies to Reduce Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Medication Administration Errors (203-2)

Medication administration errors (MAE) are among the most common adverse events causing patients during treatment. These events are nearly always preventable. Although any MAE is problematic, patients treated with chemotherapy and biotherapy agents are at risk for significant harm due to the inherent hazards of the medications and the complexity of treatment protocols.

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Speaker:
Mindy Bibart, MSN RN  NE-BC CSSBB CPHON®
CNE Hours
0.5
10:45 – 11:15 am Wednesday, September 2

First Victim, Second Victim.....Do No Harm (203-1)

In November 1999, the Institute of Medicine released its landmark report "To Err is Human," which outlined the looming patient safety crisis affecting healthcare facilities. It was suggested in this report that up to 98,000 patients per year were the victims of medical errors.

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Speaker:
Beth Fisher, DNP APRN CPNP CPON®
CNE Hours
0.5
10:45 – 11:00 am Wednesday, September 2

Cancer Predisposition: Li-Fraumeni Syndrome in Pediatrics, Nurses Can Make A Difference in Quality of Life and Long-Term Survival Through Screening and Education (201-1)

Oncology nurses provide care for patients and families with multiple early-onset cancers. This session will review Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS), a genetic cancer predisposition syndrome. It is recognized as a mutation in the TP53 gene, the most frequently mutated gene in sporadic cancers. LFS is defined as any germline mutation in the TP53 tumor suppressor gene that is passed down in an autosomal dominant pattern.

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Speaker:
Heather Meador, MSN APRN CPNP CPHON®
Whitney Throckmorton, MPAS PA-C
CNE Hours
0.5
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