Friday, September 4

2:30 – 3:30 pm

This is Awkward...  Having Difficult Conversations about AYA Sexual Health (227)

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is a key aspect of physical health, emotional health, and quality of life in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer and blood disorders both during and after treatment. AYAs increasingly identify concerns with sexual function, contraception, fertility, and psychosexual adjustment and report conversations on these topics rarely take place with providers.

Speaker:
Stacy Whiteside, MS APRN CPON® CPNP-AC/PC
CNE Hours
1
2:30 – 3:00 pm

What works in ITP - Voodoo to what's NEW! (228-1)

Immune thrombocytopenia can present a multitude of clinical challenges for providers, patients, and families. In 2011, the American Society of Hematology released guideline recommendations for the management of this challenging pediatric condition.

Speaker:
Anne Harvey, DNP CPNP0.50
CNE Hours
0.50
3:00 – 3:30 pm

Update on Hemophilia - The A's, the B's and the C's (228-2)

Hemophilia A (Factor VIII deficiency) and Hemophilia B (Factor IX) are bleeding disorders in which a specific protein in the blood is absent or low, resulting in an inability to form an adequate fibrin clot. These disorders, while rare, can occur spontaneously, be inherited, or be acquired.

Speaker:
Anne Harvey, DNP CPNP
CNE Hours
0.50
2:30 – 3:30 pm

Below the Surface:  Applying Evidence-Based Practice in Skin Care Management with the Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patient (229)

Children and adolescents undergoing hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) are at high risk for developing skin complications. Nurses play a vital role in the assessment, prevention, and management of skin issues in this population where multiple factors lead to skin complications.

Speaker:

Nancy Noonan, MS RN PCNS-BC BMTCN®

Linda Abramovitz, MSN RN CNS FAAN BMTCN®

Lisa Pinner, RN MSN CNS BMTCN® CPON® 

CNE Hours
1