Saturday, October 30

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Joint Topic: COVID/Team and Leadership Perspectives — A Spike in Teamwork: Building Team Cohesiveness During a Pandemic (232-1)

Under normal circumstances, pediatric hematology/oncology nursing is a stressful environment. As COVID forced us to rethink how to care for patients, nurses also had to consider how we care for each other during a crisis that did not have a discernible endpoint.

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Perspectives on supporting schooling for children with cancer: Findings from two PCORI Engagement Projects (230)

Education is an important social determinant of health, and treatment for childhood cancers can result in long-term neurocognitive effects (deficits in processing speed, working memory, executive function, and attention), which are associated with reduced educational attainment, employment, and ability to live independently.