Optional Events

4:45 – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 2
Wednesday, September 2

Targeting the RAS/MAPK Pathway in Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Plexiform Neurofibromas, and Optic Pathway Gliomas: Improving Patient Outcomes With an Innovative Therapeutic Approach (SY1)

Join us for this PeerView educational activity on neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) and plexiform neurofibromas (PNs). An expert panel will provide insight into the expanding landscape of targeted therapies and will discuss optimal clinical decision-making for patients with NF-1 and NF-1─related PNs that are based on the latest evidence, best practice recommendations, and effective interdisciplinary collaboration. 

APHON thanks Astra Zeneca for their generous support of this event. 

Read more...
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday, September 3
Non-CNE Symposia

Clinical Pearls: Nurse’s Role in Achieving Optimal Chelation in Patients With Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia (SY2)

When patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia (TDT) move into adulthood, understanding the importance of iron-overload and adherence to chelation is paramount. A nurse expert will review clinical pearls and a TDT patient will share real-world experience to help participants gain best practices on the nurse’s role in helping patients achieve optimal chelation.

APHON thanks Chiesi for their generous support of this event.

 

Read more...
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Friday, September 4
Non-CNE Symposia

Giving Subcutaneous Prophylaxis a Shot in Hemophilia A (SY3)

Join us for a nurse and patient-led symposium on a subcutaneous prophylaxis option for patients with hemophilia A. The panelists will discuss practical considerations for hemophilia A management, including dosing and administration, key clinical trial data, and patient support. Questions will be answered by the panelists during the program.

 

APHON thanks Genentech for their generous support of this event.

Read more...
Wednesday, September 2
2:00 – 3:15 pm
Non-CNE Symposia

Rising to The Challenge of Identifying and Treating Hepatic VOD Post HSCT: A Case-Based Approach

A case-based discussion of veno-occlusive disease (VOD) following HSCT. Topics include identifying factors that put patients at a greater risk for VOD, recognizing the signs and symptoms of VOD, and reviewing newly published diagnostic criteria in order to build confidence in making an early and accurate diagnosis of VOD.

APHON thanks Jazz Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this event.

Read more...
Speaker:

Kenneth Cooke, MD
Mitchell Cairo, MD

2:00 am – 3:15 pm
Wednesday, September 2
Non-CNE Symposia

Rising to the Challenge of Identifying and Treating Hepatic VOD Post HSCT: A Case-Based Approach (SY4)

A case-based discussion of veno-occlusive disease (VOD) following HSCT. Topics include identifying factors that put patients at a greater risk for VOD, recognizing the signs and symptoms of VOD, and reviewing newly published diagnostic criteria in order to build confidence in making an early and accurate diagnosis of VOD.

APHON thanks Jazz Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this event Read more...
5:00–6:00 pm Tuesday, September 1

Career Development Event: Career Development Event: Your CV, Your Key to Professional Development (CDE)

Jill Gilliland, President of Melnic, an APRN and PA recruitment company, will inspire you to identify your characteristics, learn more about yourself, light your fire, and find your passion to design your professional roadmap.  She will help you identify internal and external opportunities for professional growth and contribution to explore your options.  Then you will learn to use your CV to map and track your goals and accomplishments. Read more...
Speaker:
Jill Gilliland, APRN PA
CNE Hours
1