11:30 am – 12:30 pm Saturday, October 30

Stopping the Flow: Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and Menstrual Concerns in Adolescent Females with Bleeding and Clotting Disorders (226)

Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) and dysmenorrhea are common complaints among adolescent females (O’Brien, 2018). For females with underlying bleeding and clotting disorders, managing their menstrual bleeding can provide challenges unique to their stages of life.

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Speaker:
Elizabeth Vessey, NP
CNE Hours
1
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Friday, October 29

Joint Topic: Anticoagulation Therapy Anticoagulation Alphabet Soup: VKAs, LMWHs, and DOACs (214-1)

Treatment of thrombosis in pediatric patients presents many challenges. Thrombosis in pediatric patients has a wide range of etiologies, and researchers lack consensus about duration of therapy based on the thrombosis location and the presence of risk factors. Most patients under 18 years of age are treated with either parenteral low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWH) or vitamin K antagonists (VKAs).

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Speaker:
Ashleigh Brown, BSN RN CPN CPHON®
CNE Hours
1
RX Hours
0.25
3:30 – 4:30 pm Friday, October 29

Incorporating Children’s Oncology Group Health Links into Clinical Practice (C223)

coglogoThe care of children with cancer spans diagnosis and treatment, with the goal being survivorship. Approximately 80% of children diagnosed with cancer will survive, and many childhood cancer survivors may experience both physical and psychological late effects secondary to their cancer or its treatment.

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The Three C's Challenge — Crucial and Compassionate Conversations (005)

Communication is an integral part of all nursing interactions. It is the way we give and receive information to guide patient care and decision-making and respond to difficult situations. Challenging and crucial conversations often happen when the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions are strong. When this occurs, we have an opportunity to engage compassionately with our patients and each other.

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Do You Know Your Pronouns? Safe Zone Training and LGBTQ+ Inclusive Care (004)

Healthcare professionals are now interacting with more members of the LGBTQ+ community in their practices. How comfortable are you with engaging your patients and their families in conversations regarding sexuality and gender? Do you know and understand the current words and definitions used by the LGTBQ+ community?

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Speaker:
Teresa Conte, PhD CPNP
Fee
$110 for members
$140 for nonmembers
CNE Hours
3.25
3:30 – 4:45 pm Saturday, October 30

Closing Keynote: Dream. Believe. Achieve! (104)

Shannon Bahrke will take you on a thrilling journey of her success through pivotal points in her 12-year career on the U.S. Ski Team. She will reveal how she overcame obstacles, doubts, and fears to ultimately earn two Olympic medals. Shannon will also share how the same mindset, tools, and strategies directly correlate to business and how everyone can execute them to achieve their maximum potential! Read more...
8:00 – 9:00 am Friday, October 29

Local Chapter Strategies-Shared Experiences to Shared Success (LCM)

The Local Chapter Committee liaisons and chapter leaders will convene to discuss topics that affect the functioning of local chapters, such as education, recruitment and retention, fundraising, and community service. Topics will be discussed in a round table manner and then presented to the whole group.

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10:15 – 11:15 am Friday, October 29

General Session: State of the Nursing Science: Accentuating the Positive: Pediatric Oncology Nurses' Experiences of Caring (102)

Pediatric oncology nurses are often asked, “How can you do this work—it must be so hard?” Although they acknowledge that the care of children and families is often emotionally draining, nurses express feeling gratitude for and finding meaning in their work and demonstrate the characteristics of resilience expressed by their patients and families.

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