Why should you attend?
Whether you are just launching your career in the fields of transplantation and oncology or have been managing transplant or cancer patients for years, this accredited educational activity is designed to deliver the information you need for care and management of these patient populations.
Faculty consisting of leading medical practitioners from prominent transplant and cancer programs will discuss best practices and the keys to optimal patient/benefit management of individuals undergoing organ and blood/marrow transplant and those with cancer.
During this two-day event you will learn about advances, trends and updates within these fields including: pre- and posttransplant care, pharmaceuticals, management of transplant complications, the latest in cancer research and treatment options, the impact of noncompliance on clinical outcomes, and best practices to optimize outcomes. You will also discover the roles of a variety of organizations, such as the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be the Match and Organ Procurement Transplant Network (OPTN).
Mark your calendar and register today!
Registration Fee: $310
Need CE Credits?
Designed for the interprofessional health care team
Content has been developed by the health care team to promote collaborative practice in health care delivery by providing a broad range of topics for a variety of learners. It is intended for beginner- and intermediate-level health care practitioners that are responsible for the care of transplant/oncology patients or management of their benefits; those who desire to gain or enhance their fundamental knowledge and understanding of transplant medicine and cancer treatments.
** Refer to the Continuing Education page for a listing of certifications that have been applied approved for this conference.
|Who should attend?
• Case Managers
• Managed Care Nurses
• Medical Directors
• Nurses/Oncology Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Pharmacy Technicians
• Social Workers
• Transplant Nurses
• Medical Management Staff
• Reinsurance Managers
• Utilization Review Staff
After completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the importance of interprofessional collaboration among the health care teams to maximize outcomes in transplant recipients and cancer patients.
- Explain advances and updates in organ and blood/marrow transplantation in adult and pediatric patients, including indications, complications, and strategies to optimize pre- and posttransplant care.
- Recognize therapeutic options in cancer treatments to include cancer cell genomics, immunotherapy and preventive vaccines.
- Identify management strategies for patients with comorbid disease.
- Describe best-practice strategies for improvement of medication management and enhancing patient compliance.
- Examine barriers to care and how to overcome them using effective communication strategies.
- State ethical principles that create a framework for the equitable allocation of scarce organs for transplantation.