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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this live activity is for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669 for 14.0 Contact Hours.

The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca, Celgene Corporation, and Helsinn Therapeutics (US) Inc.

2nd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™

2nd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™

August 3-4, 2018
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 North River Road, Rosemont, IL

School of Nursing Oncology Overview™:

The 2nd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™ will provide the latest information on key topics in oncology that can readily be applied to nursing clinical practice in a variety of settings. Our faculty will discuss strategies help to optimize patient management and provide insight into the evolving treatment landscape. Nursing professionals frequently encounter barriers to the optimal delivery of care for patients with cancer, and this program is designed to answer questions in a manner that will facilitate the overcoming of those barriers. This will be a dynamic experience, allowing participants to engage with faculty as they share their perspectives and personal experiences on clinical challenges commonly encountered in nursing practice. A variety of formats will be used to generate an exciting learning environment, including a mixture of didactic presentations, interactive discussion, and case-based learning opportunities.

Register and book your stay in the PER room block, and we will refund 50% of your SONO registration fee. Our registration team will be in contact with you after you have registered, and booked your stay. If you have already booked your stay in the room block then we will contact you shortly.

Target Audience:

This educational program is directed toward oncology nurses, but other health care and nursing professionals interested in the management of patients with cancer are also to invited to attend.

School of Nursing Oncology™ Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the 2nd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Identify recent advancements in the management of solid and hematologic malignancies
  • Describe current and emerging roles for tumor testing to guide treatment selection for patients with cancer
  • Recognize treatment-related adverse events for different malignancies
  • Apply best practices to manage and counsel patients concerning adverse events associated with therapies they receive to treat their cancer
  • Develop evidence-based supportive care strategies for patients undergoing treatment for cancer
  • Outline important disparities in care among patients with cancer

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca, Celgene Corporation, and Helsinn Therapeutics (US) Inc.


Grace Cherry, RN, MSN, NP
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UCLA Melanoma Program
Los Angeles, CA

Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN
Renal Cancer Research Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland, OH

Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN
Thoracic Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Abramson Cancer Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA


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