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Oncology Nursing Review Course

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Auditorium 23-105
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, California 90095

When: Thursday, November 3, 10, 17, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This comprehensive course is designed to provide an overview of oncology nursing. It can serve as either a review for the experienced oncology nurse taking the Oncology Nursing Certification (OCN) Exam or as a foundation for the nurse interested in learning more about oncology nursing.

The course also covers bone marrow transplantation nursing to prepare the nurse for the BMTCN certification exam.

Target Audience:
The objective of this course is to assist nurses to pass the OCN and BMTCN Exams.

Continuing Education Contact Hours:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12511 for 8.5 contact hours. Contact hours will be awarded after participation in each day of the program.

Attendance to all three days is not required to receive CE contact hours.  8.5 contact hours are given each day attended.  

Upcoming Oncology Continuing Education

Day One Agenda: November 3, 2016

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 0800-0845  Scientific Basic for Practice  
 0845-0900  Clinical Trials  
 0900-1000  Oncology Emergencies  Stephanie Jackson, MSN, AOCNS, BMTCN
 1000-1015  Break  
 1015-1100  Care of the Skin Cancer Patient  Denise Oseguera, MSN, NP
 1100-1145  Care of the Radiation Oncology Patient  Kayla Kafka
 1145-1230  Lunch  
 1230-1315  Symptom Management  Melinda Mayorga, MSNc, RN
 1315-1430  Care of the Leukemia Patient  Stephanie Jackson, MSN, AOCNS, BMTCN
 1430-1445  Break  
 1445-1545  Care of the Lung Cancer Patient  Melody Mendenhall, MSN, NP
 1545-1630   Scientific Basic for Practice Care of the Colon Cancer Patient  Pattie Jakel, MSN, AOCN
 1630-1700  Evaluation and Closing  

Day Two Agenda: November 10, 2016 

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0800-0845 Pain Management Pattie Jakel, MSN, AOCN
0845-0930 End of Life Stephanie Jackson, MSN, AOCNS, BMTCN
0930-0945 Break  
0945-1030 Psychosocial Evaluation of Transplant Candidates  Jose Fabian, SW
1030-1115 Biology of Cancer Care of the Lymphoma Patient Pattie Jakel, MSN, AOCN
1115-1215 GYN Malignancies  Paula Anastasia, MSN, AOCN
1215-1300 Lunch  
1300-1400 Care of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient Raquel Branom, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC
1400-1500 Care of the Genitourinary Cancer Patient Nazy Zomordian, MSN, NP
 1500-1515  Break  
 1515-1615  Survivorship  City of Hope, Denice Economou, MSN
 1615-1645  Test Questions  

Day Three Agenda:November 17, 2016

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 0800-0900  Care of the Autologous and Umbilical Cord Transplant Patient; Sarah Larson, MD
 0900-0945 Management of Acute and Chronic Graft
vs Host Disease
 Nikki Alimi, MSN, NP
 0945-1000 Break  
 1000-1030 PreTransplant Workup  Tidi Lambert, MSN, AOCNS & Laura Block, BSN, RN
 1030-1100 Pretransplant Cytogenetic Analysis  Haley Castiglione, MSN, NP
 1100-1200 Care of the Breast Cancer Patient  Maddie Kuiper, MSN, NP
 1200-1300 Lunch  
 1300-1345 Genetics of Cancer (printed)  Wendy Colon, MSN, CGC, LGC, Genetic Counselor
 1345-1400 Break  
 1400-1515 Ethical Considerations in the Oncology
Patient  (printed)
 Katherine Brown Saltzman, MSN, AOCN
 1515-1615  Immunotherapy  Grace Cherry, MSN, NP
 1615-1630 Closing and Evaluations  

For questions, contact:

Stephanie Jackson RN, MSN, AOCNS, BMTCN

Patricia Jakel, RN, MS, AOCN


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