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24th Annual Cancer Care Update

Nov
7
Thu
Nov 7, 2013
Thursday
7:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Mercy Medical Center - Hallagan Education Center
Cedar Rapids, IA

The purpose of the conference is to provide participants with an update of current issues facing nurses, social workers and other health care professionals who care for cancer patients and their families.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Payment is required at the time of registration

Cancellations received up to the start of the program will be refunded minus a $5 processing fee.

Continuing Education Credit

Nurses: 8.0 Contact hours of nursing continuing education credit will be awarded for attending the entire program by Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, IBN Provider #57. No partial credit will be awarded. Other healthcare professionals - this offering may be eligible for 8.0 contact hours of continuing education credit. Consult your governing rules to determine if approriate subject matter criteria will apply to credit hours.

Fees & Payment

Payment is required at the time of registration

The registration fee includes instructional materials, breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Fee $70

Retired Nurses $35

 

 

 

Description

                            Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of the conference is to provide participants with an update of current issues facing nurses, social workers and other health care professionals who care for cancer patients and their families

 

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss approaches to diagnosis and management of a variety of cancers by experts from multiple disciplines.
  • Identify patients with febrile neutropenia (FN) who are at increased risk of serious complications.
  • Develop a better understanding of psychological factors related to pain, function and quality of life in patients with cancer.
  • Explain aspects of Integrative Medicine used in an evidence based program.
  • Explore the management of en dof life situations in the Hospice setting.
  • Develop a better understanding of how to approach the subject of sex and intimacy issues with oncology patients.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of resources available to cancer survivors and their families.

 

Instructor(s)

  • Hall-Perrine Cancer Center Experts

Contact

Chris Chapman at 319-398-6143 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, November 07 7:15 AM to 4:00 PM Mercy Medical Center - Hallagan Education Center Hall-Perrine Cancer Center Experts

Location Details

  • Mercy Medical Center - Hallagan Education Center
    701 10th Street SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Directions

Mercy Medical Center - Hallagan Education Center

Directions to Hallagan Education Center: Park in the 10th Street Parking Ramp. From Level One 10th Street Entrance, turn left at the Information Desk. Hallagan Education Center will be across the hall from Uncommon Grounds.