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Corporate Events

  

International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2015 delegates are invited to participate in Corporate Supported Events held throughout the conference (except for those noted "By Invitation Only") at no additional cost.  Pre-registration is not required, but seating is on a first-come, first served basis, subject to availability.

Please see a list of Corporate Supported Events below or click here to view the Preliminary Program.

CORPORATE DINNER SYMPOSIUM (Open to all non-USA delegates)
Supported by Amgen

DATE: Wednesday July 8, 2015
TIME: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Multiple Myeloma – Basic Principals, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment Options

SPEAKER: KEVIN SONG, CANADA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the pathophysiology of myeloma
  2. Understand how myeloma is diagnosed
  3. Understand the different treatment options for myeloma

The Chronicity of Myeloma – A Focus on Quality of Life and Supportive care Measures

SPEAKER: CINDY MANCHULENKO, CANADA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the tools used to quantify QOL in myeloma patients
  2. Understand the most common QOL issues in myeloma
  3. Understand the supportive care measures for myeloma patients
 
   

CORPORATE FOCUS GROUP (By Invitation Only)
Supported by Novartis

DATE: Wednesday July 8, 2015
TIME: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Oral Parity in Education: Ensuring All Cancer Patients Receive Quality Education

LEADER: ANNIE YOUNG, UNITED KINGDOM

   

EXCLUSIVE CORPORATE LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
Supported by Merck

DATE: Thursday July 9, 2015
TIME: 12.20pm - 1.20pm

Immuno-Oncology: Translating Smart Science into Better Outcomes

SPEAKERS: GRETA CUMMINGS, CANADA, UNA HOPKINS, UNITED STATES & KRISTA RUBIN, UNITED STATES

Learning Objectives:

  1. How immuno-oncology therapies can help to defeat cancer
  2. Overview of clinical data of checkpoint inhibitors in patients with advanced melanoma, advanced NSCLC, and other tumor types
  3. Immuno-oncology in clinical practice: how we translate smart science into successful outcomes
  4. Practical consideration for oncology nurses, providing ongoing support for patients receiving immuno-oncology therapy

DINNER WORKSHOP
Supported by Bayer

DATE: Thursday July 9, 2015
TIME: 6.15pm - 9.15pm

Nurses as Champions in Oral Cancer Treatments for Colorectal Cancer

MODERATOR: SUSAN BECK, UNITED STATES

SPEAKERS: BARBARA MELOSKY, CANADA, KARIN OLSON, CANADA & MASSEY NEMATOLLAHI, CANADA

 

CORPORATE FOCUS GROUP (By Invitation Only)
Supported by Amgen

DATE: Thursday July 9, 2015
TIME: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Skin Toxicity Management Related to EGFRi Treatment

CHAIR: ANNIE YOUNG, UNITED KINGDOM

LEADER: KATHRYN CICCOLINI, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE CORPORATE LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
Supported by Merck

DATE: Friday July 10, 2015
TIME: 12.20pm - 1.20pm

Putting the Nurse at the Center of CINV Management

SPEAKERS: DAVID WARR, CANADA & REGINA CUNNINGHAM, UNITED STATES

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the history and background of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)
  2. Outline current global CINV guidelines and the importance of adherence
  3. Review in detail the mechanism of action for CINV, emetogenicity and patient risk factors
  4. Discuss the multi-disciplinary approach to managing the cancer patient with a specific focus on how the oncology nurse contributes to ensure superior patient care
 

CORPORATE LUNCH TUTORIAL
Supported by Paxman Coolers

DATE: Saturday July 11, 2015
TIME: 12.20pm - 1.20pm

Improving Patient Care: Preventing and Coping with Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia

SPEAKERS: CORINA VAN DEN HURK, NETHERLANDS & ANNIE YOUNG, UNITED KINGDOM

Learning Objectives:

  1. To improve practice by developing:
    • Patient strategies to cope with chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA)
    • Staff strategies around delivering prophylaxis of CIA
  2. Scalp cooling users: How to improve your scalp cooling results
  3. Scalp cooling non-users: The value of offering scalp cooling to your patients



 

CORPORATE LUNCH TUTORIAL
Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim

DATE: Saturday July 11, 2015
TIME: 12.20pm - 1.20pm

Advances in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

SPEAKERS: BARBARA MELOSKY, CANADA & LORRAINE MARTELLI-REID, CANADA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Better understand the evolution of treatment options for patients with NSCLC
  2. Discuss how nurses can influence early biomarker testing to optimize treatment decisions
  3. Review the pivotal role nurses play in working with patients to help them manage the side effects of treatment
  4. Discuss how to incorporate palliative care and symptom management into care of the patient affected by lung cancer
 


 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

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