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34th Annual Conference ~ Empowering the Oncology Nurse to Care with Confidence ~ 9/18/21

Rhode Island & Southeastern Massachusetts ONS Chapter

34th Annual Conference

Empowering the Oncology Nurse to Care with Confidence

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Crowne Plaza ~ 801 Greenwich Avenue ~ Warwick, RI 02886

07:30 - 08:00 am: Registration and Exhibits

08:00 - 08:15 am: Welcome and Announcements

08:15 - 09:15 am: Chemotherapy Safe Handling Best Practices

~Jennifer Patullo, RN, OCN

09:15 -10:15 am: Mixology 101: Interactions with Chemotherapy: Vitamins, Supplements, Herbs and Marijuana ~Britny Brown, Pharm.D., BCOP ~Lauren Talbert, RD, CSO, LDN, CDE

10:15 -10:45 am: Break/Exhibits

10:45 -11:15 am: Using Clinical Grading Criteria in Managing the Oncology Patient

~Marianne Davies, DNP, MSN, APRN

11:15 -12:15 pm: Break and Exhibits

12:15 - 1:15 pm: Lunch ~ Distinguished Nurse of the Year Award ~ Camp Hope ~ Raffle

1:15 - 2:15 pm: Nurses’ Role in Recognizing and Managing Oncologic Emergencies

~Susan Hobin, MSN, NP, AGACNP

2:15 – 3:45 pm: Empowering the Oncology Nurse to Provide the Best Care for Others&Themselves

~Jones Loflin, Motivational Speaker & Coach

3:45 pm: Closing and Major Raffle

Join our ONS Chapter in supporting a local charity, Camp Hope! Camp Hope is a week-long residential camp for ALL children, ages 6 to 17, affected by cancer in their immediate family. Camps are effective modalities for reducing fear and anxiety in children touched by cancer, providing them opportunities to interact with other children and learn alternative ways to cope. Learn more about Camp Hope at the Conference.

Registration: ONS Member $ 35

Non-Member $ 50

Student / Retired $ 15

This activity has been approved by Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) to award contact hours. Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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