Oncology Nursing Society 35th Annual Congress
ONS 2011 Advanced Practice Nursing Conference
November 3-5, 2011
Salt Lake City, UT
The following information summarizes key information about the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) Conference. This information will be useful in evaluating the virtual sessions and understanding faculty disclosures found throughout the session materials and getting you to think about what you'd like to learn from in future APN offerings.
This conference was designed for Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists and other health care professionals working within the field of oncology and practicing in an advanced role.
The goal of the 2011 ONS APN Conference is to provide Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and other health care professionals with innovative, advanced educational experiences and networking opportunities that promote excellence in oncology nursing and cancer care.
Participants of the 2011 ONS APN Conference will:
- Identify complex issues and trends in cancer care and their impact on the role of the advanced practice nurse.
- Apply knowledge and information gained into clinical practice.
- Engage in professional networking forums.
APN Conference Planning Team
Cindy Jo Horrell, MS ARNP AOCN®
Lakeland Regional Cancer Center
Angela Adjetey-Appiah, RN, MSN, MPH, MA, FAACM
Patient Care Director
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, New York
Julie Overbey, MS FNP C RN OCN®
Nurse Practitioner, Adult Sickle Program
Susan M. Roche, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP®, APRN-BC
Lecturer in Nursing, Penn State University, Erie &
Nurse Practitioner, Regional Cancer Center
Geline Joy Tamayo, MSN, ACNS - BC, OCN®
Advanced Practice Nurse, Manager, Mid-Level Providers
MD Anderson Cancer Center
William C. Woods, III, RN, MSN, NP-C
Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center
Maria Gorrick, MEd
Associate Director, Education
American Pharmacists Association
Deborah S. Laird, RPh
Corporate Alliance Consultant
American Pharmacists Association
Michele Galioto, MSN, RN
Director of Education
Kristine B. LeFebvre, MSN, RN, AOCN®
Project Manager, Education Team
Administrative Assistant, Education Team
Full Disclosure: All Planning Team members note they have no financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following: Susan Roche, Millenium speakers' bureau.
Continuing Nursing Education
Participants of the 2011 ONS Advanced Practice Nursing Conference archived session recordings can earn a maximum of 22 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit. Participants must view/listen to each session in its entirety, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit a completed evaluation to receive contact hours. CNE for this program will expire in November 2013.
CNE for 2011 APN Conference archived session recording is nontransferable and will be awarded to the attendee or purchaser only.
ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.
Accreditation as an American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission provider refers only to its continuing nursing education activities and does not imply ANCC Commission on Accreditation endorsement of any commercial products.
The contact hours earned from this educational opportunity qualify for initial oncology nursing certification and renewal via ONC-PRO. Visit www.oncc.org for complete details on oncology nursing certification.
How to Earn CNE Credit
Follow the steps below to access the CNE test for each session.
- View the entire presentation.
- After the last slide in the presentation, a box stating, "Continue to the ONS Evaluation Center to complete the post-test and evaluation for this virtual meeting session?" will appear.
- Click YES to proceed to the ONS Evaluation Center.
- Log in with your Profile username and password.
- Complete the CNE test.
- Upon successful completion with a score of 80% or higher, please complete the program evaluation.
- A CNE certificate for your session will be available under My Evaluations.
All Planning Team and faculty members participating in CNE programs provided by ONS are expected to disclose to the participants any significant financial interest or other relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products. A vested interest may be considered to exist if a faculty member is affiliated with or has a financial interest in commercial organizations that may have a direct or indirect interest in the subject matter. A "financial interest" may include, but is not limited to, being a shareholder in the organization; being an employee of the commercial organization; serving on an organization's speakers bureau; or receiving research from the organization. An "affiliation" may be holding a position on an advisory board or some other role of benefit to the commercial organization. Unless noted otherwise, no significant financial relationships have been reported. All session materials have been reviewed for potential bias.
Faculty members are expected to disclose any unlabeled or investigational use of products discussed in their presentations. Faculty members who have disclosed discussion of these products are noted within the session information.
Financial Support for the 2011 ONS APN Conference has been negotiated independently from the planning of educational sessions. The Oncology Nursing Society gratefully acknowledges support from the following.
- Allos Therapeutics, Inc.
- Genentech BioOncology
- Genomic Health
- Teva Pharmaceuticals