8th Annual Hematology & Oncology for NPs & PAs 2024

Rochester, MN US
August 16, 2024 to August 18, 2024

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors: 

Rachel A. Eiring,
P.A.-C.
Jennie M. Goble,
P.A.-C., M.S.
Emily A. Isaacson,
APRN, C.N.P.
Amber B. Koehler,
P.A.-C.
Anna J. Schwecke,
APRN, C.N.P., M.S.

August 16 - 18, 2024 - Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area Hotel - Rochester, Minnesota

This highly rated conference provides NPs and PAs, from novice to seasoned, with cutting-edge information on caring for oncology and hematology patients with built-in networking opportunities and the chance to learn from and with your peers.  Come learn about the active roles that advanced practice providers are playing in these constantly evolving fields!

This year’s conference has a variety of great speakers to go in depth on updates in hematology and oncology practice including special talks on advancing equity in cancer clinical trials, mental health in cancer patients, and an NP/PA professional development panel. In addition to bread-and-butter hematology and oncology topics such as breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, and more, the conference also features palliative care and infectious disease topics.

This course provides benefit to all care team members including NPs, PAs, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians.

Limited Scholarships
A limited number of scholarships will be provided to selected NP or PA students and to advanced practice fellows. To apply for a scholarship, please submit your statement of interest and CV to Olena Davidson, CME Specialist.

Registration Fees - Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual)

M.D., Ph.D. and D.O.$550.00

Nurses, NP, PA, Retiree and Allied Health 

$450.00

Mayo Clinic Staff

$335.00

Scholarship for NP and PA Students and AP Fellows – statement of interest and CV are required to be considered for a scholarship.$100.00

Target Audience

This conference is designed for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, advance practice nurses, nurses, and other allied health professionals with an interest in hematology and oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List strategies to consider to increase equity in cancer clinical trial research.
  • Describe lifestyle modifications that may be beneficial in patients with cancer.
  • Outline a general approach to evaluation of cytopenias in patients with cancer.


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.50 ANCC
  • 18.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/16/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/18/2024 - 12:10pm

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PHARMACOLOGY CONTENT is indicated with a *
Select presentations will contain pharmacology content as noted in the program. Identified presentations represent approximately 9.75 hours of pharmacology content.

 

Friday, August 16, 2024 Central Daylight Time

7:00 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits

7:50 a.m.

Welcome and Pre-Test

GENERAL SESSION 1

8:00 a.m.

Keynote:

Advancing Equity in Cancer Clinical Trials

Lionel A. Kankeu Fonkoua, M.D.

9:00 a.m.

Lifestyle Modifications in Cancer Care Panel

Heather N. Montane, P.A.-C., M.S. and Lisa L. Ellsworth, P.A.-C.

9:50 am.

Mental Health in Cancer Patients

Amy M. Allen, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

10:25 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 2

10:50 a.m.*

Updates in Lymphoma

Emily Brigham APRN, CNP and Cecilia Merrigan APRN, CNP

11:25 a.m.

Pulmonary Nodule Work-up

Bobby Anderson, APRN, CNP

12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 3

1:00 p.m. *

Brain Tumors

Samantha Caron, P.A.-C.

1:35 p.m.

Surgical Considerations for Gynecologic Malignancies

Casey L. Lawler, P.A.-C.

2:10 p.m. *

 

Advanced Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Dan S. Childs, M.D.

3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 4

3:25 p.m. *

 

Advances in Cancer Drug Therapy

Rowena Schwartz, PharmD, University of Cincinnati

4:10 p.m.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatment Considerations and Utilization in the Oncology Patient

M. Hassan Murad, M.D.

4:45 p.m.

Announcements

4:50 p.m.

Day Adjourns

 

Saturday, August 17, 2024 Central Daylight Time

GENERAL SESSION 5

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Exhibits

7:30 a.m. *

 

Multiple Myeloma: Bispecific vs CAR-T

Yi Lin, M.D., Ph.D. and Prashant Kapoor, M.D.

8:35 a.m. *

 

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Samantha Inabinett, MSN, APRN-BC

9:10 a.m.

Panel: AP Professional Development Opportunities in Heme/Onc

Rachel Bailen, PharmD, Rachel Eiring, PA-C, and Amber Koehler, PA-C

9:55 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 6

10:20 a.m. *

 

Breast Cancer - Alphabet Soup, Using NGS to Guide Treatment Decisions

Jamie L. Carroll, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.

11:10 a.m. *

 

Lung Cancer Management

Kaushal Parikh, MBBS

12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 7

1:00 p.m. *

 

Acute Leukemia

Devon Gilbert, PA-C

1:35 p.m. *

 

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Christina Chin, PA-C

2:10 p.m. *

 

CML

Antoine N. Saliba, M.D.

2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 8

3:05 p.m.

Interventional Radiology

Mary Thoma, PA-C and Brian Welch, M.D.

3:40 p.m. *

Palliative Care: A Case Based Approach

Emily Olson, NP

4:15 p.m. *

ID in Heme/Onc

Susan Schram, PA-C, St. Luke's Cancer Institute

5:00 p.m.

Day Adjourns

5:00 p.m.

Wine & Cheese Networking Reception

 

Sunday, August 18, 2024 Central Daylight Time

GENERAL SESSION 9

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 a.m.

Becoming a Pro at PROs: Patient Reported Outcomes in Cancer Care

Speaker TBD

8:50 a.m. *

CAR-T

Jennie M. Goble, P.A.-C., DMSc

9:35 a.m.

Cytopenias in Cancer Care

Rachelle L. Rouse, APRN, C.N.P.

10:10 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

GENERAL SESSION 10

10:30 a.m.

CT Chest for the Non-Radiologist

Anna Schwecke, APRN, CNP

11:15 a.m.

CT Abdomen and Pelvis for the Non-Radiologist

Rachel A. Eiring, P.A.-C

12:00 p.m.

Course Wrap-Up and Post-Test

Rachel A. Eiring, P.A.-C., Jennie M. Goble, DMSc, P.A.-C., Emily A Isaacson, APRN, C.N.P, Amber B. Koehler, P.A.-C., Anna J. Schwecke, APRN, C.N.P.

12:10 p.m.

Course Adjourns

 

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Travel

Rochester, Minnesota is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is serviced by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily via American, Sun Country, and Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The airport is located approximately 8.6 miles from the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area.

Note to travelers: several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Flying through the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is another option. The following shuttle services offer multiple trips daily. Travel time is approximately 75 minutes.

Groome Transportation
507-280-9270

Rochester Shuttle Service
507-216-6354

PARKING
Parking is available in hotel and city ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee; parking will not be validated.

You may wish to visit the Experience Rochester website for additional travel information, accommodation options, and area information.

Course Directors
Rachel A. Eiring, P.A.-C.
Jennie M. Goble, P.A.-C., M.S.
Emily A. Isaacson, APRN, C.N.P.
Amber B. Koehler, P.A.-C.
Anna J. Schwecke, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Please see the program schedule for faculty listing.

Guest Faculty
Susan Schram, PA-C, St. Luke's Cancer Institute
Rowena Schwartz, PharmD, University of Cincinnati

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 18.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 18.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

DayCredit
Friday7.00
Saturday7.75
Sunday3.75

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Available Credit

  • 18.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.50 ANCC
  • 18.50 Attendance
 
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