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St. Jude Annual Affiliate Nursing / Advanced Practice Provider Conference


October 19-20, 2018
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105


Program Overview

This conference is designed for affiliate and St. Jude hematology/oncology nurses, advanced practice providers, and other health care professionals interested in updating their knowledge about advances in, diagnoses of and special treatment guidelines for children with catastrophic illnesses. The emphasis of this course is to provide practical information relating to current issues in the area of pediatric hematology/oncology in a relaxed and interactive atmosphere.

Accreditation Information

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Creditialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Provider Number: 01806202021
Possible Contact Hours: 8.8


Conference Contacts

Jennifer Morgan
Phone: (901) 595-6568
Fax: (901) 595-0919


Conference Agenda

Friday, October 19, 2018

7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Registration
8:15 - 8:25 a.m. Welcome
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (1 CNE) (A) Biotherapies: Side Effects and Management - Jill Frieders, MSN, PNP-BC
(I)  Apheresis for Sickle Cell Disease 101 - Karen Wodowski, BC-PNP
9:35 - 10:35a.m.
(1 CNE)
(A) CAR-T Therapy - Aimee Talleur, MD
(B) Authorizing Research with Adolescents: Assent, Consent and Parental Permission - Katherine Steuer, JD and Christopher Church, PhD
10:40 - 11:40 a.m.
(1 CNE)
(G) Recognizing and Managing Oncologic Emergencies - Lindsay Blazin, MD
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
(1 CNE)
(A) Pediatric Palliative Care - Karen Williams, APN, ACHPN (2 hrs)
(I) Fertility and the Pediatric Oncology Patient - Charlene Sparrow, MSN, APN, CCRP, FNP-C and Christina Barnes, RN, BSN, CPN
(B) Pediatric Hematology Oncology Research Participant Advocate - Wendy Hayes, MSN, RN, CPHON and Rachel Barber, DNP
2:05 - 2:55 p.m.
50 mins
(0.8 CNE)
(A) Pediatric Palliative Care - Karen Williams, APN, ACHPN (2 hrs)
(I) Understanding and Treating Neuropathic Pain in Pediatric Oncology - Angela Pratt, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, BMTCN, CPN
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
(1 CNE)
(A) Discussion on Total 17 Protocol - Hiroto Inaba MD, PhD
(I) Interpreting a CBC:  All You Ever Wanted To Know and More - Michelle Boals, MSN, NP-C

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time Event
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
(1 CNE)

(G) Quality Improvement/Evidence Based Practice Spotlight

9:40 - 10:40 a.m.
(1 CNE)
(G) Cancer: The Journey Through a Mother’s Eyes - Britni Coffey
10:50 - 11:50 a.m.
(1 CNE)
(TH)  Inpatient Care Teams
(TH)  Outpatient Care Teams
(TH)  Advanced Practice Providers
(TH)  Patient Experience

(G) – General Session     (B) – Basic Session     (I) – Intermediate Session    (A) – Advanced Session      (TH) – Town Hall Session

Register for the Conference