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16th Annual Thoracic & GI Oncology Conference – UNMC

16th Annual Thoracic & GI Oncology Conference – UNMC

16th Annual Thoracic & GI Oncology Conference – UNMC

October 28th & 29th

Thoracic Session – $40, GI Session  – $40 if you want to attend both sessions $50

Registration deadline is October 21st 

 

Thursday 28th is the Thoracic Session 7:50am – 5pm

The Thoracic session will cover many of the new guidelines, treatment options, and therapeutic discussions occurring in the management of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Topics include imaging guidelines and adjuvant therapy for NSCLC; lung cancer in the non-smoker; lifestyle medicine for cancer prevention; and treating patients with stage IIIA disease and oligometastatic disease.

Thoracic Session Objectives:

  • Identify the newest targets available for treating NSCLC
  • Select patients with early-stage disease suitable for adjuvant therapy
  • Analyze current options available for managing patients with stage IIIA NSCLC
  • Recognize the unique challenges associated with NSCLC in a non-smoking population
  • Describe updates in the imaging guidelines for NSCLC
  • Discuss strategies for educating patients to help empower them to change behaviors to aid in cancer prevention

 

Friday 29th is the GI Session 7:50am – 5pm

The GI session will cover a wide range of organ ay 29th is the systems from the esophagus to the rectum including hepatobiliary and pancreas; changes in National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for gastric, pancreas, colon, and gallbladder cancer; nonclinical barriers such as nutrition, health disparity, and microaggressions in the workplace; and the effect of COVID-19 on cancer care.

GI Session Objectives:

  • Review updates in guidelines for colorectal, pancreas, and gallbladder cancers
  • Describe potential problems of the COVID-19 vaccine in patients needing / receiving immunotherapy
  • Recognize the challenges of COVID-19 on colon cancer screening and provide strategies to improve the situation
  • Analyze the imaging and pathology associated with COVID-19
  • Discuss strategies for dealing with the nonclinical barriers in the workplace

 

Continuing Education:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

Nurses:

Thoracic Session
7.5 Nursing Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

GI Session
7.5 Nursing Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Full Conference
15.0 Nursing Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

 

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Date

Oct 28 2021

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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