Symposium Slides and Handouts

Posted on 28. Feb, 2016 by in Symposium

Friday, March 11, 2016

7:30 am – 8:00 am
Registration, Breakfast, and Vendor Fair

8:00 am – 8:15 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15 am – 9:15 am
Cancer Survivor (ILNA Category: Survivorship)
Jesse Jones, KIRO TV

9:15 am – 10:15 am
“Improvements in Non-operative Treatments of Head and Neck Cancer” (ILNA Category: Treatment Modalities)
Vivek Mehta, MD
Swedish Cancer Institute
Download the slides here: Head and Neck Cancer

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Break and Vendor Fair

10:45 am – 11:45 am
“Improving Adherence and Optimizing Outcomes with Our Newest Drugs:  The Nurse’s Role” (ILNA Category: Treatment Modalities)
Ferowsi Pecoraro, PharmD, BCOP
CHI Franciscan Health
Download the slides here: Improving Adherence

11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Luncheon and PSONS Annual Business Meeting

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
“Hypersensitivity Reactions:  How to Prepare for the (Not so) Unexpected” (ILNA Category: Oncologic Emergencies)
Kara Thomas, RN, BSN, OCN
Skagit Regional Cancer Care Center
Download the slides here: Hypersensitivity Reactions

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Break and Vendor Fair

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
“Narrative Ethics:  The Changing Horizons of Hope in the Care of People with Cancer” (ILNA Category: Professional Performance)
Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, RN, PhD
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington Medical Center
The Changing Horizons of Hope and Narrative

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
“Integrative Oncology:  Improving Patient Outcomes” (ILNA Category: Symptom Management)
Chad Aschtgen, ND, FABNO & Erica Joseph, ND, LAc
Seattle Integrative Oncology
Providence Integrative Cancer Care
Integrative Oncology

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Symposium Reception

 Saturday, March 12, 2015

7:30 am – 8:00 am
Registration, Posters, and Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:15 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15 am – 9:15 am
“Non-Malignant and Malignant Thrombosis” (ILNA Category: Symptom Management)
Robert Richard, MD, PHD
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, UW School of Medicine
Download the slides here: Cancer & VTE

9:15 am – 10:15 am
“Helping Patients Avoid Financial Toxicity” (ILNA Category: Psychosocial Dimensions of Care)
Dan Sherman, MA, LPC
Consultant, The NaVectis Group
Download the slides here: Financial Toxicity
***please note Dan’s email on the first set of slides posted was incorrect (it’s now updated). His email is

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Break, Posters

10:30 am – 11:30 am
“Distress Screening:  The Sixth Vital Sign in Cancer Care” (ILNA Category: Psychosocial Dimensions of Care)
Tamarind Keating, ARNP, MPH
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Download the slides here: Distress screening

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Networking, Posters

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
“McCorkle Lecture and Luncheon” (ILNA Category: Professional Performance)
Juanita Madison, RN, MN, AOCN
CHI Franciscan Health
McCorkle Lecture

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Break, Posters

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
“Adolescents and Young Adults: The Lost Tribe”
(ILNA Category: 0.5 CEU Scientific Basis for Practice, 0.5 Psychosocial Dimensions of Care)
Lea Kroon, MN, RN
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Download the slides here: AYA Cancer The Lost Tribe

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Break, Posters

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
“Service Dog, Therapy Dog:  What’s the Difference?  Why does it Matter?” (ILNA Category: Psychosocial Dimensions of Care)
Judith Anderson-Wright
Project Canine
Lisa Akin
Canine Companions for Independence
ADA quick guide
ADA requirements

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

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