Siouxland Regional Chapter

   Welcome to the Siouxland Regional Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society! 

The Chapter invites you to browse our virtual community website and participate in our events and other offerings. 

Chapter Meeting / Program

You are cordially invited to attend CE-Certified Local, Live Meetings Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Siouxland Regional ONS Chapter

Patricia Palmer RN, MS, AOCNS Medical Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Patient Care Services University of California, Davis Sacramento, California

Program Co-Chairs Kristen Kreamer, CRNP, MSN, AOCNP, APRN-BC Patricia Palmer, RN, MS, AOCNS

These 1-hour workshops will explore current use of chemotherapy in advanced or metastatic NSCLC, sing case-based sessions that address effective patient communication strategies, current clinical data, and strategies to optimally manage adverse events.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Registration 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Symposium and Dinner

Minerva’s Restaurant Private Dining Room 2945 Hamilton Blvd Sioux City, IA 51104

Please RSVP to Paul Albright –

or by 11/6/16

Agenda Understanding the Current Role of Chemotherapeutic Strategies in the Personalized Care in NSCLC • Current data and recommendations guiding treatment of individual patients • Identifying patients for whom immunotherapy is not appropriate • New applications for VEGF antibodies Optimal Management of Disease- and Treatment-Related Adverse Effects • Case discussion and supporting data o Understanding relative toxicity profiles of different classes of chemotherapy agents o Controlling signs, symptoms, and complications of advanced disease and treatment

Explaining Treatment Strategies and Procedures to Patients • Case discussion and supporting data o Optimal education and communication strategies to optimize the care of patients with advanced or metastatic NSCLC o Strategies and communication checklists For more information on nursing care in NSCLC, please visit CCO Oncology at

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