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Don't miss the first annual BMT Tandem Meetings Clinical Practice Forum Saturday, February 19 from 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM with sessions designed for all allied health professionals across roles and disciplines to address clinically relevant topics.
3:00PM–5:00PM Nursing Oral Abstracts - Session 1
8:15AM–8:30AM Announcements 8:30AM–9:30AM ABO Incompatible Transplants: Getting the Right Stuff Bruce Ballard, RN, BSN 9:30AM–10:15AM Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction D. Kathryn Tierney, RN, PhD 10:15AM–10:30AM Break 10:30AM–12:00PM Hot Topics in HCT Nursing: What is Your Practice? Resistant Organisms - Screening and Management in BMT Ellen Olson, RN, MS, CPNP Rooming in: Effects on BMT Recipients and Caregivers Patricia Prince, MEd, MSW, LICSW Food Safety in BMT Kathy Allen, MA, RD, LD, CSO 12:00PM–2:00PM HCT Recipient/Donor Reunion Dennis Confer, MD BMSCT SIG Update D. Kathryn Tierney, RN, PhD Coordinator ONS BMSCT SIG ASBMT Transplant Nursing SIG Kim Schmit-Pokorny, RN, MSN, OCN Chair ASBMT Nursing SIG Steering Committee NMDP and SIG Surveys 2:00PM–2:45PM Roundtable Sessions Resistant Organisms Screening and Management in BMT Ellen Olson, RN, MS, CPNP Caregivers/Rooming In Patricia Prince, MEd, MSW, LICSW Leslie Wehrlen, RN, BSN, OCN Food Safety in BMT Kathryn A. Allen, MA, RD, LD, CSO Ocular GVHD Mary Heffernan, RN, MN, ARNP Triage Claudia Sterner, RN Nursing Orientation/Staff Education Krystie Fenton, BSN Alix Beaupierre, RN, BSN, OCN Vascular Access Devices Adults/Pediatrics Katherine Mary-Gonzales, RN, BSN Kathleen Demmel, RN, MHA Evidence-Based Practice Gayl Talbert, RN Exercise Rebecca Howard, BSN, RN, OCN Intensive Care Units Trisha Jenkins, BSN, MPA 2:45PM–3:00PM Break
3:00PM–3:45PM Roundtable Sessions (Repeat)
6:45PM Poster Session
8:15AM–8:30AM Announcements 8:30AM–9:30AM Metabolic Syndrome in HCT Survivors K. Scott Baker, MD, MS 9:30AM–10:15AM Cutaneous Effects of Stem Cell Transplantation Theresa Latchford, RN, MSN, AOCN 10:15AM–10:30AM Break 10:30AM–12:00PM Concurrent Sessions Adult Breakout: HCT for AML in the Elderly Nelson Chao, MD, MBA Martha Lassiter, RN MSN, OCN Pediatric Breakout: HCT in Individuals with Metabolic Diseases Paul Orchard, MD Teresa Kivisto, RN 12:00PM–2:00PM Lunch and Oral Abstract Session 2 Nursing Incivility in the BMT Nursing Practice Setting Holly Benson, BSN Assessing Quality of Life (QOL), Spiritual Well-Being, and Use of Resources throughout the HCT Process Janet Sirilla, MSN, RN, OCN The Quality of the Adult Caregiver-Recipient Relationship May Buffer Caregiver Burden During Allogeneic Transplantation Leslie Wehrlen, RN, BSN, OCN End-Of-Life and Palliative Care in BMT: Nurses Need Education and Support Leslie Lauesdorf, RN, BSN 2:00PM–2:05PM Closing Remarks and Evaluations
Registered attendees can earn 18.75 nursing contact hours if all educational sessions are attended in their entirety. ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation. Accreditation as an ANCC provider refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products. ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.