2018 Winter Milwaukee Conference: Updates and Advances in Managing and Treating Cancer

January 26, 2018 to April 16, 2018

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum to discuss, inform and educate pharmacy and nursing practitioners with evidence-based updates on the management and treatment of patients with cancer, and to create an opportunity for networking among the members of the health care team.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this conference, learners should be able to:

1) Discuss new therapies for the treatment of leukemia.

2) Summarize new treatments, including target therapies, for colorectal cancer that can extend patient life expectancy and improve overall quality of life.

3) Describe strategies for treating lung cancer, to include new oral and immunotherapy treatment options.

4) Identify the desired outcomes of new therapies to treat breast cancer.

5) Discuss the role of the health care team in managing the side effects of cancer chemotherapy.

6) Define biosimilars and discuss their role in treating patients with cancer.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
04/12/2018
Event starts: 
01/26/2018 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
04/16/2018 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Ruth Bruskiewitz, MS, RPh

Clinical Professor

Division of Pharmacy Professional Development

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Felicia Zook, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Elizabeth Dow, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology

UW Health

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Carolyn Oxencis, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Sciences

Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Sarah Lentz, RPh, BCOP

Senior Clinical Pharmacist

UW Health

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Sol Atienza, PharmD, BCOP

Pharmacy Specialty Coordinator - Oncology

Director, Pharmacy Oncology Residency

Aurora Health Care

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Jennifer Piccolo, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist

UW Health

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Ruth Bruskiewitz, MS, RPh

Clinical Professor

Division of Pharmacy Professional Development

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

 

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Credit Statement

6.0 hours of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program assessment and online evaluation, will be submitted electronically to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

UAN: JA0000358-0000-18-005-L01-P 6 hours (0.6 CEUs)

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing Credit Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 ANCC and Iowa contact hours. (ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses.)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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