Highlights from the Sixth Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference

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Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurse navigators, registered nurses; it is also recommended for patient navigators, case managers, care managers, administrators, social workers, practice manager, and oncologists who focus on cancer care and survivorship.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Incorporate information regarding various navigation models and best practices to advance the role of navigators throughout the entire continuum of cancer care, for the benefit of improved quality of patient care
  • Discuss the evolution of the role of navigation in healthcare
  • Assess strategies for navigating diverse patient populations by cancer type and environmental factors in this specific region
  • Define methods for providing patient support and guidance in the age of personalized cancer care
  • Evaluate best practices regarding survivorship and psychosocial care
  • Incorporate elements from the Patient Navigation Framework: Navigator Function Across Domains as a guide for developing patient navigation–specific competencies
  • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families
Term of Offering
Release date: December 16, 2015
Expiration date: December 31, 2017

Estimated time to complete activity: 0.8 ANCC contact hour
Faculty

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS

University Distinguished Service
Associate Professor of Breast Cancer
Director, The Johns Hopkins Breast Center
and Cancer Survivorship Programs
Baltimore, MD

Sharon Gentry, RN, MSN, CBCN
Breast Nurse Navigator
Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, NC
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Center of Excellence Media, LLC, do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COIs are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS Consulting fees from Genentech and Pfizer; royalty fees from Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
Sharon Gentry, RN, MSN, CBCN Speakers’ Bureau for Genomic Health and Pfizer.

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD; Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP; Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN; and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Center of Excellence Media, LLC: Susan Berry and Lilly Ostovsky hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Nursing Credit Designation
This educational activity for 0.8 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Nursing Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Instructions for Credit
There is no fee for this activity. To receive credit after reading this CE activity in its entirety, participants must complete the posttest and evaluation. The posttest and evaluation can be completed online at http://ce.lynxcme.com/AONN198-P. Upon completion of the evaluation and scoring 75% or better on the posttest, you will immediately receive your certificate online. If you do not achieve a score of 75% or better on the posttest, you will be asked to take it again. Please retain a copy of the certificate for your records.

If you have any questions regarding the CE certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: information@pimed.com or 303-799-1930.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
System Requirements

Windows 7 or higher or Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
Latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari
Adobe Flash Player v10.0 or higher.
Adobe Acrobat Reader v7.0 or higher*

*Required to view printable (PDF) version of the lesson.
Provider Statement
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Center of Excellence Media, LLC.
Center of Excellence Media

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Genentech and Merck.

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