AONN+ West Coast Regional Virtual Symposium

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Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurse navigators and registered nurses; other healthcare providers, such as, patient navigators, case managers, care managers, administrators, and social workers whose focus is on cancer care and survivorship are also encouraged to attend.

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

  • Discuss regional issues regarding 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 in this specific region
  • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families
Term of Offering
Release date: September 30, 2015
Expiration date: September 30, 2017

Estimated time to complete activity: 6.2 hours

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, CBPN-IC

Departments of Surgery and Oncology
Administrative Director, The Johns Hopkins Breast Center
Director, Cancer Survivorship Programs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Associate Professor, JHU School of Medicine, Departments of Surgery, Oncology & Gynecology and Obstetrics
Associate Professor, JHU School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD

Jacqueline Casillas, MD, MSHS
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Patti Frelund, RN-BSN, OCN, CBCN
Supervisor, Patient Navigator Program
University of Colorado Health in Northern Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Danelle Johnston, RN, MSN, OCN, CBCN
Manager, Breast Services
Memorial Hospital, University of Colorado Health
Colorado Springs, CO

Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH, MA
Founder/CEO, Cancer Survivorship Training
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Clinical Oncology
Director, Cancer Survivorship
University of Kansas Cancer Center
Westwood, KS
Matthew J. Loscalzo, LCSW
Professor and Executive Director
Department of Supportive Care Medicine
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA

Kathleen Y. Michie, PT, MT, CLT
Oncology Services Program Manager
Oncology Rehabilitation and Integrative Therapies
University of Colorado Health in Northern Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Leonora Renda, RDN
Outpatient Oncology RDN
University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s
Phoenix, AZ

Lee Tomlinson
Co-Founder, Center for More Compassionate Care
Los Angeles, CA

Michele Webb, CTR
Cancer Registry Consultant
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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. The planners of this activity 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 the planners 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 COI 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
Jacqueline Casillas, MD, MSHS Nothing to disclose
Patti Frelund, RN-BSN, OCN, CBCN Nothing to disclose
Danelle Johnston, RN, MSN, OCN, CBCN Nothing to disclose
Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH, MA Ownership Interest: CEO/Founder, Cancer Survivorship Training, Inc.
Matthew J. Loscalzo, LCSW Royalty: SupportScreen via City of Hope
Consulting Fees: Novartis
Kathleen Y. Michie, PT, MT, CLT Nothing to disclose
Leonora Renda, RDN Nothing to disclose
Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, CBPN-IC Nothing to disclose
Lee Tomlinson Nothing to disclose
Michele Webb, CTR Nothing to disclose

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 Sy Schlager, MD, PhD—has nothing to disclose.

Nursing Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.2 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 are no fees for participating and receiving CE credit for this activity. During the period September 30, 2015 through September 30, 2016, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

PIM supports Green CE by offering your Request for Credit online. If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the post-test and evaluation after you view this program. Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation, your certificate will be made available immediately. Processing credit requests online will reduce the amount of paper used by nearly 100,000 sheets per year.

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

Media: Internet


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, in part, by an independent educational grant from Merck.

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