L101623 APHON - Solid Tumors and Oncology Supportive Treatments

Minneapolis, MN US
October 16, 2023

Please join us for one, two or all three days of the APHON course!

This course is designed to give participants an overview of nursing practice matters in caring for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. Common pediatric hematological and oncological diseases are presented, along with the clinical nurse's role in implementing treatment approaches. Supportive care principles are also introduced. 

Target Audience

APRNs and Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Nurses involved in hematology/oncology patient care will identify different types of solid tumor diagnoses, treatment strategies, diagnostic criteria and key components of nursing care
  2. Nurses will describe different treatment modalities used to treat hematology/oncology patients and will identify management of treatment side effects
  3. Nurses will identify late effects associated with treatment for cancer in childhood and will be able to educate families regarding these late effects
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/16/2023 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/16/2023 - 4:30pm CDT

October 16, 2023 - Solid Tumors and Oncology Supportive Treatments




8:00 a.m.Welcome/IntroductionTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
8:05 a.m.CNS TumorsAllison Galkowski, DNP, APRN, CNP
9:20 a.m.NeuroblastomaTeresa Herriage, DNP, APRN, CPHON
10:20 a.m.Break 
10:30 a.m.Solid TumorsTeresa Herriage, DNP, APRN, CPHON
12:00 p.m.Lunch (bring your own lunch) 
12:30 p.m.Radiation TherapyAllison Galkowski, DNP, APRN, CNP
1:30 p.m.TransplantJulia Gourde, APRN, CNP
2:30 p.m.Break 
2:45 p.m.Palliative CareErin Morhack, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-P
3:30 p.m.Fertility/AYAMary Langevin, APRN, CNP, CPON
4:25 p.m.Evaluations and Wrap-upTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
Children's Minnesota - Minneapolis Campus
2525 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

The course will be held in the Children's Specialty Center conference room G053.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota 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.

Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of its accredited continuing education events.

Credit Statement:


Children's Minnesota designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 7.5 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Available Credit

  • 7.50 ANCC
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Pricing Information

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