L2024 APHON Foundations of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nursing Course

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. 

The three sessions of the APHON course are:

  • LL/Blood Disorders (May 6)
  • Solid Tumors and Oncology Supportive Treatments (May 20)
  • Oncological Emergencies, Chemo/Biotherapies and Supportive Cares (June 3)

Target Audience

APRNs and Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Nurses involved in hematology/oncology patient care will identify different types of 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 discuss the most common oncologic emergencies, interventions for each along with identifying risk factors and interventions for prevention
  4. 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
Course opens: 
03/08/2024
Course expires: 
06/07/2024

May 6, 2024 - LL/Blood Disorders

Time

Topic

Presenter

8:00 a.m.Welcome/IntroductionTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
8:05 a.m.The Big PictureTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
Deb Nelson, RN, CPN, CPHON
8:50 a.m.Childhood LeukemiaMylynda Livingston, RN, CPN-Peds, PC-AC, CPON
10:00 a.m.Break 
10:10 a.m.Childhood Leukemia (continued)Mylynda Livingston, RN, CPN-Peds, PC-AC, CPON
11:00 a.m.Childhood LymphonaLori Ranney, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
12:15 p.m.Lunch (bring your own lunch) 
12:45 p.m.Hematologic Diseases of ChildhoodAmy Goldstein, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
Cecily Wegmann, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
2:15 p.m.Break 
2:30 p.m.SurvivorshipMary Langevin, APRN, CNP, CPON
3:30 p.m.Research and Treatment ProtocolsAna Brown, BSN, RN, CPHON, CCRP
Audrey Bloomer, BSN, RN, PHN
4:15 p.m.Evaluations and Wrap-upTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN

May 20, 2024 - Solid Tumors and Oncology Supportive Treatments

Time

Topic

Presenter

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

June 3, 2024 - Oncological Emergencies, Chemo/Biotherapies and Supportive Cares

Time

Topic

Presenter

8:00 a.m.Welcome/IntroductionTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
8:05 a.m.Nursing AssessmentTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
9:20 a.m.ImmunotherapyErin Morhack, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-P
10:35 a.m.Break 
10:45 a.m.Chemo/BioDeb Nelson, RN, CPHON, CPN
11:45 a.m.Lunch (bring your own lunch) 
12:15 p.m.Oncologic EmergenciesJulie Pape Blabolil, APRN, CPNP-PC
1:30 p.m.CVL/CLABSIJess Angell, BSN, RN, CPHON
Marissa McGovern, BSN, RN
2:15 p.m.Break 
2:30 p.m.Supportive CareTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN
3:15 p.m.Pain ManagementClaire Franke, BSN, RN, CPHON
4:25 p.m.Evaluations and Wrap-upTanya Nienow, MN, RN, CPN

 

 
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