APHON Annual Conference & Exhibit-Expanding Horizons: Innovative Approaches in Care

Thursday, August 17 - Saturday, August 19, 2017

Expanding Horizons: Innovative Approaches in Care

The Annual Conference and Exhibit is the premier educational experience for nurses who specialize in pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and your opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from experts in the field, examine current and future trends, network with nurses who experience the same daily challenges, and earn continuing nursing education credit for advanced practice nurses. The annual conference is held in the fall annually.

41st Annual Conference and Exhibit

The 41st Annual Conference & Exhibit will be held August 17-19, 2017 at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA

Confirmed Keynote Topics

Opening Keynote: Secrets Everyone in Health Care Needs to Know

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Donna Wright, MS RN
Staff Development Specialist/Consultant
Creative Healthcare Management
Minneapolis, MN

Closing Keynote: Deciphering the Intersection of Caring for Self & Caring for Others

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Janice Nuuhiwa, MSN APN/CNS CPHON®
Staff Development Specialist
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Confirmed General Session Topics

The Code of Ethics for Nurses: A Contemporary Context

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Dyane Bunnell, MSN APRN AOCNS CPON®
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

Advocacy for Every Nurse: How APHON Nurses Can Make a Difference in Legislation and Health Policy Decisions

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Beth A. Siever, MSN RN CPNP CPON®
Nurse Practitioner
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Conference Learning Outcomes

After attending the 41st Annual Conference & Exhibit the participants will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. The learner will be able to identify innovative strategies essential for managing the challenges facing pediatric hematology/oncology nurses and the patients we serve.
  2. The learner will demonstrate increased knowledge related to the care of children, adolescents and young adults with hematologic or oncologic disorders.

The measurement of these outcomes will be evidenced by pre and post testing as well as the results of 30, 60 and 90 day surveys.

Hotel Information

The Renaissance Palm Springs
888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Hotel Room Rate

$179 Single/Double, plus applicable taxes