Case Studies in Multiple Myeloma Treatment
Best Practices for Nurses

About The Conference:
A symposium held at the Oncology Nursing Society 39th Annual Congress
Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Time: 12-1:30 pm
Anaheim Marriott
Platinum Ballroom
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Program Overview:
Experienced nurse leaders interweave nursing best practices, cutting-edge research, and personal experiences in this exciting and informative presentation featuring myeloma patient cases. Nursing implications, caregiver’s role, and adherence are discussed in the context of each patient. Each case highlights myeloma therapy combinations or newly approved myeloma drugs, focusing on nursing management of patients. Practical tips and integration of printable and reproducible tools make this presentation valuable for nurses practicing in both community and academic settings. Join us as our remarkable nurse leaders educate, inspire and empower nurses to provide optimal care and patient management to their myeloma patients.

Educational Need
This symposium will discuss the crucial role nurses play in managing myeloma patients including preventing complications, ensuring adherence, involving caregivers and managing treatment related adverse events. Tools and information, including the Nurse Leadership Board’s publications, will be integrated and demonstrated during this event, empowering nurses to enhance current patient care efforts.

Target Audience:
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses in either community or academic settings that are involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma.

Learning Goal and Objectives:
To educate and provide practical recommendations to nurses for optimal management and care of Multiple Myeloma patients.

  • Review myeloma disease state and disease stages with nurses;
  • Discuss new therapies and combination regimens in Multiple Myeloma, their appropriate use, and related patient management;
  • Identify best practices including practical tools and recommendations for long-term management and care of Multiple Myeloma patients;
  • Define strategies to empower nurses to incorporate best practices in their care of Multiple Myeloma patients

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Nursing Credit
Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CE activity provides 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 1.5 contact hours.

Fee Information
There is no fee for this educational activity.

ONS Disclaimer
Meeting space has been assigned to provide a Satellite Symposium supported by The International Myeloma Foundation via an educational grant during the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 39th Annual Congress, May 1-4, 2014 in Anaheim, CA. The Oncology Nursing Society’s assignment of meeting space does not imply product endorsement nor does the Oncology Nursing Society assume any responsibility for the educational content of the symposium.

  • This activity is jointly sponsored by Medical Education Resources, the International Myeloma Foundation and CMEFirst, LLC.

  • This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and Onyx Pharmaceuticals. 

Registration Information:
Please note that space is limited, so we suggest that you register as soon as possible!

If you need any assistance in registering for the event, please contact CMEFirst at 412-401-0726 or bdavid@cme-first.com.