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October 25-26, 2013 • EJGH Crawford Conference Center

The EJGH Oncology Consortium is a two-day educational offering for clinical and administrative professionals who work or specialize in the field of cancer care. Speakers include local and national experts in their particular fields discussing the future of cancer care and the important topics of interest that play a role in delivering excellence in care. The consortium will include a tabletop discussion and other opportunities for attendees to learn oncology trends and best practices from each other. It will be an informative educational opportunity you won't want to miss.

Registration fees for members of the EJGH medical staff and team members have been waived.

Click here for registration form. Space is limited to the first 200 participants registered.

Contact us for more information:
EJGH Corporate Education
(504) 454-4279
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Sponsored by:

Eli Lilly InfuSystem Myriad

Friday, October 25, 2013

7:30am

Registration Opens/Navigator Tours

Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Opening Remarks

Judy Brown
EJGH Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

8:05am

Keynote Address: Survivorship

J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD, MACP
American Cancer Society Deputy Chief Medical Officer

9:15am

Commission on Cancer Standards and Survivorship

Maria Alma Rodriguez, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:15am

Cancer and Rehabilitation

Stephen Kishner, MD
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor of Clinical Medicine, LSU School of Medicine New Orleans

11:15am

Genetics

Larry Kilgore, MD
Professor and Director of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Tennessee Medical Center

12:15pm

Networking Lunch/Navigator Tours

1:15pm

Nutrition

Amanda Perron, NSCA-CPT, LDN, RD
Danielle Fournet, RD, LDN

2:15pm

Breast Survivorship

Brian Creely, MD
General Surgery, East Jefferson General Hospital
MD Anderson Physicians Network™ Credentialed Physician

3:15pm

Break and Exercise for Cancer Patients

Aimee Berthelot, MBA
Health Education Training Coordinator, EJGH Wellness Center

3:30pm

Q&A with EJGH Cancer Team

Saturday, October 26, 2013

7:30am

Registration Opens/Navigator Tours

Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Clinical Trials

Lesley Meng, MD
EJGH Hematology-Oncology, East Jefferson General Hospital
MD Anderson Physicians Network™ Credentialed Physician

9:00am

Furthering the Science Mission through Corporate Collaborations Across the United States

Melanie Wong, BBA
Vice President of Strategy & Business Development
MD Anderson Cancer Network™

10:00am

Healing Holistically

Mrs. Tianne Lastra
REIKI Master and Teacher, Director of Journey into Wellness

11:00am

Survivor Panel

12:00pm

Conclusion

Continuing Education Credits

8 hours for Nursing, 10 hours for LA Speech Therapy. Pending: LA Physical Therapy, LA Occupational Therapy, National Association of Social Workers LA (NSW-LA), Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Technologists/Radiation Therapists and Dietitians

"East Jefferson General Hospital, The Center for Nursing Knowledge and Research is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation."

All nurse planners and presenters disclose no actual or potential conflict of interest relative to this educational offering.

"In accordance with the American's with Disabilities Act, please advise us when you register for the course if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that the appropriate personnel can be advised to arrange the needed accommodations."

Louisiana State Medical SocietyEast Jefferson General Hospital is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

East Jefferson General Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions about CME, contact David Potter at (504) 454-4283.

 

 

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