- Program Overview
- Principles of Immunotherapies: An Overview
- Current and Investigational Immunotherapies for NSCLC and Their Implications on Current Therapy Decisions
- Case-Based Application of Nursing Considerations and Adverse Event Management
- Closing Remarks and Audience Question and Answer Session
Date / Time
Maura Abbott, PhD, AOCNP, CPNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Oncology Program Director
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Beth Eaby-Sandy, MSN, CRNP, OCN
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Diane Cope, PhD, ARNP-BC, AOCNP
Director of Nursing
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute
Fort Myers, Florida
Gail Kwarciany, MSN, RN-BC, OCN, AOCNS
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Kristi Kay Orbaugh, RN, MSN, RNP, AOCN
Adult Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Community Hospital Oncology Physicians
Michelle Turner, MS, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner Manager
Kimmel Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins Hospital
This series of hour-long, interactive, case-based workshops examines the role of the nurse in caring for patients with NSCLC who are receiving immunotherapy. Expert oncology nurses will highlight the latest available immune checkpoint inhibitors for NSCLC as well as strategies for adverse event management and optimal communication that positions patients to optimally benefit from immunotherapy.
The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in helping patients with non-small-cell lung cancer understand and maximally benefit from immunotherapy.
This program is intended for registered nurses and other healthcare providers who provide care for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer.
- Describe to patients the key principles underlying immunotherapy
- Evaluate the clinical data to be able to discuss the efficacy and safety of current and emerging immune checkpoint inhibitors for NSCLC
- Develop management strategies for immunotherapy-associated adverse events
Nursing Continuing Education
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hour is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 1.0 contact hour.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within 3 weeks.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.