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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Phone: 612-370-1234
 

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located directly on Nicollet, 1 block from the Minneapolis Convention Center connected via skyway.  Guests have complimentary access to Stayfit Athletic Club.

** Overflow Hotel **

Hilton Minneapolis 

1001 Marquette Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403

t: 612 376 1000

f: 612 397 4871

hiltonminneapolis.hilton.com

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MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, September 19, 2019

10:00 - 3:00 pm  --  Cancer Fundamentals (for new Oncology Nurses)

3:00 - 8:30 pm -- Registration

Friday, September 20, 2019

6:45 - 8:00 am -- Breakfast
 

7:00 - 8:00 am  --  Non-CE Symposia A & B

8:00 - 10:00 am  --  Concurrent Session A: Focus on Bladder Cancer

 

8:00 - 10:00 am  --  Concurrent Session B: Psychosocial Communications

10:00 - 10:30 am  --  Break/Visit Exhibits

10:30 - 12:00 am  -- General Session and Keynote: Charles Blanke, MD

12:00 - 1:00 pm  --  Lunch and Non-CE Symposium C

1:00 - 3:00 pm  --  General Session

3:00 - 3:30 pm  --  Break/Visit Exhibits

3:30 - 5:30 pm  --  Interest Group Sessions​

6:00 - 6:30 pm  --  New members welcome meeting

6:30 - 8:30 pm  --  Welcome Reception (all attendees)

Saturday, September 21, 2019

7:15 - 8:30 am -- Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 am  -- Non-CE Symposia D & E

8:30 - 10:30 am  --  Breakout Sessions​

10:30 - 11:00 am  --  Break/Visit Exhibits

11:00 - 12:00 pm  --  Keynote Speaker: Howard "Skip" Burris, III, MD, FACP, FASCO

12:00 - 1:00 pm --  Non-CE Symposia/Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 pm  --  Poster Session I (#1 - 6)

2:00 - 4:00 pm  -- Breakout Sessions​

4:00 - 4:30 pm  --  Break/Visit Exhibits

4:30 - 5:30 pm  --  Poster Session II (#7 - 12)

4:30 - 6:00 pm  --  Interest Group: Multidisciplinary

5:30 - 6:30 pm  --  Interest Group: Research

EVENING AT LEISURE

Sunday, September 22, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am -- Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 am  -- Business Meeting, Awards, and Research Update

9:00 - 9:30 am -- Break/Visit Exhibits

9:30 - 11:30 am  -- Mission Act Roundtable

11:30 am  --  Adjourn

 
Keynote Speakers

Charles Blanke, MD

Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Oregon Health and Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute 

Howard A. “Skip” Burris III, MD, FACP, FASCO

Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director of the Drug Development Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville

CANCER FUNDAMENTALS

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Lakeshore A

Speaker:  Brenda Keith, MN, RN, AOCNS

CEU’s: 4.5 hours

Appropriate Attendees for this course are Registered Nurses new to Oncology

 

Objectives:

1-Review the fundamentals of carcinogenesis

2-Explain the hallmarks of cancer and how cells become malignant

3-Discuss the incidence of cancer in the U.S.

4-Review the different cancer classifications

5-Explore the ways to stage common types of cancer

6-Describe the types of mutations in human cancer

7-Examine the current cancer therapeutic approaches

 

               

Agenda:

  • Carcinogenesis and the Hallmarks of Cancer (1 hour)

    • 15 min break

  • Introduction to Molecular Biology   (1 hour)

    • Lunch 30-60 minutes depending on format

  • Incidence, Types, and Staging of Cancer    (1 hour)  

    • 15 min break

  • Current Therapeutic Approaches in Cancer   (1.5 hours)

2019 CE Accreditation

Learning Objectives

•    Recognize current trends and guidelines in cancer treatment.
•    Develop strategies to address concurrent issues to enhance comprehensive care delivery.
•    Identify other factors impacting the veteran with cancer beyond malignancy.


Interprofessional Continuing Education - Rush Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 18.50 contact hours.

 

Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity for 12.00 contact hours for pharmacists.

 

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

 

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. 

 

Rush University designates this live activity for 14.50 Continuing Education credit(s).

 

To claim Continuing Education Credit, attendees must:
•    Attend the entire session;
•    Evaluate and Generate a certificate according to the instructions.
 

For Cancer Registrars

The NCRA Program Recognition Committee has determined “AVAHO 15th Annual Meeting” program supports 15.5 CE hours of which 4 hours meet the Category A requirement. This program has been assigned the following event number: 2019-184.

TRANSPORTATION

  • MSP International Airport (MSP): 13 miles from the hotel or 20 minutes

  • Amtrak Station: 8 miles from the hotel

  • Greyhound Bus Station: located 7 blocks from the hotel

  • Light Rail station: 8 blocks from the hotel and takes you towards downtown, Mall of America, the airport, and St. Paul - https://www.metrotransit.org/blue-line-map  Use Nicollet Mall stop

  • Taxi - average fare is $39-49

  • Shuttle 

  • Uber/Lyft/other rideshares

Click here for more transportation options from the airport - http://www.mspairport.com/directions/ground-transportation

PARKING


Loring Parking Ramp is a covered parking garage with 6'6" clearance, no RVs, most vans will not clear. No motorcycles. Vans over 6'6" can be accommodated directly across the street. The Loring Ramp does not accept cash. The Loring Parking Ramp is privately owned and is managed by Allied Parking Inc. No special rates or arrangements.
 

Self Parking
0-20 minutes -- $5
21-40 minutes -- $10
41-60 minutes -- $15
61 minutes-24 hours -- $24
Daily -- $24

 

Valet Parking
0-2 hours -- $15 /Hourly
2-4 Hours -- $20 /Hourly
4-24 Hours -- $39 /Hourly
Daily -- $39

 

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