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THANK YOU FOR JOINING US!

ANNUAL MEETING '21  |  DENVER, CO

The buttons below are links to the most commonly requested information. Please complete the Travel Expense Form if you have reimbursable travel expenses. And for CE information, evaluations, and additional conference materials, please click on the Whova App button.

Note: you may have to search "AVAHO 2021" in your events on the app, as it is a past event.

How to Get Your CE Certificate

  1. Go to http://AVAHO.cmecertificateonline.com
  2. Click on the “24.21 Annual Meeting” link.
  3. Evaluate the meeting.
  4. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.

 

Questions? Email Certificate@AmedcoEmail.com

Have follow-up questions? Contact Us!

Sue Lentz, Administrator
admin@avaho.org

Julie Lawson, Executive Director
execdirector@avaho.org

Heather Roderick, Meeting Planner
admin@avaho.org

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What you need to know

Due to concerns about the pandemic and keeping our members and partners safe, the AVAHO board has made the tough decision to limit the number of members that can attend the meeting in Denver. There are no restrictions on virtual attendance.


REGISTRATION

Only current AVAHO members can attend (limited to 250)

  • You must have your 2021 dues paid prior to registration

  • Your registration will be reviewed and once approved, you will receive further instructions on travel

  • Only those with badges will be allowed to participate in AVAHO activities

  • We will livestream some of the sessions for our virtual attendees. There will be virtual engagement scheduled throughout the annual meeting

 

TRAVEL

In an effort to keep our members safe, we will NOT require approved members to share a room and pay a single room supplement.

Please note below for members who request travel support from AVAHO.

  • Hotel room will be provided for a single room (up to 3 nights from Thursday to Sunday)

  • You still have the option to share a room with another attendee

  • Airfare will be provided up to $500 max. Any excess will be your responsibility.

  • If you are driving your personal vehicle to Denver, AVAHO will offer .56 cents for mileage (reimbursement for mileage cannot exceed cost of airfare)

  • You are required to attend the entire program (Friday noon until Sunday noon)

  • Once your registration has been approved, you will be notified of instructions on next steps (booking airfare, hotel, etc.)

 

COVID PRECAUTIONS

  • You will need to sign a COVID release waiver prior to arriving to Denver

  •  If mandated by the hotel, you may be required to wear a mask during AVAHO activities

  •  Practice social distancing when possible

  •  If you are not vaccinated, you are REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK during AVAHO activities!

  •  Please do not attend if you are experiencing COVID symptoms or currently have COVID

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

We will be offering the following continuing education (CE) credits:

  •  ACCME for Physicians

  •  ACPE for Pharmacists

  •  ANCC for Nurses

  •  ASWB for Social Workers

  •  NAACCR for Cancer Registrars

  •  APA for Psychologists

  •  CDR for Dietitians/Nutrition

  • All others will receive a Certificate of Attendance

If you miss the annual meeting, we will offer CE credits for 1 full year afterwards.

Continuing Education Information

Learner Notification

Association of VA Hematology/Oncology (AVAHO)

9.24.21 Live/Enduring Annual Meeting
Live in Denver, CO September 24 – 26, 2021
Enduring Online October 1, 2021 - October 1, 2022

 

Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support

 

No financial commercial support was received for this educational activity.

 

Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support

No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.

 

Satisfactory Completion 

Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety.  Partial credit of individual sessions is not available.  If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Association of VA Hematology/Oncology (AVAHO).  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity / enduring material for a maximum of 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring ANCC contact hours.

 

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians (ACPE) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring sknowledge-based CPE contact hours.

NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of your participation in the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.

 

Psychologists (APA) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring Psychologist contact hours.

 

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held)*, OK, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

* If the activity is held live in the state of NY, then direct addictions board is required, ie: NAADAC. If the activity is held outside NY, is virtual, enduring or remote, it is considered "outstate" and this reciprocity applies.

 

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring GENERAL continuing education credits.

 

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE,  NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

* WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, then an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL/Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

 

Dietitian (CDR) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 11.75 live/ 35.75 enduring CPEU.

 

NAACCR

The NCRA Program Recognition Committee has determined 2021 Association of VA Hematology/Oncology  (AVAHO) Annual Meeting” program supports 35.75 CE hours of which 0 hours meet the Category A requirement.  This program has been assigned the following event number: 2021-167.

 

Objectives - After Attending This Program You Should Be Able To
  1. Improve understanding of current trends and guidelines in treatment of veterans with cancer and blood disease.
  2. Develop strategies to enhance comprehensive care delivery (e.g. stewardship) for veterans.
  3. Recognize how factors, such as equity and diversity, impact care of veterans the veteran with cancer beyond malignancy.

 

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1—6.2, 6.5)

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below.

FirstLastCommercial Interest: Relationship
FaithAbodunrinNA
ElizabethAgnewNA
SaraAhmedPierianDx: Stock Shareholder
ZainubAjmalNA
PatrickAlbaNA
ArthurAllenJanssen Pharmaceuticals; Alexion Pharmaceuticals: Speakers Bureau, Boehringer-Ingelheim;  BMS/Pfizer:Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
JenniferAndersonNA
LisaArfonsNA
TahaniAtiehNA
AlziraAvelinoNA
YasmineAyoubNA
AminAzemNA
MeganBanaszynskiNA
ShelbyBanksNA
MeganBarajasNA
JillBatesNA
SrilakshmiBathiniNA
MargaretBauerNA
JulieBeckNA
AndrewBenefieldNA
MichelleBernshteynNA
WillieBerryNA
CindyBowmanNA
MatthewBoyerNA
RachelBrittNA
TiniskaBrooksNA
NicholasBurwickNA
NathalieByrneNA
StephanieCalhounNA
ArthurCaplanWCG: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member, Jannsen/J&J: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
DavidCarpenterNA
LaurenCasoNA
NancyCatalanNA
StephenCernawskyNA
GlenChengNA
MichaelCheungNA
AlfredChiccoNA
WichaiChinratanalabNA
GregoryCichonNA
KhayaClarkNA
LaurenCliffelNA
AlyssaCorteseNA
ZacharyCreechNA
GraceCullenNA
CherylCzerlanisNA
MaryDahlNA
DevikaDasNA
MatthewDerakhsheshNA
AnaDeVageNA
MorganeDivenNA
BrianDoNA
StacyDoddNA
RayeAnnDornNA
DonnaDunnNA
OdayElmanaseerNA
BrianEngelhardtNA
DwightEplinNA
LauraEssermanNA
KatherineFaricy-AndersonNA
JanuaryFields-MeehanNA
HavaFifeNA
Warren (Robert)FloydNA
ToriFooteNA
PhilipFoulisNA
SusanFrayneNA
NancyFreemanNA
DaphneFriedmanNA
ValerieFristromNA
AngieGarinisNA
IslaGarrawayNA
MichaelGassNA
DarrenGemoetsNA
MarkGeraciNA
KristopherGerberNA
JosephGibbonsNA
BarbaraGleatonNA
StaceyGoodmanNA
MichaelGoodmanAstellas: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
SaraGordonNA
JulieGraffNA
MatthewGrantNA
JuliaGriffinNA
AnndeeGritteNA
AixiaGuoNA
JuliaHammondNA
SamanthaHandsNA
DeborahHartzfeldNA
HarisHaticNA
KariceHaywoodNA
BerniHeronNA
CatherineHertzNA
JimHofferkampNA
AmyHorowitzNA
LindsayHunterNA
JamesIsaacsNA
Dr. BrandiJacksonNA
ShadiaJalalNA
AmberJimenezNA
BrianJohnsonNA
JohnKeighleyNA
MichaelKelleyRegeneron; AstraZeneca; Novartis; Bristol Myers-Squibb; Genentech:Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator; IBM: Other
Abdul MoizKhanNA
EugeneKimNA
MarkKleinNA
DawnKonrad-MartinNA
CourtneyKovalickNA
AvaKrmpotichNA
CeciliaLaceyNA
RobinLamptonNA
KellyLaschingerNA
WilliamLeeNA
Kyung MinLeeNA
BrittanyLeneweaverNA
SusanLentzNA
TanjaLepirNA
AngLiNA
SeemaLimayeNA
WilliamLorentzNA
JulieLynchNA
FatimaMahmoodNA
EliseMaleckiNA
RosemarieManninoNA
MichaelMasseNA
SharadMathurNA
KaraMaxwellNA
LezahMcCarthyNA
WilliamMcKeanNA
KevinMcMahonNA
GinaMcWhirterNA
SyedMehdiNA
JohnMessageNA
DanielMettmanNA
CameronMillerNA
CodyMillimanNA
TrishaMilnesNA
JosephModzelewskiNA
DrewMoghanakiVarian Medical Systems; Accuray,; ViewRay: Consultant
BruceMontgomeryAstraZeneca:Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator,Janssen:Research Grant Site Principal Investigator,Beigene:Research Grant Site Principal Investigator,Astellas:Research Grant Site Principal Investigator
DemetraMylonasNA
AbeehaNaqviNA
DivyaNatesanNA
FranklinNdukuNA
CaseyNelsonNA
NicholasNickolsOncolinea: Stock Shareholder, Lantheus,  Bayer, Janssen: Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator
ThomasNilles-MelchertNA
CharlesNockNA
DarrylOutlawNA
InezPabianNA
MarceloPalmieriNA
JatinderPaltaNA
AlisonPaolercioJohnson & Johnson: Speakers Bureau
FrankPaolozziNA
JohnParkPlexus Communications: Other
PrachiPatelNA
ShawnPhilipNA
DiannePiepenburgNA
RachelPolaskiNA
MichellePopadiukNA
AaratiPoudelNA
HelenePowellNA
ColinPritchardAstraZeneca: Consultant
TonyQuangNA
MatthewRettigAmgen, Ambrx, Roivant: Consultant, J&J, Bayer: Speakers Bureau; Merck, Clovis: Research Grant Site Principal Investigator; Progenics: Research Grant Site Principal Investigator, ARavalent: Patent Holder,ARavalent:Corporate Board Member,Suvalent; Oncovalent:Corporate Board Member
LisaRitchieNA
ZainRizviNA
HeatherRoderickNA
ThomasRodgersMJH Live Sciences: Consultant
KatieRogersNA
LaurenRomanelliNA
BrentRoseNA
KerryRoweNA
BenjaminRushNA
AndreaRuskinNA
AhmadSadeghiNA
RafehSafdarNA
JosephSalamaAbbVie: Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator, Exact Biosciences: Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator
PalomaSalesNA
DeviSampatNA
BipinSavaniNA
NiramolSavarajNA
MarenScheunerNA
JessicaSchmitNA
SarahSchultzNA
JaniceSchwartzNA
JenniferSelenskyNA
SalykaSengsayadethNA
TracyShamasNA
MichaelShonnardNA
KendallShultesOncology Times Author: Other, Projects in Knowledge: Consultant
PeterSilbersteinBristol Myers : Consultant
AleciaSmalheerNA
AshleySnyderNA
RashnaSoonavalaNA
LucySpallutoNA
LauraStankoNA
AllisonStover FiscaliniNA
LeahStrickland-MarmolNA
LeahSzumitaNA
PeterTambaNA
PhillipTampisNA
AbubakarTauseefNA
VimalaThalodyNA
VimalaThalodyNA
SarahTheodoroffNA
MaryThomasNA
LeannTicknorNA
MichelleTravis DNPNA
Gia ThinhTruongNA
Chin-LinTsengNA
FatimaTuz ZahraNA
LoreneValdez-boyleNA
ErinValentiNA
AllisonVeideNA
SierraVigN/A:Other
WilliamWachsmanCurio Science: Consultant,PRIME Education, LLC: Speakers Bureau, Xcenda/IntrinsiQ: Consultant
victorwatersNA
AliWazirNA
ElisaWeissNA
CandiceWenzellNA
ChristinaWilliamsNA
AmandaWilliamsonNA
SusieWillisNA
JingZengGilead Sciences :Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator, AstraZeneca: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member, IBA:Consultant, Gilead: Consultant
LeahZulligPhRMA Foundation, Proteus Digital Health: Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator; Novartis, Pfizer: Other

 

How to Get Your Certificate

  1. Go to http://AVAHO.cmecertificateonline.com
  2. Click on the “24.21 Annual Meeting” link.
  3. Evaluate the meeting.
  4. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.

 

Questions? Email Certificate@AmedcoEmail.com