Oncology

Onco-Internal Medicine Symposium


Friday, February 24, 2017 - Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Add to Calendar

When
Feb. 24-25, 2017

Where
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dan L. Duncan Building (CPB)
Floor 8 Conference Center
1155 Pressler Street
Houston, Texas

Target Audience
This conference should be of value to Primary Care physicians and hospitalists, advanced practice providers, trainees, researchers,nurses, mid- level providers, medical students and other health care professionals.

Focus
The goal of this symposium is to provide evidence based information on the hospital and clinic-based medical care of patients with cancer. In this inaugural symposium, we are offering two tracks (Inpatient/Hospitalist Track and Outpatient/Ambulatory Track) in addition to the plenary sessions, with the expectation of meeting the educational needs and enhancing the medical decision making of healthcare professionals involved in the care of cancer patients, regardless of clinical setting.

Educational Objectives

  • Apply current screening guidelines and recommendation to detect cancer in the primary care setting early enough for referral to a specialist to provide up to date and optimal treatment plans (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
  • Appropriately identify, assess and manage toxicities and lasting effects of cancer therapy (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
  • Be equipped with an awareness of the cancer care continuum and the place of primary care and hospitalists, as well as the research available for assisting patients through phases of cancer survivorship (Knowledge, Competence).

Registration
Physicians (MDs/DOs/PhDs) before January 13, 2016 – $375.00
Physicians (MDs/DOs/PhDs) after January 13, 2016 – $425.00

Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals before January 13, 2016 – $175.00
Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals after January 13, 2016 – $200.00

Students/Fellows/Residents before January 13, 2016 – $25.00
Students/Fellows/Residents after January 13, 2016 – $50.00

MD Anderson – Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals before January 13, 2016 – $125.00
MD Anderson – Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals after January 13, 2016 – $150.00

The deadline for advanced registration is Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

For more information and registration, visit: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/cme-conference-management/conferences/onco-internal-medicine-symposium.html


Location

The Univesity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1155 Pressler Street

Contact

Allison Baring

713-563-7388