SCCA at the 2019 Oncology Nursing Society Congress

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) nurses will join their nursing colleagues throughout the country to present their research at the 2019 Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, which is the society’s annual conference. ONS is a professional association of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing.
44th Annual Congress

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) nurses will join their nursing colleagues throughout the country to present their research at the 2019 Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, which is the society’s annual conference. ONS is a professional association of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing.

ONS Congress will take place from April 11-14, 2019 in Anaheim, California where there will be presentations and discussions for nurses on the newest cancer treatments and symptom management strategies. At SCCA, nurses are fundamental to the excellent care that SCCA provides to our patients. They are at the forefront of developing new models of care through evidence-based practice and patient-centered care.

Research from more than 40 SCCA nurses and supportive services staff, including SCCA nutritionists, will be presented at ONS Congress. The following is a selection of SCCA presentations:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Session: Dinner symposium
Speaker: Costandina Herbert, BSN, RN
Panel Topic: The Many Faces of Myelodysplastic Syndromes – Managing Evolving Therapies and Counseling Patients
Location: Hilton Anaheim – Pacific Ballroom A & B, Anaheim, CA

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time: 5:50—6 pm
Session: Poster
Speaker: Sharol Kidd, BSN, MBA-HL, RN
Abstract title: Anticipating the Future of Oncology Nurse Staffing
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 6:10—6:20 pm
Session: Poster
Speaker: Seth Eisenberg, ADN, RN, OCN, BMTCN
Abstract title: Development of a Free On-line Tool for Safe Handling of Hazardous Drug Excreta
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: 7—7:10 am
Session: Poster
Speaker: Patty McDonnell, RD, CSO
Abstract title: Mitigating Risk for Malnutrition:  Intraprofessional Collaboration to Develop a Workflow for Automatic Referrals to Registered Dietitians for AML Patients Receiving GCLAM Therapy
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 7:20—7:30 am
Session: Poster
Speaker: Sydne Mead-Smith, BSN, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Implementing a Collaborative System of Oncology Nurse Orientation in an Ambulatory Hematology Clinic
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 7:30—7:40 am
Session: Poster
Speakers: Amelia Sherinski, BSN, RN, OCN and Jill Williams, BSN, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Development of a Vein Assessment Tool for Nurses in the Outpatient Oncology Setting
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – North building 100 level

Time: 2:45—3 pm
Session: Podium
Speaker: Kim Koegel, MN, RN, CNML
Abstract title: Analysis of Interdepartmental Handoffs in an Ambulatory Comprehensive Cancer Center
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 261

Time: 3 — 3:15 pm
Session: Podium
Speaker: Rae Niculescu, MN, RN
Abstract title: Empowering the Next Generation of Nurses:  In a Community Practice Setting
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 261

Time: 3:30—3:45 pm
Session: Podium
Speakers: Eileen Crose, BSN RN, OCN, Alex Dorcy, BSN, RN, BMTCN, Annette English, BSN, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Oncology Nurse Roles and Care Delivery in an Ambulatory Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Unit
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 261

Time: 5:30—5:40 pm
Session: Poster
Speaker: Kim Koegel, MN, RN, CNML
Abstract title: Application of Team STEPPS in the Procedure Suite of an Ambulatory Comprehensive Cancer Center
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 5:30—5:40 pm
Session: Poster
Speakers: Staci Heldring, MPA, MA and Suni Elgar, MPH, BSN, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Blueprint for Transformation
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 5:30—5:40 pm
Session: Poster
Speaker: Stacey Chochoms MN, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Transforming Telephone Triage Workflow to Support Evidenced Based Practice and Improve Nurse Response Times
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 7:10—7:20 am
Session: Poster
Speaker: Steve Reusser, RN
Abstract title: Improving Fall Risk Assessments and Interventions in the Outpatient Oncology Setting
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction

Time: 5:50-6 pm
Session: Poster
Speaker: Reggie Delrosario, RN, OCN
Abstract title: Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS) and Neurotoxicity in Car-T Cell Therapy Patients
Location: Anaheim Convention Center – 200 Level Prefunction