Tuesday, Apr. 1 – West Central Cancer Symposium

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Educating Healthcare Professionals in Cancer Care for 23 Years

UPDATE – The Cancer Symposium WILL BE held no matter the weather situation. No refunds will be offered due to weather.

In order to support physicians and patients, healthcare professionals need the latest information in cancer care. For 23 years, our cancer team has been providing current information from local and national cancer experts. Physicians, nurses, radiologists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, genetic counselors… Willmar Regional Cancer Center finds the specialists in each field of cancer treatment to help you understand the best practices in patient-centered cancer care.

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Target Audience

Nurses and healthcare professionals, including advanced practice nurses, who care for patients with cancer.

Credits

This workshop has been designed to provide 8.4 contact hours and 7.0 clock hours (credits). Note: Attendance at all sessions is required. No partial credit is given.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors will be displaying their products and information related to the care of patients with cancer.

Location

Willmar Conference Center
2100 East Highway 12
Willmar, MN 56201

Objectives

  • List the 9 new drugs available on the market in 2013 and the 7 other medications that have an expanded treatment indication.
  • Review current treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
  • Discuss ways healthcare professionals can improve care for traditional communities who rely more on traditional medicine, than 21st century medical technology.
  • Relate how clinical trials have become more complicated, sophisticated and involving Institutional Review Boards.
  • Summarize the rationale for using radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer.
  • Examine the health care experience from the patient’s perspective to enhance better communication.

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