Researchers & Healthcare Professionals

Building Nursing Knowledge Through Case Studies: Clinical Trials, Genomics, and Prognosis

Held in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society 39th Annual Congress.

Date: May 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Location: Anaheim Marriott Platinum Ballroom, Anaheim, CA
Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the education needs of nurses involved in the care of patients living with hematologic cancers.

Virtual lecture will be available soon.

Program Goal

This symposium will provide an opportunity for nurses to expand their knowledge about how clinical trials and genomics influence treatment and prognosis for patients with blood cancers.


At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the role nurses play in helping patients to enroll in clinical trials and optimize their outcomes
  • Describe how diversity issues impact enrollment and education about clinical trials
  • Identify communication touch points for nurses in treating patients in clinical trials
  • Explain how genomics research, including cytogenetics and other biomarkers, relates to treatment and prognosis for patients with blood cancer
  • Describe communication strategies for nurses in educating patients about genomic information
  • Describe strategies for addressing ethical issues nurses encounter in patient care


Amy Goodrich, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD

Donelle Rizzuto, RN, OCN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is supported by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

last updated on Monday, May 05, 2014