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Sunday, May 4 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Patient and Community Education: Make Your Impact! Achieving NCI Goals With a Technology-Driven Cancer Information Service

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How is the National Cancer Institute evolving its Cancer Information Services (CIS) program to meet the changing educational needs of patients with cancer? You’ll learn how the CIS was set up to reach the broadest audience in the most economical manner, educating multiple sites of care and diverse patient populations. Come prepared to share your own experience—speakers will leave time for you to share your toughest, strangest, and most amusing patient questions. 

1. Discuss key components of a Cancer Information Service.
2. Identify the most effective approaches to educating the broadest audience. 

This session qualifies for the following ONCC Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) categories.  

OCN®: Professional Performance
CBCN®: Professional Performance
AOCNP®: Professional Practice
AOCNS®: Professional Practice 

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Paula Anderson, RN, MN, OCN®

Clinical Research Manager, UT Southwestern - Moncrief Cancer Institute
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
avatar for Susan Daron, BSN, RN, OCN®

Susan Daron, BSN, RN, OCN®

University of Michigan Comprehensive Care Center, Cancer AnswerLine
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
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Maria Grabowski

Program Manager, Education and Community Outreach, UT Southwestern
Maria Grabowski is a Program Manager of Patient Education and Community Outreach at UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas, TX. She has dedicated her career toward work emphasizing cancer prevention and early detection.

Sunday May 4, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Ballroom B Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802