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Friday, May 2 • 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Special Interest Group Meeting

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Join the members of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy special interest group for a discussion on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). You'll review its incidence, risk factors, and treatment regimens, with a focus on nursing indications. Speakers will share guidelines from ONS, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). 


1. Describe the pathophysiology of CINV. 
2. Analyze current CINV treatments.
3. Compare the current ONS, ASCO, and NCCN guidelines on CINV. 


Kristine Abueg, RN, MSN, OCN®, CBCN®

Clinical Research Nurse, Kaiser Permanente
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose. 
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Patricia Jakel, RN, MN, AOCN®

Advanced Practice Nurse, UCLA Health System
Patricia Jakel is an advanced practice nurse for the UCLA Santa Monica Solid Oncology Program.  She is responsible for supervising the nursing staff caring for patients receiving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, symptom management, and end-of-life care. She coordinates outreach classes for chemotherapy verification and oncology core curricula, and serves as an ongoing investigator for research on oncology nursing in ethically difficult... Read More →
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Mikaela Olsen, RN, MS, AOCNS®

Clinical Nurse Specialist, SIdney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Mikaela Olsen is an Oncology and Hematology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She manages staff and patient education for inpatient oncology and new staff education, orientation, and mentoring.  She also provides consultation throughout the oncology center for hematologic malignancies, chemotherapy and biotherapy, safe administration, side effect management, venous... Read More →

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Martha Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN®

Clinical Associate Professor, Georgia State University Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing
Chemotherapy, Biotherapy, and hazardous drug safe handling

Friday May 2, 2014 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Ballroom A Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802
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