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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. 

avatar for Mikaela Olsen, RN, MS, AOCNS®

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... Read More →
avatar for Patricia Jakel, RN, MN, AOCN®

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... Read More →

Kristine Abueg, RN, MSN, OCN®, CBCN®

Clinical Research Nurse, Kaiser Permanente
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose. 

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Martha Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN®

Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, Georgia State University
Dr. Martha (Marty) Polovich is an RN with over 40 years of clinical practice. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University. Dr. Polovich earned a Diploma in Nursing from Mount Sinai Hospital School of... Read More →

Friday May 2, 2014 3:45pm - 5:15pm PDT
Ballroom A Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802
  Special Interest Group Meeting
  • CNE Status Offers CNE
  • Contact Hours of CNE: 1.5
  • Content Level: Intermediate

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