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Friday, May 2 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oncolytic Immunotherapy: Using Viruses in the War Against Cancer

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Are you ready for the arrival of promising biological treatments like oncolytic immunotherapy? Prepare yourself or your staff during this presentation, which addresses the mechanism of action of oncolytic viruses, including cancer immunology, and potential adverse effects. You’ll learn how to develop a patient care plan that considers patient, public, and employee safety. 

1. Describe the mechanism of action of oncolytic viruses.
2. Develop a care plan for a patient receiving oncolytic viruses.

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

OCN®: Scientific Basis for Practice, Treatment Modalities
AOCNP®: Cancer Treatment
AOCNS®: Cancer Treatment


avatar for Cindi Bedell, MSN, RN, ANP-C

Cindi Bedell, MSN, RN, ANP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Mary Crowley Research Center at Medical City of Dallas
Cindi Bedell has a diverse background in oncology nursing. Before her current role, she was a clinical nurse specialist at Duke University Medical Center, a clinical trials nurse with US Oncology in Dallas, TX, a preceptor of graduate nursing students, and involved in the development and management of a multidisciplinary breast cancer center at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA. Center at Medical City of Dallas. Bedell has presented... Read More →
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Ann Collins-Hattery, RN, MS, AOCN®, ARNP

McKesson Specialty Health
Ann Collins-Hattery is a clinical nurse specialist for Oncology University with more than 25 years of oncology experience. Her diverse roles in oncology include Director of the Cancer Program at a major hospital, Director of Nursing for Texas Oncology, Nurse Practitioner in a community oncology practice, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Consultant, National Nurse Manager, Clinical Instructor, and Assistant Professor. She has published... Read More →
avatar for Jeanne Jones, RN, MSN

Jeanne Jones, RN, MSN

Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center
Jeanne Jones is the Vice President of Clinical Operations for the Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center, where she oversees patient care, patient screening and enrollment, pharmacy operations, nurse navigation, and the Tissue Procurement Program. Her first 15 years in oncology were spent in direct patient care, while her last 15 years have been focused on research from the oncology practice and pharmaceutical perspective. She has held several... Read More →

Friday May 2, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
304 Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802