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Saturday, May 3 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Premature Ovarian Failure in Cancer Survivors: Etiology, Impact, and Management

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If you work with young female cancer survivors, come attend this comprehensive session on premature ovarian failure (POF). You’ll identify the causes of POF, learn about assessing at-risk patients, and hear how treatment strategies can minimize its impact. You’ll also discuss its impact on physical, emotional, reproductive, and sexual health, and what you can do to promote quality of life under these challenging conditions. 

Objectives
1. Identify female cancer survivors who are at risk for premature ovarian failure. 
2. Generate a treatment plan for premature ovarian failure, whether for at-risk patients or for cancer survivors who have developed it. 

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

OCN®: Psychosocial Dimensions of Care, Survivorship
CBCN®: Psychosocial and Spiritual, Survivorship
AOCNP®:Survivorship, Psychosocial Issues
AOCNS®:  Survivorship, Psychosocial Issues
BMT™: Survivorship Issues 


Speakers
avatar for Joanne Kelvin, RN, MSN, AOCN®

Joanne Kelvin, RN, MSN, AOCN®

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Joanne Frankel Kelvin received her BSN and MSN degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and has specialized in oncology throughout most of her 37-year nursing career. During that time, she has worked in a variety of roles and settings and has been at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center since 1987. In 2009, she established the Cancer and Fertility Program to ensure that patients are informed about options for fertility... Read More →
avatar for Elaine Pottenger, MS, RN, CPNP, PMHS

Elaine Pottenger, MS, RN, CPNP, PMHS

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.



Saturday May 3, 2014 10:15am - 11:45am
Ballroom B Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802