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15th Annual APAO Conference

  1. 1. The Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology presents 15th Annual APAO Conference October 11–14, 2012 featuring Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas 6333 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona* Official BEST OF ASCO ® Meeting, a program licensed and endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.* Best of ASCO ® and any related logos are trademarks of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  2. 2. 15th AnnualAPAO Conference Target Audience While this program is being presented by the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology,October 11–14, 2012 featuring the content is appropriate for those practicing in multiple oncology disciplines, and thus the target audience includes physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians in generalHilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas practice, and other healthcare professionals in either private practice or academic settings.6333 North Scottsdale RoadScottsdale, Arizona Educational Methods • Lectures • Case Presentation Including Interactive Audience Participation • Question and Answer SessionGoal • Panel DiscussionThe Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology’s (APAO)annual conference program is developed each year based upon Educational Objectivesthe learning needs of its members and associates with the After attending the conference, participants should be able toover-arching goal of presenting the latest technologies, • Describe advances and implement changes in the treatment of: breast cancer, lungtherapies, and studies that affect cancer patient care. cancer, gastro-intestinal cancer, genitourinary cancers, melanoma, sarcoma, hematologicExpert healthcare professionals and association members malignancies and head and neck cancer (Knowledge, Competence, Performance,are consulted to discuss and determine the most appropriate Patient Outcomes);content for the target audience. Given the vast number of • Discuss new evidence on the oncology advanced practice provider workforcediseases encompassed by the word “cancer”, there is no (Knowledge, Competence);shortage of new and relevant information and approaches to • Implement the latest cancer risk screening guidelines into clinical practicetreating solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. In order (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);to enable the best possible patient outcomes, it is critical that • Identify common emergency situations in oncology and implement appropriate treatmentscancer care professionals are apprised of these latest advances (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);in medical, surgical, and radiation treatments. • Implement age-appropriate care for adolescents and young adults who are cancer survivors (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes).There are few live multi-day programs that provide continuingmedical education specifically geared for oncology PAs. Thisextensive program will bring the latest evidence regarding thediagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of solid and liquid tumor Evaluationmalignancies to medical professionals involved in patient A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on thecare and research. Given the high quality of the content and value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities,expert clinical faculty presenters, it is reasonable to project or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity toattendees will continue to change clinical practice to improve comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify futurepatient outcomes by implementing information presented educational topics.at the APAO conference. Accreditation/Credit Designation The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  3. 3. Physician AssistantsPhysician Assistants may also claim CME credit commensurate with the extent of his/her partici-pation in the educational activity. ProgramCME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates Thursday, October 11, 2012 – APAO’s Best of ASCO MeetingCertificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM or certificates documentingattendance will be distributed to participants when an individual departs the conference. 7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/RegistrationTo obtain a CME certificate, physicians must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire 8:00-8:30 Introduction and Welcomeand a CME Verification Form. 8:30-9:30 2012 Best of ASCO Updates – BreastUpon request, a record of attendance (certificate) will be provided on-site to other health care 9:30-10:30 2012 Best of ASCO Updates – Lungprofessionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies,or other professional associations. 10:30-11:00 Break 11:00-Noon 2012 Best of ASCO - GINursing Credits Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch – Panel DiscussionNursing Continuing Education Contact Hours will be awarded. Update on MLP Workforce in Oncology Rod Hooker, PA-C, PhDThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider of continuing Amy Hanley, MSnursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the AmericanNurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1:30-2:30 2012 Best of ASCO - GU 2:30-3:30 2012 Best of ASCO – Melanoma/Sarcoma 3:30-4:00 Break 4:00-5:00 2012 Best of ASCO – Lymphoma, Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Disorders 5:00-6:00 2012 Best of ASCO – Head and Neck Updates 6:00 Adjourn Friday, October 12, 2012 – The 15th Annual APAO Conference General Sessions 7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Registration 8:00-8:15 Welcome and Conference Overview Heather Hylton, PA-C John Sayler, PA-CSenior Advisor Program Committee Members 8:15-9:15 Keynote SpeakerJean-Nicolas Vauthey, MD Stephanie Andrews, ARNP Deciphering Molecular Targets in Cancer Therapy James Cavalier, MSN, MBA Glen Weiss, MDProgram Co-Chairs Deborah Chapman, PA-C 9:15-10:15 Myeloma UpdatesJohn Sayler, PA-C Sarah Daniel, PA-C James Berenson, MDSteven Wei, PA-C Deanna Grubbs, PA-C 10:15-10:45 BreakScott Lightfoot, PA-C Jeanette Mares, PA-C 10:45-11:45 Triple Negative Breast Cancer: New Targets, New TherapyTodd Pickard, PA-C Carolyn Marinier, PA-C Melanie Royce, MDHeather Hylton, PA-C Karin Olson, PA-C Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch/DiscussionLan Vu, PA-C Fay Pepin, PA-C Am I Productive? – Questions for Mid-Level Oncology Providers Rae Reynolds, ANP, OCN, RN Michael Powe, MS Soonja Sawyer, PA-C Todd Pickard, PA-C Constance C. Tierney, CMP
  4. 4. 1:30-2:30 Updates in Lung Cancer Lyudmila Bazhenova, MD 11:00-Noon Gynecologic Oncology Updates2:30-3:30 GI Cancer: Optimizing Therapy With Molecular Markers Judith Wolf, MD Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD Noon-1:00 p.m. Updates in Colorectal Cancer Surgery3:30-4:00 Break Elizabeth Wolf, PA-C4:00-5:00 Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies 1:00-2:30 Lunch Thomas A Aloia, MD 2:30 Adjourn5:00-6:00 Proton Therapy – Chasing the Beam Anita Mahajan, MD 6:00 Adjourn6:30-10:00 p.m. Welcome Reception Saturday, October 13, 2012 – Concurrent Sessions – Oncology 101 7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/RegistrationFriday, October 12, 2012 – Concurrent Sessions – Oncology 101 8:30-9:30 Benign Hematology: When Anemia is not Anemia John Sayler, PA-C9:15-10:15 a.m. Nutritional Issues for Cancer Patients Maria Petzel, RD, LD, CNSD 9:30-10:30 Oncologic Emergencies Patricia DeMoor, PA-C10:15-10:45 Break 10:30-11:00 Break10:45-11:45 Plastic Surgery for Cancer Patients: The Reconstructive Ladder Sheri Shebairo, PA-C 11:00-Noon Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Selected Neoplasia Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhDNoon-1:30 p.m. Lunch/Discussion Noon-1:00 p.m. Survivorship in Adolescents and Young Adults1:30-2:30 Myelodysplastic Syndrome Richard Boyajian, RN, MS, ANP-C Sandra Kurtin, MS, AOCN, ANP-C2:30-3:30 Integrative Oncology: Role of CAM 1:00-2:30 Lunch Daniel Rubin, ND FABNO 2:30 Adjourn3:30-4:00 Break 4:00-5:00 New Directions in CLL Julie Hurley, PA-C Sunday, October 14, 2012 – The 15th Annual APAO Conference General Sessions5:00-6:00 Cancer Risk Screening: Non-Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Therese Bevers, MD 7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Registration6:00 Adjourn 8:00-9:00 Advances and Updates in Melanoma Lee Cranmer, MD6:30-10:00 p.m. Welcome Reception 9:00-10:00 Updates in Head and Neck Cancer Carrlene Donald, PA-CSaturday, October 13, 2012 – The 15th Annual APAO Conference General Sessions William Perry, MPAS, PA-C 10:00-10:15 Break7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Registration 10:15-11:15 Difficult End of Life Conversations7:30-8:30 APAO Membership Meeting James Wallace, MD Heather Hylton, PA-C 11:15-12:15 p.m. Update on Cardiac Tumors8:30-9:30 Prostate Cancer: No Longer a Disease of Older Men Jessica Cohn, PA-C Oscar Goodman, MD, PhD 12:30 Adjourn9:30-10:30 Conundrums and Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Matthew Katz, MD10:30-11:00 Break
  5. 5. Faculty Registration Information • On-site registration opens at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2012 – Sunday, October 14, 2012, at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas, 6333 North Scottsdale Road,Thomas A. Aloia, MD Oscar Goodman, MD, PhD Todd Pickard, PA-CMD Anderson Nevada Cancer Institute MD Anderson Scottsdale, Arizona.Houston, Texas Las Vegas, Nevada Houston, Texas • The opening session of the APAO’s Best of ASCO Session will begin at 8:00 a.m.Lyudmila Bazhenova, MD Amy Hanley, MS Michael Powe, MS on Thursday, October 11, 2012 and adjourn at 6:00 p.m.UC San Diego American Society of American Academy of Physician • The opening session of The 15th Annual APAO Conference will begin at 8:00 a.m.Moores Cancer Center Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Assistants (AAPA) on Friday, October 12, 2012 and adjourn on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 12:30 p.m..LaJolla, California Alexandria, Virginia Alexandria, VirginiaJames Berenson, MD Rod Hooker, PA-C, PhD Melanie Royce, MD Advance registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited. Please seeBerenson Oncology The Lewin Group University of New Mexico registration form for applicable fees.West Hollywood, California Falls Church, Virginia Albuquerque, New Mexico The deadline for advance registration is September 14, 2012.Therese Bevers, MD Julie Hurley, PA-C Daniel Rubin, ND FABNOMD Anderson Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Naturopathic Specialists There are three ways to register:Houston, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Scottsdale, Arizona • Mail to: CME/Conference Management – Unit 1381, The University of Texas MD AndersonRichard Boyajian, RN, Heather Hylton, PA-C John Sayler, PA-C Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230-1439MS, ANP-C Memorial Sloan-Kettering Nevada Cancer Institute • Fax to: 713-794-1724Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Cancer Center Las Vegas, Nevada • On-line at www.mdanderson.org/conferences or www.apao.ccBoston, Massachusetts New York, New York Sheri Shebairo, PA-C We accept the following forms of payment:Jessica Cohn, PA-C Matthew Katz, MD Memorial Sloan-KetteringMemorial Sloan-Kettering MD Anderson Cancer Center • Check (payable through U.S. banks only)Cancer Center Houston, Texas New York, New York • Money OrderNew York, New York Sandra Kurtin, MS, James Wallace, MD • Credit Cards (MasterCard, VISA, and American Express)Lee Cranmer, MD • Cash (on-site registration only) AOCN, ANP-C University of ChicagoThe University of Arizona The University of Arizona Chicago, Illinois A receipt and confirmation letter will be sent to you within ten working days of receipt of your fee.Cancer Center Cancer CenterTucson, Arizona Glen Weiss, MD Tucson, Arizona Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center The full conference registration fee includes the tuition, CD syllabus (we will not provide aPatricia DeMoor, PA-C printed syllabus), continental breakfasts, breaks, lunches and welcome reception.UC San Diego Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD Clinical Trials & TGenMoores Cancer Center The University of Arizona Scottsdale, ArizonaLaJolla California Cancer Center Tucson, Arizona Elizabeth Wolf, PA-C Refund/Cancellation Policy: The registration fee, minus a $50 administrative handling fee,Carrlene Donald, PA-C MD Anderson is refundable if a written request is received on or before September 14, 2012. No refundsMayo Scottsdale Anita Mahajan, MD Houston, Texas will be granted after that date. The request for a registration refund must include the taxScottsdale, Arizona MD Anderson identification number of the company or institution if registration was paid by a company or Houston, Texas Judith Wolf, MDTomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD Banner MD Anderson institution check.Banner MD Anderson William Perry, PA-C Cancer CenterCancer Center Mayo Scottsdale Gilbert, Arizona The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to cancel activitiesGilbert, Arizona Scottsdale, Arizona prior to the scheduled date, if low enrollment or other circumstances make it necessary. Maria Petzel, RD, LD, CNSD Each registrant will be notified by mail, e-mail, or at the phone or fax numbers given on MD Anderson the registration form. Houston, Texas In case of activity cancellation, liability of the Department of CME/Conference Management is limited to the registration fee. CME/Conference Management will refund the full registra- tion fee. The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to limit theThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has implemented a process whereby everyone who is number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by anin a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.with any commercial interest that could potentially affect the information presented. MD Anderson alsorequires that all faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of For additional information, contact CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or tollpharmaceutical and medical device products. Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the free at 866-849-5866.educational activity.Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educationalexperience. MD Anderson/APAO may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions Special Assistancenecessitated by illness, schedule conflicts, and so forth. Contact the Department of CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free atPhotographing, audio taping and videotaping are prohibited. 866-849-5866 if you have any special dietary or ADA accommodation needs.
  6. 6. Accommodations Department of CME/Conference Management – Unit 1381 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center THIS IS NOT A SELF-MAILER-Address to:- A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at the Hilton Scottsdale sues or questions you wish to see addressed or emphasized in this activity. Fax or e-mail Please let us know what specific topics, is- Resort, 6333 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. All responses will be forwarded to the PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230-1439 Make check or money order payable to:- Early hotel reservation is suggested. Program Chair for consideration. CME/Conference Management. 15th Annual APAO Conference- The hotel phone number is 480-948-7750. or fax to 713-794-1724- Website: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/ SCTSHHF-APA-20121007/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG- When you make reservations be sure to mention The 15th Annual APAO Conference to be assured of receiving the special meeting rate of $149.00 single or double occupancy. Please add 14.92% Arizona state and local taxes.- Reservations and deposits received after September 10, 2012 will be confirmed if space is available and at current hotel published guest room rates.Air TravelMD Anderson has a program with United Airlines for discounted air travel. For discounts,call your travel professional or United’s MeetingWorks toll free at 800-468-7022. Outsideof the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office. MentionZ Code: ZM6M and Agreement Code: 488954. MD Anderson Employee ID No. (REQUIRED)Ground Transportation State/Foreign Country/Zip or Mail Code Expiration Date Highest DegreeThe hotel is approximately 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Taxis oNo Phone (with area code) Credit Card Holder Billing Address & ZIP Codeare available at the approximate price of $40 one way. Super Shuttle is available for at the Cell Phone (with area code) Fax (with area code)approximate price of $17 one way and $32 round trip. Please call 800-258-3826 or book on 15th Annual APAO Conference– October 11–14, 2012line at www.supershuttle.com. oYes oAmerican Express If registering by fax or mail,REGISTRATION FEES IDT Approver E-mail Physician Specialty please include both forms. MI Credit Card Number or MD Anderson Interdepartmental Transfer (IDT) No.Early Registration (on or before September 14, 2012) If registering by fax or mail, please include both forms. ...APAO or ONS Member Conference Registration $395. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION - 0612 $75......APAO or ONS Member APAO’s Best of ASCO Meeting (Add on – also registered for Conference) Emergency Contact $185....APAO or ONS Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 $170....APAO or ONS Student Member Conference Registration Authorized Signature REQUIRED for credit card or IDT $120....APAO or ONS Student Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 oMasterCard First ...APAO Become-a-Member Conference Registration $455. City ...APAO Become-a-Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 $245. IDT Approver Name (First/Last) please print ...APAO Become-a-Student Member Conference Registration $200. $150....APAO Become-a-Student Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 Credit Card Holder Name (First/Last)Late Registration (after September 14, 2012) Daytime Phone (with area code) oVISA Department (include box no.) $440...APAO or ONS Member Conference Registration  .....APAO or ONS Member APAO’s Best of ASCO Meeting (Add on – also registered for Conference) $95. Charge the following: ...APAO or ONS Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 $205. $190....APAO or ONS Student Member Conference Registration E-mail Address $140....APAO or ONS Student Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 Last Name Institution ...APAO Become-a-Member Conference Registration $500. Street ...APAO Become-a-Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14 $265. ...APAO Become-a-Student Member Conference Registration $220. $160....APAO Become-a-Student Member Daily Rate Thurs., Oct. 11 Fri., Oct. 12 Sat., Oct. 13 Sun., Oct. 14
  7. 7. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterCME/Conference Management - Unit 1381 Non-Profit Org.176700/30070612 U.S. PostagePO Box 301439 PAIDHouston, Texas 77230-1439 Houston, TX Permit No. 7052