• Open House for Professionals Involved in the Care of Stem Cell Transplant Patients

    Featuring discussions with transplant clinicians from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC)

    Yawkey Center for Cancer Care 
    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Yawkey Center for Cancer Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    3rd Floor Conference Center
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, Mass.

    Directions 

    Agenda

    8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
    Registration and Breakfast
     

    9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
    Introduction
     

    • Amy Emmert, MScPH, Senior Vice President, DF/BWCC Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapies

    9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
    Overview of Process
     

    • Joseph Antin, MD, Chief, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
    Process: Coordination, Donor Issues, Ethics, HLA Matching and Compatibility, and Resources
     

    • Pat Byrne, RN, MPH, OCN, Transplant Nurse, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    11:00  11:15 a.m.
    Break
     

    11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    The Transplant Patient Experience
     

    • Brett Glotzbecker, MD, Medical Oncologist, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program
    • Tammy Weitzman, LICSW, Transplant Social Worker, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program
    • Larisa Patacchiola, LICSW, Transplant Social Worker, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program
    • Kathy Finn, RN, Transplant Nurse, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch
     

    1:00 – 2:20 p.m.
    Stem Cell Transplant Complications
     

    • Sarah Page Hammond, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, DF/BWCC Hematologic Oncology Treatment Center
    • Melissa Cochran, MS, NP, Transplant Nurse Practitioner, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    2:20 – 3:40 p.m.
    Management: Sharing Care
     

    • Katherine Stephans, RN, MS, CS, OCN, Transplant Nurse Practitioner, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program
    • Kim Noonan, RN, MS, CS, OCN, Transplant Nurse Practitioner, DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    3:40 – 4:45 p.m.
    Survivorship
     

    • Richard Boyajian, RN, MS, ANP, Nurse Practitioner, Brigham and Women's Hospital

    4:45 – 5:00 p.m.
    Wrapup and Evaluations
     

    5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
    Tours of the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care
     

    RSVP by Thursday, May 8, 2014

    To RSVP, please call 617-632-4034 or email rachelk_repard@dfci.harvard.edu with the following information:

    • Name and Credentials (e.g. MD, NP, PA)
    • Title and Organization
    • Mailing Address
    • Email Address
    • Phone Number

    CME Credits

    Physician assistants: This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.5 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME Credit™.

    Nursing professionals: 6.75 nursing contact hours have been approved.

    Accommodations

    Attendees planning to stay in Boston overnight may wish to view this list of nearby accommodations.

    Questions?

    Please call 617-632-4034 or send us an email.

    We invite you to learn more about the DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program.

    Thank you. We hope to see you there! 



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