2017 NCCN Nursing Program: Advancing Oncology Nursing

Program Overview and Intended Audience

Program Overview

The NCCN 2017 Oncology Nursing Program at the NCCN 22nd Annual Conference will provide oncology nurses with comprehensive and clinically relevant information to optimize patient education and care. Information is focused on current and critical issues to provide oncology nurses with practical information that can be implemented in the practice setting. The program agenda includes the following topics: Creating a Compassionate Workplace, Strategies to Improve the Management of Febrile Neutropenia, Optimizing the Nursing Role in Difficult Conversations, Management of Dermatologic Adverse Events.  Additionally, there will be two (2) concurrent breakout sessions with simultaneous programs focusing on Clinical Updates and Issues in Colorectal Cancer, Chronic Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Bladder Cancer and Myelofibrosis.

Intended Audience

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses who manage patients with cancer.


National Comprehensive Cancer Network is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 contact hour(s).

Hotel Information

The discounted hotel rate is no longer available but you still may request a room at the regular rate. The rate is now $264.38 at the Rosen Shingle Creek. You will only be charged a one night non-refundable deposit. You will need to book your room during the nursing program registration process. Please do not register for the Annual Conference, you will automatically be registered for both programs. You may contact Diane McPherson at McPherson@nccn.org to be added to the waitlist for the discounted room rate. 

If you are registered for the Nursing Program, you are automatically registered for the NCCN Annual Conference general sessions. It is not necessary to register for both programs. 


  • Program Date

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Rosen Shingle Creek
    9939 Universal Boulevard
    Orlando, Florida 32819

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