ACCC 39th National Oncology Conference - October 12 to 14, 2022

West Palm Beach, FL US

The ACCC National Oncology Conference, is aimed at helping community practitioners deliver exceptional care to cancer patients in this rapidly changing healthcare environment. The conference provides many opportunities for community practitioners to exchange ideas with their colleagues from across the country, gain insights to successfully engage patients, build community partnerships, and empowers them to find innovative solutions to complex organizations and process challenges.

 

Target Audience

The attendees of the National Oncology Conference include oncology physicians, oncology nurses, oncology pharmacists, cancer program and practice directors/ managers/ administrators, hospital executives, patient navigators, financial advocates, and social workers.  

 

 

Learning Objectives

Thursday, October 13 
 
  • Apply a new approach to innovation that leverages technology and focuses on finding and delivering everyday improvements or “micro-innovations.” 
  • Design a legal and healthcare partnership to help patients with cancer resolve social and environmental factors that contribute to health disparities and have a remedy in civil law.  
  • Organize a process for using push reminders and digital tools to allow patients to take and upload vital signs to their providers, helping reduce ED visits and admissions. 
  • Extend diagnostic services from the inpatient to the outpatient setting by offering same or next day in-person or virtual appointments for diagnostic testing. 
  • Locate a primary care physician in a cancer clinic to improve patient access and care coordination, decrease patient stress, address comorbidities, and reduce treatment delays. 
  • Evaluate existing processes and leverage readily available technology to improve patient compliance to oral oncolytic education, consent, and adherence standards. 
  • Discuss the importance of the interconnection of internal bias training and community engagement. 
  • Understand how to build trust and cultural humility and develop productive and sustainable community engagement and coalition building. 
  • Outline strategies for proactively engaging diverse perspectives within coalitions and the role they play in the development of goals and tasks. 
  • Identify how personal values and assumptions impact cancer programs and practices, co-workers, patients with cancer, and their caregivers and families. 
  • Show the importance of culturally relevant information and how it’s critical to working effectively with BIPOC patients, family, and communities. 
  • Discuss the important role of values and articulate how assumptions operate in their cancer programs and practices to better treat and communicate with colleagues and all patients 
  • Identify strategies to mitigate stress and re-find the joy of working in a cancer care setting. 
  • Examine your own self-care needs and how to advocate for yourselves, your staff, and/or your colleagues. 
Friday, October 14 
 
  • Apply artificial intelligence technology to improve nurse scheduling, reduce patient wait times, and maximize the use of available resources like exam rooms, infusion chairs, and equipment. 
  • Compare findings from a Mini-Z Burnout Survey Deployed Pre- and Post-COVID 19 and plan strategies to help reduce burnout in the oncology workforce.  
  • Identify talent within a cancer team, compare leadership traits, study recruitment and retention trends, and discuss case studies of effective talent selection and leadership development. 
  • Design a model palliative care program in a private practice setting to improve the patient experience and patient outcomes and reduce costs. 
  • Recognize practical strategies for creating sustainable oncology practice models during or following periods of staffing shortages or work force disruptions.  
  • Organize tactical approaches to maximize capacity and achieve program growth, while simultaneously reducing labor costs.  
  • Define industry workforce trends and satisfaction drivers for healthcare providers and staff. 
  • Support staff-led role design, the revision of job descriptions, and the crafting of professional development ladders to advance staff professionally with minimal leadership oversight. 
  • Consider how development of a career ladder and a departmental restructure that decentralized clinical services and consolidates and centralized operations improved retention. 
  • Develop interventions and employee education grounded in management, leadership, social work, and psychology theory and organized around self-care, intentional rounding, and team building. 
  • Design a clinical risk stratification program, organize analytic and organizational support to minimize clinical variation and costs, and prioritize tactical and design solutions, like oncology urgent care and patient digital health tools, to improve population health management. 
  • Discuss the importance of the interconnection of internal bias training and community engagement. 
  • Understand how to build trust and cultural humility and develop productive and sustainable community engagement and coalition building. 
  • Outline strategies for proactively engaging diverse perspectives within coalitions and the role they play in the development of goals and tasks. 
  • Identify how personal values and assumptions impact cancer programs and practices, co-workers, patients with cancer, and their caregivers and families. 
  • Show the importance of culturally relevant information and how it’s critical to working effectively with BIPOC patients, family, and communities. 
  • Discuss the important role of values and articulate how assumptions operate in their cancer programs and practices to better treat and communicate with colleagues and all patients 
  • Identify strategies to mitigate stress and re-find the joy of working in a cancer care setting. 
  • Examine your own self-care needs and how to advocate for yourselves, your staff, and/or your colleagues.

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.75 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 11.75 Participation
Course opens: 
10/12/2022
Course expires: 
10/14/2023
Rating: 
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Hilton West Palm Beach
600 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
United States
CME Operations Manager: Naomi Moller

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

NCPD Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly-provided by the Association of Community Cancer Centers.

Contact Hours: 11.75

 

Pharmacists

Thursday, October 13, 2022

The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an application-based educational activity. Pharmacists will receive 6.25 contact hours (6.25 CEUS) for the educational activity. No partial credit is available.

UNIVERSAL ACTIVITY NUMBER (UAN) 0060-9999-22-080-L01-P

 

Friday, October 14, 2022

The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an application-based educational activity. Pharmacists will receive 5.5 contact hours (.55 CEUS) for the educational activity. No partial credit is available.

UNIVERSAL ACTIVITY NUMBER (UAN) 0060-9999-22-081-L01-P

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.75 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 11.75 Participation
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