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Saturday, April 25 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Using Technology to Improve Nurse and Patient Outcomes

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Join us in a four-part session detailing how technology can help oncology nurses to be more efficient and effective.
  • Amy Malensek, RN, CBCN®, OCN®, will present "Implementing Clinical Education Through the Utilization of Social Media."
  • Suzanne Cowperthwaite, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, will present "Improving Staff Communication Through Social Media."
  • Paula DesJardins, RN, BSN, OCN®, will present "Using Consensus Building to Standardize an Ambulatory Multisite Oncology Information System."
  • Patricia Jakel, RN, MN, AOCN®, will present "Does the Use of the Provider Resilience App Increase Nurses' Professional QOL?"

  1. Describe methods to use technology in cancer care.
  2. Discuss the benefits and risk of using technology to improve nursing outcomes.


Suzanne Cowperthwaite, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Asst. Director of Nursing, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
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Patricia Jakel, RN, MN, AOCN®

Advanced Practice Nurse, UCLA Health System
Patricia Jakel is an advanced practice nurse for the UCLA Santa Monica Solid Oncology Program.  She is responsible for supervising the nursing staff caring for patients receiving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, symptom management, and end-of-life care. She coordinates outreach classes for chemotherapy verification and oncology core curricula, and serves as an ongoing investigator for research on oncology nursing in ethically difficult... Read More →

Saturday April 25, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
315A 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819