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Thursday, April 23 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Advocacy in Action: Implementing Shared Decision Making in Multiple Myeloma

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In this 90-minute CE program, experts will provide education and tools that help oncology nurses understand the available clinical data and provide optimal care for patients with multiple myeloma within a shared decision making (SDM) framework. Joseph Tariman PhD, ANP-BC, Sandra Kurtin RN, MS, AOCN®, ANP-C, and Beth Faiman PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN®, will discuss how to engage patients and implement SDM strategies in your practice. Register here.

  1. Describe the application of shared decision making to the care of patients with multiple myeloma, including steps for implementation into practice.
  2. Discuss with patients and families the treatment options for multiple myeloma, including smoldering, frontline, and relapsed/refractory, as well as clinical trials and emerging therapies presented by the provider.
  3. Support patients and families in evaluating multiple myeloma treatment options, including associated adverse events and ongoing, proactive management based on their goals and concerns.
  4. Develop strategies to maintain the utilization of shared decision making by patients with multiple myeloma and the multidisciplinary healthcare team throughout the course of care.

Supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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Joseph Tariman PhD, ANP-BC

Assistant Professor, DePaul University School of Nursing/College of Science and Health
Joseph Tariman, PhD, ANP-BC, is Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing/College of Science and Health and a member of the core faculty for the Adult-Gerontology Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, both at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. He has also worked as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the Northwestern University Myeloma Program in Chicago, where one of his primary responsibilities was sub-principal investigator for all phase... Read More →
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Beth Faiman PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN®

Nurse Practitioner, Multiple Myeloma Program, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Dr. Beth Faiman received a bachelor of science in nursing and registered nurse certification at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, completed in 1996. She received a master of science in nursing and certification as an adult nurse practitioner at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio in 2002.  She graduated from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio with a PhD in nursing research. Dr. Faiman holds... Read More →
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Sandra Kurtin RN, MS, AOCN®, ANP-C

Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona
Sandra E. Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with high distinction, followed by a Master of Science in Oncology Nursing and post-graduate certification in both Geriatric and Adult Practice.  She is currently employed as a hematology/oncology Nurse Practitioner at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, and serves as an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing... Read More →

Thursday April 23, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Florida Ballroom 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819