POEM-St Jude Nursing Workshop

Virtual E-workshop

POEM-St Jude Nursing Workshop


Divided over 4 days (3 hours/day with a total of 12 hours) as shown below:

    Friday October 23, 2020 – 12:00 to 3:00 PM GMT time

    Saturday October 24, 2020 -  12:00 to  3:00 PM GMT time

    Friday October 30, 2020 - 12:00 to  3:00 PM GMT time

    Saturday October 31, 2020 - 12:00 to  3:00 PM GMT time



- To provide the participants with knowledge and skills related to pediatric hematology and oncology topics using methods that allow for educational capacity building at local institutions across the region


- Registered Nurses from POEM participating countries who are involved with the care of pediatric oncology patients.

- Senior nurses and nurse educator interested in running similar programs in their own countries and institutions are encouraged

This program will be conducted in English.


At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

- Develop an education plan for children with cancer and their families

- Describe nursing management of common aspects related to the treatment of children with cancer

- Identify possible long-term consequences of childhood cancer treatment

Requirements for the successful completion of the program:

- Attendance and signed activity attendance record for all sessions in the program outline

- Completion of evaluation form for all sessions

Participants who successfully complete the program will receive ANCC contact hours.

Workshop Format:

- Lectures

- Small group hands-on sessions

- Discussion sessions with experts

- Case study presentations

Workshop includes the following topics:

- Patient and Family Education

- Chemotherapy Administration

- Long-term effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment

- Management of Central Venous Access Devices

- Nursing Management of Oncologic Emergencies

- Nursing Management of Chemotherapy Side Effects and Pain