POEM-St Jude Nursing Workshop

Muscat, Oman

POEM-St Jude Nursing Workshop

Purpose:

- 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

Audience:

- 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.

Objectives:

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

This 2-day 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