Evening Survivorship Session at Annual SNO Meeting:
Identifying Needs and Developing Interventions
All registrants to the 2017 Annual SNO Meeting are welcome to attend a special two-hour evening symposium which will offer a combination of networking and focused educational content specifically for nurses and related healthcare professionals.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Nob Hill, Room A-D
5:30-6:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception (Networking session supported by Novocure)
6:30-7:30pm Educational Program (Organized by SNO)
Mary Lovely, RN, PhD
Chris Amidei, APN, PhD
Research focusing on the brain tumor survivorship experience has identified common and persistent problems and needs. Identification of these needs provides opportunities for interventions that can positively impact the survivorship experience. Evidence supporting need-based interventions is slowly evolving but further work is needed.
1. Explore key findings of brain tumor survivorship research.
2. Identify need-based interventions for brain tumor survivors as well as unanswered needs.
I. Key findings from brain tumor survivor research
a. Qualitative and quantitative findings
b. Persistent symptoms
c. Psychological and social needs
d. Employment and financial needs
e. Other issues
II. Need-based interventions
a. Review of need-based interventions
b. Evidence supporting current need-based interventions
III. Areas for future development
a. Preventive interventions
b. Payment and other support for interventions
Advance registration for this session is not required