Improving Patient Outcomes for Cancer Immunotherapies
As the patient outcomes for cancer immunotherapy continually improve, this conference will showcase best practice from NHS teams across the country. Take this unique opportunity to learn more about the effectiveness of immunotherapy in different tumour sites, understanding and responding to toxicity, constructive advice for growing your service to meet demand and practical tips for broadening nursing roles in oncology.
Now in it’s 2nd year, this immunotherapy training event will offer delegates practical strategies for effective service delivery and expansion. Bring your whole immunotherapy team and share knowledge with professors, consultants and nursing staff on:
- Expanding your service to meet demand: strategies to deliver quality IO at scale
- Treating melanoma with IO: latest developments, patient administration and toxicity
- Treating lung cancer with IO: latest developments, patient administration and toxicity
- Treating renal cancer with IO: latest developments, patient administration and toxicity
- 24 hour triage tool : grading toxicities using algorithms and guidelines
- Assessing toxicity case studies: real life examples of how to deal with challenging cases
- Growing nursing roles to empower patients: educating patients to report side effects
Attend this one informative day and discover how to progress not just your cancer immunotherapy service, but also your role within it. Through facilitated networking, inspirational presentations and engaging interactive sessions, this day will boost your knowledge on a number of key issues including:
- Managing increasing patient numbers: maximising capacity without compromising quality
- Understanding key developments for IO: mapping lung, renal and melanoma progress
- Assessing and treating toxicity: identifying, triaging and managing side effects
- Confidently using the latest algorithms and tools to grade toxicity: practical tips
- How nurses can empower and educate patients: expanding the nursing role in IO
If you would like to know more about how immunotherapy can be effectively delivered in an NHS setting or what the latest research says about patient outcomes, then book your place at this unique NHS conference today. This forward-looking agenda will improve the working knowledge of:
- Consultant Medical Oncologists
- Clinical Oncologist
- Advanced Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Nurse Specialists
- Oncology Nurse Specialists
Have you considered sponsoring or exhibiting at this day? If you join us in 2017, you will be able to talk directly to this audience of Oncology professionals, build familiarity and take away leads.
If you belong to an association or network that is related to Oncology, Cancer or Immunotherapy, SBK would welcome working with you. We can offer your members or network a discounted rate and a link with your website here:
Please email Nichola.firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
This event has been researched with and sculpted by the experience of past attendees from ‘Managing patients on cancer immunotherapies’, held in London in December 2016. Delegates from this event told us that it was ‘So valuable for anyone giving immunotherapies’ and ‘Exciting times and valuable information learnt today’.
View further details and find out how to buy the documentation for Setting up your 24-7 Nurse-led Cancer Hotline
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
EXPANDING YOUR IMMUNOTHERAPY SERVICE
|09.40||Delivering immunotherapy at scale: effective treatment for larger patient numbers|
Strategies to streamline IO service delivery: what are we working towards?
Nurse-led immunotherapy: how the service works in practice and outcomes so far
Maximising capacity to meet demand: telephone assessments and other solutions
Joanne Upton, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse & Skin Cancer ANP, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
|10.10||Melanoma case study: experiences of delivering immunotherapy for skin cancer patients|
Insight into specific melanoma cases: lessons learnt and improvements made
Administration and side effects: improving ways to manage the patient
Developments and experience to date: how immunotherapy has changed within this service
|11.10||Lung cancer case study: developing effective immune-oncology treatments |
Commination strategies: success and drawbacks of immunotherapy for this cancer site
Current position: what we know about immune checkpoint inhibitors for lung cancer treatment
Next steps: what improvements are needed for optimal use in clinical practice?
Professor Gary Middleton, Professor of Medical Oncology, School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham
|11.40||Renal cancer case study: outlining patient treatment, experience and side effects|
Lessons learnt and improvements made: insight into specific kidney cancer cases
Identifying and managing the side effects: how did they change as the disease progressed?
Evidence and experience to date: how immunotherapy has changed within this service
|12.10||Q&A with morning speakers|
MANAGING SIDE EFFECTS
|1.40||Understanding toxicity: identification and management of immunotherapy side effects|
24 hour triage tool: mapping how it works and why it was developed
Grading side effects: deciding severity, where and when to assess patients who phone in
Tools, algorithms and guidelines: mapping what’s available to help and what is upcoming
Philippa Jones, Macmillan Associate Acute Oncology Nurse Advisor, NIHR Clinical Research Network: West Midlands.
|2.10||Side effect case studies: assessing acute toxicity in immunotherapy patients|
What side effects should you be looking out for and what causes these symptoms?
Dealing with challenges in practice: how to approach complex cases
Real life examples: following and supporting patients from treatment to outcome
Liz Gifford, Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
GROWING NURSE ROLES
|3.10||Expanding nursing roles: engaging and empowering patients to report side effects |
National good practice guidelines: what encourages patients to report their symptoms?
How nurses can educate patients: boosting outcomes by building stronger relationships
Understanding and responding to individual patient risks, such as not presenting
Dr Catherine Oakley, Chemotherapy Nurse Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
|3.40||Group discussion: how can your service adapt to the growing demand for immunotherapy treatment?|
As immunotherapy becomes an option for increasing numbers of patients, how will your service maximise capacity and grow with the demand? Share your experiences of hiring new staff, training your existing team and coping with the increased workload.
|4.10||Close of day|
Keep up to date with the latest developments in cancer immunotherapies, with a wide range of experienced speakers including:
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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- Bed & Breakfast accommodation for Monday 4th December 2017 at Park Plaza, Leeds : £110 + VAT (subject to availability. Lower rates may be found by booking directly with on-line accommodation website)
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Certification of Attendance
A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to each participant who completes the course, as a record of your continuing professional training and development.
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