Ambulatory Oncology Nursing Perspectives: 2020
MD Anderson Cancer Center is closely following the impact of COVID-19 on global populations and travel. At this time, out of an abundance of caution, we regret to inform you all educational activities through April 29th are being postponed. Your health and safety, and that of our patients and employees, is our highest priority.
April 4, 2020
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Onstead Auditorium, Mitchell Building (BSRB)
6767 Bertner Avenue, Floor 3
Houston, TX 77030
This program should be of value to Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Students and other health care professionals interested in ambulatory oncology care.
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, schedule conflicts and so forth.
Please let us know what specific topics, issues or questions you wish to see addressed or emphasized in this activity. Fax CME/Conference Management at 713-794-1724 or email email@example.com. All responses will be forwarded to the Program Chair for consideration.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, the registered nurse will self-report knowledge gained to implement current advances in the management of the ambulatory oncology patient.
More Information coming soon
Accreditation/Credit Designation Information
Jurisprudence and Ethics:
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This CNE activity is jointly provided by Nancy Yuill, Ph.D., RN and the Texas Nurses’ Association.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses will be awarded up to 6.75 CNE contact hours (which includes 2.00 contact hours towards Jurisprudence and Ethics credit) when requirements for successful completion are met. Nurses must arrive and sign-in no later than 15 minutes after the first session begins. Full participation must occur and at the close of the educational activity, nurses must complete an online evaluation that will only be open for 7 consecutive days. A “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be electronically emailed to the address provided. Persons in a position to control the content of this educational activity have disclosed no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support.
Successful completion of this conference will provide up to to 6.75 CNE contact hours (which includes 2.00 contact hours towards Jurisprudence and Ethics credit)
On-site registration opens at 7:00 am on Saturday, April 4, 2020, in the foyer outside Onstead Auditorium on Floor 3 of the Mitchell Building (BSRB).
The opening session of the conference will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday, and the conference will adjourn at 3:05 pm on Saturrday, April 4, 2020.
Advanced registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited. Please see the registration form for applicable fees.
The conference registration fee includes tuition, breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and the welcome reception.
Student Registration (Undergraduate, unlicensed)...............$15
Jurisprudence and Ethics only.............................$35.00 MDACC Staff - 40.00 Non-MDACC
NCAP Funding Registrations - MD Anderson Employees ONLY
All prepayments must be submitted through the NCAP website by an NCAP Request form prior to attending any conference. Please submit your request via NCAP website asap in order to get it approved by your manager and NCAP in time for the conference.
NCAP website. https://inside.mdanderson.org/departments/nursing/ncap.html
Registration On-line (Above): you may experience intermittent problems with creating new profile accounts for new registrations. If a problem does occur, please feel free to click the Printable Form (Below) and fax to our offices 713-794-1724. Please note the fax machine is located in a secured vault room.
There are two other ways to register:
CME/Conference Management, Unit 1781
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 301407
Houston, TX 77230-1707
Fax to: 713-794-1724 (Printable Form)
We accept the following forms of payment:
• Check (payable through U.S. banks only)
• Money Order
• Credit Cards (MasterCard, VISA, and American Express)
• Cash (on-site registration only)
A receipt and confirmation letter will be sent to you within ten working days of receipt of your fee.
The registration fee, minus a $25.00 administrative handling fee, is refundable if a written request is received on or before March 20, 2020. No refunds will be granted after that date. The request for a registration refund must include the tax identification number of the company or institution if registration was paid by a company or institution check. For additional information, contact CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free at 866-849-5866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to cancel activities prior to the scheduled date if low enrollment or other circumstances make it necessary. Each registrant will be notified by mail, email or at the phone or fax numbers given on the registration form.
In case of activity cancellation, the liability of the Department of CME/Conference Management is limited to the registration fee. CME/Conference Management will refund the full registration fee.
The Department of CME/Conference Management reserves the right to limit the number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.
Hotel and Transportation
Please click here for a list of area hotels.
Houston is served by two airports, George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU). The following forms of ground transportation are available to and from the airports to the Medical Center.
Taxis: estimated fare; $55 - $65 USD (one way) Hobby/Medical Center
Taxis: estimated fare: $65 - 80 USD (one way) Houston IAH/Medical Center
Yellow Cab Company (713) 236-1111
United Cab Company (713) 699-0000
Lyft - (Bush IAH)
Lyft - (Hobby Airport)
Uber - (Bush IAH)
Uber - (Hobby Airport)
Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Parking is located at the intersection of Bertner Avenue and Moursund Street in the John P. McGovern Commons Building, which is directly behind the George and Cynthia Mitchell Basic Sciences Research Building. The cost for parking is $13. There is an EasyPay Stations on the first floor, instead of a cashier. The EasyPay Station is a self-serve payment station and will take cash or credit cards. You feed your ticket into the machine, it tells you how much you owe, you then pay that amount and the machine returns your "paid" ticket. Take the "paid" ticket to the exit gate and feed it into a machine there to raise the gate and exit the garage.
Take the elevators to the first floor. Walk through the breezeway into the Basic Science Research building and the elevators are directly inside. Take the elevator to the third floor. Turn to the right as you exit the elevators.
Please remember- parking fees will NOT be reimbursed.
Directions to MD Anderson
Houston Area Information
Photographing, audio taping and video taping are prohibited.
Contact the Department of CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free at 866-849-5866, if you have any special dietary or ADA accommodation needs.