March 9th - March 10th, 2018


Advanced Practice Providers Oncology Summit 2018
Marriott Boston Newton
​​​​​​​2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

Course Overview
The goal of the summit is to foster collaboration, share best practices and provide a forum for peer-to-peer interaction among Advanced Practice Providers (APP) in clinical practice who are actively engaged in the care of oncology patients.  This summit will provide APP learners a broad overview of the latest developments and important current concepts in the multidisciplinary treatment of oncology patients.  Additionally, the summit offers an intimate learning environment to facilitate interaction between learners and faculty so that clinicians can discuss practical patient management issues and then apply their learning once they return to practice.

Intended Learners
Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Oncology Pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of oncology patients.

$75 General Registration
$35 Student Registration*
$125 Late Registration (two weeks prior)
$50 Late Student Registration* (two weeks prior)

* Student is defined as currently enrolled in an advanced learning institution and/or studying in order to enter a particular profession. If you would like to attend as a Student, please contact for further information.

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Cancellation Policy: To receive a full refund, you must contact us at least 60 days prior to the Summit. For cancellations made after the 60-day deadline, your registration fee will be refunded less a $25 cancellation fee if contacting us at least 10 days prior to the Summit. No refunds will be issued after the 10-day deadline.


Friday, March 9, 2018

8:00am – 8:50am | Registration & Breakfast - Exhibit Hall 00:50
8:50am – 9:00am | Welcome & Introductions 00:10
9:00am – 10:00am | What's New in the Treatment of Breast Cancer 01:00
10:00am – 11:00am | Integrating Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer Patients: Where and When
Connie Dahlin, ANP-BC
11:00am – 12:15pm | Non-CE Symposium & Buffet Lunch 01:15
12:15pm – 12:30pm | Break 00:15
12:30pm – 1:30pm | Current Advances in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma 01:00
1:30pm – 2:30pm | The Role of APPs in Caring for Sexual Health in Cancer Survivors
Anne Katz, PhD
2:30pm – 2:50pm | Break 00:20
2:50pm – 3:50pm | CE Symposium 01:00
3:50pm – 4:50pm | Advances in the Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
Peter Enzinger, MD

Saturday, March 10, 2018

8:30am – 9:00am | Check-in 00:30
9:00am – 10:00am | Update on Recently Approved Oncology Drugs 01:00
10:00am – 11:00am | CE Symposium 01:00
11:00 am – 11:20 am | Break 00:20

11:20am – 12:20pm | Model of Care for Survivorship
Nina N. Grenon, DNP, AGCNP-BC, AOCN

12:20pm – 1:30pm | Non-CE Symposium & Buffet Lunch 01:10
1:30pm – 1:45pm | Break 00:15
1:45pm – 2:45pm | Oncologic Emergencies 01:00
2:45pm – 3:45pm | Overcoming the Challenges of Financial Constraints in Cancer Cancer 01:00
3:45pm | Closing Comments 00:00


CE Information

This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 11.0 contact hours of accredited education (which includes 3.0 hours pharmacology).

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 11.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.

This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Pharmacy Association for approval to award up to 11.0 credit hours. Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited as an approver of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

This activity has been submitted to Oregon Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Oregon Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Marriott Boston Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 696-1000

Click here: to receive a special group rate* of $169 per night. 
*Last day to book for special rate: February 8, 2018

Planning Committee

Kayao Lau, MS, ANP-BC, AOCNP
Nurse Practitioner
Dana Farber Community
Cancer Care
Weymouth, MA

Marybeth Singer, MS, ANP-BC, AOCN, ACHPN
Clinical Instructor
Tufts Medical School
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

Robin Sommers, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Graduate
School of Nursing Worcester
Nurse Practitioner
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA



Brian Lee, PharmD
Horizon CME
Clackamas, OR

Cara Williams, PharmD
Horizon CME
Clackamas, OR