Los Angeles

February 8th - February 9th, 2019


About APP Oncology Summit


Delta Hotels Anaheim
Garden Grove

12021 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Welcome to the Advanced Practice Providers Oncology Summit, the CE conference devoted to providing the latest developments in the multidisciplinary treatment of oncology patients and practical patient management issues.

Join us for this 2-day program in warm, sunny Los Angeles this February to earn CE credits and learn the latest clinical and practical strategies to improve care for your oncology patients.

 Registration Price


 Early Bird - $40

November 9, 2018

 Super Saver - $55

January 8, 2019

 Advanced - $70

January 24, 2019

 Last Chance - $85

February 7, 2019

 On-Site - $125

February 8-9, 2019

  • Summit registration fee is discounted $10 for one (1) day registration.
  • Student* registration is a flat fee of $35.
    *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 info@horizoncme.com for further information.

Course Overview
The goal of this summit is to share best practices, foster collaboration, and provide a forum for peer-to-peer interaction among Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in clinical practice who are actively engaged in the care of oncology patients. This summit will provide APP learners a broad scope 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 attendees 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.

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Cancellation Policy: Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Please note: times are subject to change. Please check the syllabus for the most current version of the agenda upon arriving at the summit.

Friday, February 8, 2019

7:00am - 8:50am

Breakfast Available

Exhibit Hall

8:00am-8:50am Registration Opens Foyer

8:50am - 9:00am

Welcome & Introductions

General Session Room

9:00am - 10:00am

PARP Inhibitors: The Future of Hereditary Breast Cancer Treatment
»Joanne Mortimer, MD, FACP

General Session Room

10:00am - 11:00am

Modern Multidisciplinary Treatment of Malignant Gliomas: A Case-Based Perspective
»Daniela Bota, MD, PhD
»Dan Beverly Fu, MBA, MSN, NP-C

General Session Room

11:00am - 11:20am


Exhibit Hall

11:20am - 12:20pm

Cancer-Associated Thrombosis: Considerations for Prevention and Treatment and the Role of DOACs
»Casey O'Connell, MD, FACP

General Session Room

12:20pm - 1:20pm

Buffet Lunch & Non-CE Symposium

Symposium Room 

 Sponsored by Incyte

1:20pm - 1:45pm

Dessert Break

Exhibit Hall

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Survivorship Care Planning: An Interactive Patient Case Workshop
»Leslie Heron, APRN, FNP-BC, NC-BC

General Session Room

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Recently Approved Oncology Drugs: New Indications and Clinical Experience
»Iris Zhao, PharmD, APh, BCOP, BCPS

General Session Room

3:45pm - 4:00pm


Exhibit Hall

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fertility Preservation in Patients with Cancer: Strategies to Support Reproductive Decision-Making Before Treatment
»Allison Winacoo, MSN, RN, CPNP, CPHON, BMTCN

General Session Room

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Network Reception

Exhibit Hall

6:00pm - 8:00pm On behalf of Taiho Oncology, you are invited to attend a complimentary dinner and expert-led educational presentation. Morton's The Steakhouse
1895 South Harbor Blvd Anaheim, CA 92802

Saturday, February 9, 2019

7:30am - 8:00am

Check-in & Breakfast

Exhibit Hall

8:00am - 9:00am

Management of Immunotherapy-Related Toxicities: A Patient-Case Approach
»Jennifer Peterson, MSN, RN, OCN, BMTCN

General Session Room

9:00am - 10:00am

Shared Decision Making Discussion Forum for Advanced Practice Providers in Oncology Care
»Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN

General Session Room

10:00am - 10:20am


Exhibit Hall

10:20am - 11:20am

Diagnostic Radiology Review: What Imaging Studies to Order and What Will They Tell Us?
»Cody MacMillan, MD

General Session Room

11:20am - 12:20pm

Medical Cannabis: Is There Evidence for its Use in Cancer Patients?
»Amy Carver, PharmD​​​​​​​

General Session Room

12:20 - 1:20pm

Buffet Lunch & Non-CE Symposium

Symposium Room

Sponsored by Exelixis

1:20pm - 1:45pm

Dessert Break

Exhibit Hall

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy: A Case-based Review for Advanced Practice Providers
»Sara Larson, MD​​​​​​​

General Session Room

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Incorporating Primary Palliative Care Into Your Practice
​​​​​​​»Kasey Malotte, PharmD, BCPS​​​​​​​

General Session Room


Closing Comments

General Session

On-Site Info


Wi-Fi Network:  Delta_GUEST
2nd Wi-Fi Network:  Delta_LOBBY
There is no password required.  Wi-Fi is free.


Complimentary self-parking $15 per car overnight


Summit Learning Objectives

  • Discuss evidence-based strategies for the management of hematologic and non-hematologic malignancies            

  • Identify strategies for incorporating patient-specific care needs into a survivorship care plan

  • Create oncology patient care plans that incorporate prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) to reduce morbidity and mortality

  • Review the tenets of shared-decision making in oncology care and explore strategies for incorporating them into daily oncology practice

  • Summarize recently approved oncology pharmacotherapies and review safety and efficacy data with patients

  • Communicate with men and women with cancer about fertility concerns to improve their awareness and understanding of available fertility preservation options

  • Anticipate adverse reactions associated with cancer treatment regimens and employ prevention and mitigation strategies to reduce morbidity in cancer patients

  • Review the pharmacologic, clinical and evidence-based data related to use of medical cannabis in patients with cancer

  • Discuss strategies for ordering appropriate radiographic imaging studies in patients with cancer and communicating pre-imaging instructions to prepare patients prior to testing

  • Outline strategies for implementing primary palliative care into everyday oncology practice

  • Identify opportunities for interprofessional collaboration within the cancer care team

CE Information

This activity is approved for 12.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 4.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19013515. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. 


This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 12.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs. 

The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

This conference is approved for up to 12.0 credit hours by the Washington State Pharmacy Association. 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation through the joint providership of the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation and Horizon CME.

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon completion, NPs and RNs will be awarded 12 contact and 4.0 pharmacology hours.


How to obtain credit for attendance (eligibility requirement and process for obtaining certificate)
To receive documentation of credit, participants must:

  1. Attend the educational activity
  2. Complete the online evaluation form


We want to ensure that your time at the APP Oncology Summit is convenient and memorable. Staying at our host hotel provides a hassle-free experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove
12021 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840

To make hotel reservations at the venue and receive a special discounted rate of $149 + tax per night, call 888-236-2427 and request the group rate for "Oncology Summit".

The deadline to reserve with the group rate is January 7, 2019. Rates are subject to availability - space is limited, so be sure to reserve early.