July 12th - July 13th, 2019


About APP Oncology Summit


Philadelphia Marriott Airport Hotel
1 Arrivals Rd, Terminal B
Philadelphia, PA 19153

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 Philadelphia this July to earn CE credits and learn the latest clinical and practical strategies to improve care for your oncology patients.

 Registration Price


 Early Bird - $40

April 12, 2019

 Super Saver - $55

June 11, 2019

 Advanced - $70

June 27, 2019

 Last Chance - $85

July 11, 2019

 On-Site - $125

July 12-13, 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 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, July 12, 2019


Registration Opens & Breakfast Available in Exhibit Hall


Welcome & Introductions


Medical Cannabinoids: Is There Evidence for Their Use in Cancer Patients? 
» Samuel Hardy, MD (Cooper )


Real World Challenges and Solutions for the Management of Polycythemia Vera 


Break -  Refreshments in Exhibit Hall


Making it Personal: Taking an Individualized Approach to the Treatment of Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (PTCL)    
» Steven M. Horwitz, MD


Buffet Lunch & Non-CE Symposium
Sponsored by Incyte


Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall


Incorporating of Biosimilars into Oncology Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for Clinicians  
» Rowena (Moe) Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP (University of Cincinnati)


Recently Approved Oncology Drugs: New Indications and Clinical Experience 
» Rowena (Moe) Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP (University of Cincinnati)


Break -  Refreshments in Exhibit Hall


Modern Oncology Clinical Trials: Supporting APPs in the Collaborative Multidisciplinary Care of Oncology Clinical Trial Participants  
» Maria Hendricks, MSN, RN (Abramson Cancer Center)

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall


Saturday, July 13, 2019


Check-in & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall


Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits (Hour 1) 
» Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, RN-BC, ANP-BC


Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits (Hour 2) 
» Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, RN-BC, ANP-BC


Break -  Refreshments in Exhibit Hall


Evidence-Based Strategies for the Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation 
» Todd Hultman, NP


Diagnostic Radiology Review: What Imaging Studies to Order and What Will They Tell Us? 
» Craig Baribault, MD (Jefferson)


Buffet Lunch & Non-CE Symposium
Sponsored by Taiho Oncology


Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall


Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy:
A Case-based Review for Advanced Practice Providers

» Patricia A. Mangan RN MSN APRN-BC (Abramson Cancer Center)


Incorporating Primary Palliative Care Into Your Practice
» Marybeth Singer, MS, ANP-BC, AOCN, ACHPN (Tufts University Medical School​​​​​​​)


Closing Comments


CE Information

This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 12.0 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 12.0 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 12.0 credit hours. Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited as an approver of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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 up to 12 contact 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.

Philadelphia Marriott Airport Hotel
1 Arrivals Rd, Terminal B
Philadelphia, PA 19153

To make hotel reservations at the venue and receive a special discounted rate of $139 + tax per night, call 215-492-9000 or 800-228-9290 and mention you are with the group "Horizon CME - APP Oncology Summit".

The deadline to reserve with the group rate is June 20, 2019. Rates are subject to availability - space is limited, so be sure to reserve early.

Course starts in 3 months

Base Price $125.00