Komen CSNJ Set to Host 2019 Breast Cancer Conference: Advancing the Practice of Patient-Centered Care
Conference to examine patient-centered innovations in breast cancer care for improving patient outcomes and experience.
Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey (Komen CSNJ) will host its 2019 Breast Cancer Conference: Advancing the Practice of Patient-Centered Care on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Busch Student Center from 9AM to 2PM.
Advancing the Practice of Patient-Centered Care is a conference for health professionals, patient advocates and other relevant stakeholders to examine patient-centered innovations in breast cancer care delivery and promising concepts for improving patient outcomes and experience. The conference will consist of forward-thinking presentations, audience participation exercises and plentiful networking opportunities.
This event features seven presentations from leading experts on topics such as cultural competency, effective communication, health literacy, staffing solutions, patient engagement and more.
A research preview during lunch from Komen Scholar Dawn Hershman, MD, MS will focus on patient-centered solutions for improving cancer symptoms and their quality of life.
Meet our breakout session leaders:
- Linda Flynn, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Professor, Director, Ph.D. Program, Rutgers School of Nursing
- Bill Jamison, Instructor, Office of Continuing Professional Education, Rutgers University
- Keva White, LCADC, LSW, Consultant, VIP Community Services, Inc.
- Shawna Hudson, Ph.D., Professor, Research Division Chief, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
This event is jointly provided by Komen CSNJ and American Academy of CME, Inc. CME/CNE credit is available. The conference is supported by Investors Bank, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey-CINJ. The breakfast presentation is sponsored by Genomic Health.