Muehlbauer, RN, MSN, AOCNS
[R], is a clinical nurse specialist for VA San Diego Healthcare System and academic educator for San Diego State University in California.
"Not only do we offer tran-sarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for hepatobiliary malignancies, but we are moving into new technologies such as bland microspheres or those that slowly release either radiation or drug-eluting beads (DEB) containing a select number of chemotherapies," says ONS member Diana Wortham, MSN, RN, OCN [R], AOCNS
[R], APRN-CNS, an oncology clinical nurse specialist at Mission Health in Asheville, NC.
Galvin, MS, RN, AOCNS
, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Karmanos Cancer Center, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.
Christina Marino, RN, MSN, FNP, AOCNS
[R], is the clinical nurse specialist for hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant at the University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center.
ROBERTA KAPLOW, PhD, RN, AOCNS
, CCNS, CCRN, is a Clinical Nurse Educator, Innovex, Inc., Parsippany, NJ.
"This is the best IOL yet and not to be missed," says Planning Team Member Gail Kwarciany, RN, MSN, BC, OCN [R], AOCNS [R].
The special closing session will be presented by Debra Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS [R], FAAN, and David Kissane will help attendees to gain insight into the science of evolving grief.
Planning Team Member Patricia Rushton, RN, PhD, AOCN [R], AOCNP [R], explains, "The speakers have first-hand experience in dealing with environmental exposure and will review the recent events to give us a better understanding of how to protect ourselves."
As I read the Up Front article by Contributing Editor Paula Muehlbauer, RN, MSN, AOCNS
ONS member Lynne Bentley, RN, MSN, MBA, AOCNS [R], director of nursing and director of medical oncology at Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) in Las Vegas describes how the institute's outreach and education department not only motivates staff but also takes the message to local businesses and health fairs to spread the word that better health today may mean less disease later.
Fessele, RN, MSN, APN-C, AOCN [R], ONS Staff Writer