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Cancer Programs

2024 鶹ýCancer Conference

February 22-24, 2024 | Austin, TX

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2024 鶹ýCancer Conference

Improving Cancer Care for All

Join Cancer Programs leaders and your peers in Austin, TX for three days of learning, interaction, and networking. Plan to participate in the only conference and workshops that are developed by program leaders who serve the 鶹ýCancer Programs. The conference content has been designed to address new accreditation standards, services, and resources to improve care, and future innovations that have been developed to support the accredited Commission on Cancer (CoC), National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), and National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) facilities and the patients they serve.

Objectives

  • Describe changes to accreditation standards, services and resources available to cancer programs, and important future developments available to accredited cancer programs.
  • Illustrate how the quality improvement process, quality measures, National Cancer Database (NCDB) real-time reports, American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging protocols, operative standards and synoptic operative reports, and other tools can be applied in local programs to improve performance and care for patients with cancer.
  • Develop and implement efficient and effective program structures and processes to ensure a successful accreditation site visit.

Audience

This conference is for all members of the multidisciplinary care team at healthcare facilities that treat patients with cancer, including but not limited to:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Cancer Program Administrators
  • Breast Program Directors
  • Breast Program Leadership Committee Members
  • Rectal Cancer Program Directors
  • Rectal Cancer Program Coordinators
  • Rectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Team Members
  • Cancer Committee Chairs
  • Cancer Committee Members
  • Physicians (Cancer Liaison Physicians, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists)
  • State Chairs
  • Quality Improvement Professionals
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Navigators
  • Nurses
  • Cancer Registrars

Continuing Education

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for physicians, Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credits for nurses, and Continuing Education (CE)Credits for Cancer Registrars will be available.

Questions? Please email your inquiry to cancerprogramsevents@facs.org.