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MDONS Annual Conference
SAVE THE DATE! WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018 28th Annual ...

February 7, 2018


Updates in Oncology

28th Annual MDONS Nursing Conference

  Wednesday, February 7, 2018

San Marino Club
1685 E. Big
Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083 (248-689-4615)

 Located just west of John R Rd, on the north side of the street


                           MDONS Members $45                         Non MDONS Members $65         
                      Nursing Students (not yet RN’s) $30

      Registration Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Printed handouts of the  presentations will not be provided. Access all presentation online prior to the conference

 Registration Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2018. Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order
 received. Pre-registration required.  Conference fee is non-refundable, substitutions are accepted.  

Program Agenda

   7:30   Registration & Continental Breakfast

   8:00   Welcome & Announcements

   8:15   Multiple Myeloma 2018:
             Current and Emerging Therapies
Jeffrey Zonder,MD

    9:15   Successfully Navigating
             Diagnosis and Treatment in the
             Age of Targeted Cancer Therapy:
             Cancer Genomic 101
            Alley Welsh, PhD                 

   10:15 Break with exhibits

   10:45 Checkpoint Inhibitors
            Josephine Garnoc, MSN, RN, CRNI, OCN

   11:45 Lunch (provided)

   12:45 Regulating Pain Management:
          Another Piece of the Puzzle
         Linda Vanni, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, NP, AP-PMN

   1:45 Caregiver Fatigue
      Denise Weiss, PhD, FNP, BC, AOCNP

    2:45 Break

    3:00 Proton Therapy
Craig W. Stevens, MD, PhD

4:00 Summary & Evaluation





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2017 submissions


Congratulations to Howard Brown, 2015-2016 Tar Wars poster winner, Walled Lake Consolidated School district.  We are proud of all students that entered the contest, and thank them for sharing an important health message with our community.  Tar Wars is a tobacco-free education program for students. The program is presented every November during Lung Cancer Awareness month and designed to teach kids about the consequences of tobacco use. Thank you to MDONS nurse presenters:  Denise Henderson and Deborah Olszewski for presenting the program to the 4th graders this year!  For more information and to participate in TAR WARS contact: