Practical Approaches to Lymphoma Treatment for Nurses 2018

Chicago, IL US
May 4, 2018
The 15th International Ultmann Chicago Lymphoma Symposium (IUCLS) is an annual conference dedicated solely to the science and clinical care of lymphoma. In conjunction with this year's symposium, we are excited to offer an additional session that is dedicated to the educational needs of nurses.
Nurses face unique challenges when caring for patients with lymphoma as both scientific and clinical knowledge and skills are continually evolving. In this dynamic session, lymphoma experts will address the fundamental challenges nurses face in lymphoma care and how to overcome them.

To learn more about IUCLS and to register, click here!

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment and diagnosis of lymphoma.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evolving treatment options for patients with lymphoma;
  • Identify challenges associated with chemotherpay adherence and the management of toxicities;
  • Discuss approaches to addressing the toxicity of checkpoint inhibitors with lymphoma patients.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Lara Kozloff
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 834–3730
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.25 Participation
Event starts: 
05/04/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/04/2018 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Kimpton Gray Hotel
122 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
United States
Like a well-tailored suit, Kimpton Gray Hotel has been designed with you in mind. No detail has gone unnoticed, no amenity spared. Set in a historic building that’s considered one of Chicago’s finest landmarks, this is the height of opulence – but it’s also triumphantly modern. Think smart, sophisticated, and stylish – much like a perfectly fitted suit from London’s famed Savile Row.
Phone: Please call the hotel at 877-771-7031 and identify yourself as part of the University of Chicago International Ultmann Chicago Lymphoma Symposium 2018 with the special meeting/group code: X43
Online: Click the button below to book online!
Run of the House: $219
Check-in: 3:00pm, Check-out: 12:00pm
Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes.
Individual guests must make their own reservations by 5:00 pm, April 12, 2018. After the cut-off date, it is at the hotel’s discretion whether to accept additional reservations, which will be subject to prevailing group rates based on availability. An early departure charge equal to 1 night plus tax will apply for check out prior to the confirmed checkout date. Guests wishing to avoid this fee must advise the hotel at or before check-in.
Individual reservations can be canceled 24 hours or more prior to arrival without penalty. If a reservation is canceled within 24 hours of arrival, a 1 night room and tax charge will apply.
Parking: Daily parking fee for attendees coming soon!

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-834-3730 or via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Sonali M. Smith, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Section of Hematology/Oncology
  Director, Lymphoma Program
  The University of Chicago
  Chicago, IL
  Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc
  Associate Director for Clinical Services
  Rutgers Cancer Institute Medical Director
  Oncology Service Line
  RWJ Barnabas Health Director, Lymphoma Program
  Division of Blood Disorders Professor of Medicine
                            Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
                            New Brunswick, NJ
  Barbara Pro, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Division of Hematology/Oncology
  Northwestern University
  Feinberg School of Medicine
  Chicago, IL

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
The University of Chicago Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)  (OH-355, 7/1/2019)
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 3.25 continuing nursing education units.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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