Practical Approaches to Lymphoma Treatment for Nurses

Chicago, IL US
April 12, 2019
The 16th 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 dedicated to 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 why survivorship is important in the treatment of lymphoma;
  • Discuss different toxicity management techniques for lymphoma patients;
  • Assess how to address the psychosocial impacts of lymphoma for patients.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Sarah Moellering
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-0016
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Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.25 Participation
Event starts: 
04/12/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/12/2019 - 11:30am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Agenda subject to change.

InterContinental Magnificent Mile
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
The InterContinental Chicago was built in 1929 and remains a true icon of the great city of Chicago. Situated right on the Chicago Magnificent Mile, one block north of the Chicago River, attendees have easy access to restaurants, high end shopping and all the attractions the city has to offer.
Reservations and Rates:
  • Room Rates: $209+ USD per night; Grand Tower
  • Check-in: 3:00PM CT, Check-out: 11:00AM CT
To reserve a sleeping room attached to the group room block:
  • Phone: Please call the hotel at 800-628-2112 and identify yourself as part of the Chicago Lymphoma Symposium 2019 or reference booking code F93.
  • Online: Should you prefer, you can also book online by clicking the button below.
Note: The group link is not tablet or mobile friendly. The link automatically populates the peak contracted dates. Click on “change search” to personalize dates.
Note: Sleeping room rate does not include applicable state and local taxes.
Individual guests must make their own reservations by 5:00 PM CT on March 21, 2019. 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 one (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 at least 72 hours prior to arrival date without penalty. If a reservation is canceled within 72 hours of arrival, a 1 night room and tax charge will apply.
Valet parking at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel will be available to registered attendees who are driving to the conference. Attendees will be responsible for the daily valet fee of $71 USD per day. There is no self-parking available at the InterContinental.

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 CreditsTM. 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.
American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABIM. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.

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