Share your expertise and experience with the multidisciplinary oncology community.
We are interested in hearing from knowledge leaders who are innovative, inspiring presenters able to create new interactive experiences for our meeting attendees. All ACCC members are invited to submit presentation proposals.
The ACCC National Oncology Conference is the premier collaborative event for all oncology disciplines, including administrators, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and physicians from both the hospital and private practice settings. Participants travel to this conference from all regions of the U.S.
ACCC seeks high quality, relevant presentations designed to engage attendees with actionable information. Content should:
- provide valuable takeaways for oncology professionals
- be suitable for multiple generations and a variety of learning types
- provide high-impact, innovative professional development
- help prepare oncology programs and practices for the evolving healthcare business environment.
Educational sessions range from small groups of 40 to general sessions of 450. Presentations are scheduled in one-hour intervals, which should include time for discussion and questions.
The following are examples of suggested topics for the ACCC 2014 National Oncology Conference; however, presentation proposal submissions are not limited to these areas:
- Strategies for meeting CoC accrual requirements
- Implementing and/or growing a clinical trials program
- Reimbursement issues in clinical trials
New to Oncology
- Infusion center staffing; nursing ratios; scheduling strategies
- ICD-10 and its impact in oncology
- Models for cancer program staffing and scheduling
- Navigation services; growing beyond breast navigation
- CoC Accreditation issues; strategies for meeting standards
Issues in Rural Cancer Care
- Survival strategies for rural practices
- Efficient, cost-effective models for serving rural communities
- Telemedicine/telepharmacy initiatives
- Clinical trials in the rural setting
Quality, Value, and Outcomes
- Key metrics for measuring cancer care quality
- Optimal utilization of non-physician practitioners
- How to communicate quality to external stakeholders (regulatory agencies, payers, and patients)
- Strategies for creating oncology dashboards
- Using HIEs and EHRs to demonstrate quality, value, and outcomes
- Integrating distress screening, navigation, and palliative care to improve quality
Deadline for proposal submission: Friday, March 28, 2014.
Download the submission form and email completed submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are submitting a proposal on behalf of another individual, please enter the information for the person who will be making the presentation.
Download guidelines about reimbursement and responsibilities.
To ensure a balanced program, all submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by ACCC's Program Committee. Proposals are reviewed and scored based on content, format, and presenter credentials.
- Content—Is the proposal credible, relevant, and innovative?
- Format— Is the format conducive to adult learning? Are participatory learning formats used? Are horizontal collaborative learning opportunities used (vs. one-to-many lectures)?
- Presenter— Is the presenter knowledgeable, experienced, and credible in the proposed content area?
Presentations of a commercial nature that promote or market particular products and/or services will not be considered.
In April, you will be notified on the status of your submission. If you have questions or need further information, contact Elana Plotkin at email@example.com or call 301.984.9496 x214.