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IOS 2018 Fall Conference

Fri, September 21, 2018
7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Central Daylight Time)

Join us for an inspirational day of clinical innovations and political insights at the IOS 2018 Fall Conference. We’ll explore best practices in pain management for palliative care patients—addressing key concerns for opioid management—provide effective strategies to meet the legislative changes ahead in 2019, identify programs to help your patients overcome the financial burden of cancer care, and more!



7:30 AM

Registration Open, Networking Breakfast in Resource Center

8:30 AM

Welcome & Introductions

Shobha R. Chitneni, MD, President, Iowa Oncology Society

8:45 AM

IOWA State Legislative Update
Joe Hrdlicka, CAE,  Iowa Biotechnology Association
Danielle Oswald-Thole, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

9:45 AM

Local Watch Report: Liver Cancer on the Rise
Donald J. Hillebrand, MD, UnityPoint Health

10:45 AM

Networking Break in Resource Center

11:15 AM

Pain and Opioid Management in Palliative Care

Bob Twillman, PhD, FACLP, Academy of Integrative Pain Management

12:15 PM

Networking Lunch in Resource Center

1:00 PM

Leveraging a Multidisciplinary Approach to Multiple
Myeloma Care**

Yogesh S. Jethava, MBBS, FACP, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Association of Community Cancer Centers Multidisciplinary  Multiple Myeloma Care Project

2:00 PM

Reimbursement Update of CY 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) & Provider Specific File (PSF)
Speaker: TBA

2:45 PM

Financial Toxicity & Cancer Treatment in America
Fumiko Chino, MD, Duke University Medical Center

3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

**No CE’s for this session

Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel VetroHotel Vetro
201 South Linn Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

There is no room block associated with this conference. If you would like to make accommodations, please contact the hotel directly or book online.

CME/CE Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

The Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc. (IMNE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. IMNE designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc. (IMNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational program provides 4.5 contact hours of continuing education credit.

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