ECCO2017: European Cancer Congress



ECCO 2017 – EONS Session

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EONS Session: Current challenges, future opportunities in cancer nursing

Friday 27 January 2017, 9.00-17.00

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome EONS President, D. Kelly (UK)

09:15 – 10:30 Cancer nursing in Europe 2017: Opportunities and challenges

Chair: D. Kelly (UK)

Valuing cancer nursing, P. Naredi (SE)
The current situation of cancer nursing in Europe (Review Oncopolicy Project), D. Kelly (UK)
The impact nurses have on the health of the global population, J. Shamian (CH)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Developing and sustaining the European cancer nursing workforce

Chair: T. Wiseman (UK)

Workforce Dynamics – Future Directions, A.M. Rafferty (UK)
The importance of strong leadership for retaining cancer nurses, L. Sharp (SE)
Work environment and strategies to improve work satisfaction, J. Broekhuizen (NL)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:40 Signposting hot topics of the ECCO2017 Congress, P. Crombez (B)

13:40 – 14:30 Influencing cancer care, the power of nursing

Chair: E. van Muilekom (NL)

Influencing national politics, the way to success, J. Lambregts (NL)
Innovation practice and better patient outcomes, Y. Wengström (SE)

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 16:30 The future of cancer nursing

Chair: R. Verity (UK)

New generation cancer nurses needs, S. Torcato Parreira (PT) and M. Van Klinken (NL)
Schwartz Center Rounds to enhance compassionate care: results from a national UK evaluation, C. Taylor (UK)
Is there a gold standard for effective transitions from curative to palliative care? H. Ullgren (SE)

16:30 – 17:00 EONS Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 and closing remarks, D. Kelly (UK)

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