Sixth Annual Scripps Cancer Care Symposium

Join us September 28-29, 2018 in San Diego!

Join us September 28-29, 2018 in San Diego!

During this conference renowned faculty will present the latest evidence-based oncology care and provide practical strategies and tools to improve quality of life for cancer patients.

About the Conference

About the Conference

Conference Location

Conference Location

Hilton San Diego Resort

1775 E Mission Bay Drive

San Diego, California 92109

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Conference Details

Conference Details

Course Overview

The Scripps Cancer Care Symposium is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, and other health care professionals dedicated to the field of hematology/oncology that practice in settings across the continuum of care. During this two day conference, attendees will benefit from an intimate learning environment in which renowned faculty will present the latest in evidence-based oncology care and provide practical strategies and tools helping you to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact and network with like-minded colleagues while earning CE credits!

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate current issues and trends in cancer care.
  • Discuss new therapeutic options for the treatment of a number of common malignancies.
  • Identify strategies to integrate evidence-based cancer care into your practice.
  • Describe evidence-based standards of care includ­ing innovations in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Establish networking relationships with clini­cal colleagues on contemporary nursing and advanced practice provider solutions. 

Accreditation and Disclosures

Board of Registered Nursing

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15199 for 9.0 Contact Hours on Friday, September 28, 2018 and 9.0 Contact Hours on Saturday, September 29, 2018. No partial hours will be given.


American Association of Nurse Practitioners

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 15 contact hours of accredited education.


American Academy of Physician Assistants

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 15 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.


Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points. ONCC review is only for designating content to be used for recertification points and is not for CNE accreditation. CNE programs must be formally approved for contact hours by an acceptable accreditor/approver of nursing CE to be used for recertification by ONCC. If the CNE provider fails to obtain formal approval to award contact hours by an acceptable accrediting/approval body, no information related to ONCC recertification may be used in relation to the program.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME Accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event details
Date Time
Fri, Sep 28th, 2018 - Sat, Sep 29th, 2018 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.