Emerging Trends -
The 1st Annual Sonya Greenwood Memorial Seminar

Using Evidence-Based Practice in Patient Care

Program Overview

This program was designed to explain how patient centered care incorporates all elements of evidence-based practice (research, clinician experience, patient preferences and values, and patient history and assessment). Also, participants will learn about the integration of evidence-based practice when managing oncology patients' symptoms/side effects.

Guest Speaker

The keynote presentation will be presented by Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, a nationally recognized nursing leader and educator best known for promoting evidence-based practice in nursing across the United States and globally. She was recently named the Dean of the Frank S. Groner Endowed Memorial School of Professional Studies at East Texas Baptist University. She is also a clinical professor and director for advancement of evident-based practice at Arizona State University.

Continuing Nursing Education Credit

Nurses who attend this program in its entirety will be awarded 2.5 contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the ONS, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's COA.


This course has no associated registration fee. Dinner, all course materials/handouts, and Continuing Nursing Education Credits are provided free of charge.


Thursday, November 21, 2013


5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner and Registration (program to follow).


The first floor Auditorium of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681.

Further Information

Please contact Nursing Education at 732-235-8784 or via e-mail at

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LocationRutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Start Time of CourseNov 21, 2013 5:30 pm
End Time of CourseNov 21, 2013 8:30 pm
Registration DeadlineNov 6, 2013 11:59 pm

Registration deadline is two weeks before course, subject to availability (course may close earlier). Course fees DO NOT include parking and must be received at least two weeks prior to the course. Refunds will only be given to those who cancel 24 hours prior to the course.

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