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PBA Oncology Nursing Society

Putting Evidence into Practice 

24th Annual South Florida

Tri-County Educational Conference

"A Sunshine State of Mind"

Keynote Speaker

Barbara Abernathy, MS PhD LMHC 

When: Saturday November 2, 2019 

Where: Mizner Country Club

                    16104 Mizner Club Dr., Delray Beach, FL 33446


To Register Online for The 24th Tri-County Educational Conference Click to Register Below.

Registration Fee $35.00 Online Only

Registration  includes:

Conference Breakfast, Exhibit Hall, Educational Speakers,

Educational Credits, & Luncheon

 Registration $26 Online Fee before October 15, 2019

Late Registration $35 Online Fee after October 15, 2019 


Registration Closed

Maximum Attendance Reached





24th Annual South Florida Tri-County Educational Program Agenda



8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

Exhibit Hall 





          Dawn Paynter, APRN, AOCNP

          President Palm Beach Area ONS Chapter

9:15 - 10:00

The Current Biosimilar Landscape

Kennon McCollum, DNP, APRN-BC

Oncology Nurse Practitioner/Director of Survivorship Services                

10:00 - 10:30

Break and Exhibits Open 


10:30 - 11:15

Updates in Hereditary Cancer Screening

          Conni Murphy, APRN

          Director of Cancer Genetics & High Risk Clinic 


11:15 - 11:45

Break and Exhibits Open


11:45 - 12 Noon

Door Prizes and Giveaways


 12Noon - 1:15

 Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Cancer in the Media: Changing the Conversation


          Barbara Abernathy, PhD, LMHC

          NCC Certified Licensed Mental Health Counselor

          Director of Pediatric Oncology Support Team



Closing Remarks

          Palm Beach ONS Chapter President, Dawn Paynter

          PB SFTC Conference Chair, Yvonne Stubbs, 2019 President-Elect

          ONS  Broward  Chapter President  

          ONS Miami Chapter President

Purpose and Target Audience

The target audience includes oncology nurses at all levels of practice caring for adult oncology patients.
Approval for Nurses has been obtained by the Southern Florida Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider # 50-12996, Expires 10/31/2020.  
To award up to 3.0 CEU Continuing Education Contact Hours.


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