2018 Gynecologic Oncology Symposium

Friday, October 12, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Value: $150.00

Cost: $45.00 for general registrants.


Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. NMC students can attend at no cost (they do not receive CE). NMC Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.


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Physicians, Nurses, and other Healthcare providers caring for the GYN oncology patient.


This program will provide information on current evidence-based guidelines and outcomes for the care of patients with gynecologic malignancies and non-malignancies.


Program Objectives:

  • Identify the rationale on when to incorporate palliative care into a patient's treatment plan
  • Discuss why palliative care collaboration is useful to the GYN oncology population
  • Identify risk factors that are associated with an increased incidence of GYN oncology diagnoses
  • Discuss the appropriate genetic testing useful with GYN oncology diagnoses
  • Describe ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Discuss recent NCCN staging guidelines for ovarian cancer
  • Discuss how different age groups process a cancer diagnosis
  • Identify both verbal and non-verbal communication techniques to assist on referring patients to Harpers Hope supportive services
  • Review current updates in triaging pap tests
  • Discuss staging and current treatment guidelines for cervical cancer
  • Identify fertility-sparing options


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form within 30 days of the program.


Agenda Topic
8:00 – 8:45am GYN Oncology and Palliative Care Collaboration

Dr. Niyati Nadkarni

8:45 – 9:30am Genetics and Risk Factors Associated with GYN Oncology Patients

Tracey Kolund, PA-C

9:30 –10:15am Ovarian Cancer and Staging Guidelines

Dr. Peter Morris

10:15-10:30am Break
10:30-11:15am “How Did I Get Here?” – Mentally Processing a Cancer Diagnosis

Becky Childers, PA-C

11:15-12:00pm Cervical Cancer Updates

Dr. Brent Tierney

12:00pm Closing Remarks

Continuing Education

Physicians: The Nebraska Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Nebraska Methodist Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nurses: 3.75 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #: 1019-9. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education reference #NED0108020 has approved this program for 4.5 Category A credits.

Education Credit: 3.75 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Division of Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

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Dr. Niyati Nadkarni, GYN Oncology, Methodist Oncology GYN Clinic

Tracey Kolund, PA-C, GYN Oncology, Methodist Oncology GYN Clinic

Dr. Peter Morris, Methodist Oncology GYN Clinic

Becky Childers, PA-C, Methodist Oncology GYN Clinic

Dr. Brent Tierney, Methodist Oncology GYN Clinic

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Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development

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Omaha, NE 68114


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