Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12:00 PM EST
Presented by Denise Friesema, MS, RN, OCN, this webinar will:
- Discuss the role of the oncology nurse in clinical trials
- Provide an overview of the staff nurse and clinical trial nurse roles as clinical provider, coordinator, patient advocate, and data recorder
- Offer participants a chance to ask questions during a live question and answer period
Register for this informative free webinar now!
Clinical trials are essential to the development of new agents to advance personalized cancer care. The role of the oncology nurse in the coordination of clinical trials is pivotal to the success of the trial and most importantly the data produced for publication and presentation. This session will provide an overview of the staff nurse and clinical trial nurse roles as clinical provider, coordinator, patient advocate and data recorder.
Denise Friesema, MS, RN, OCN is the Director of Clinical Research Operations, Section of Hematology/Oncology at University of Chicago Medical Center – responsible for the administrative, financial and operational components of the entire clinical research enterprise. She also held previous positions at UCMC as a staff nurse and research nurse associate.
Ms. Friesema is the ex officio for the Clinical Trials Special Interest Group with the Oncology Nursing Society, and well as an ONS chemotherapy and biotherapy course trainer. She has been an ONS Leadership Development Institute Fellow, served on an ONCC OCN® Passing Score Task Force, and contributed as an Oncology Nursing Forum Review Board member. In addition, she is a member of the University of Chicago IRB, Clinical Trials Review Committee, Scientific Accrual Monitoring Committee and Chemotherapy Performance Improvement Team.
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