Make an appointment with a cancer specialist today.
Call us at 800-KARMANOS (800-527-6266)
Home / Physicians & Research / Professional Education / Ambulatory Care 2013 Fall Conference

Ambulatory Care 2013 Fall Conference

Ambulatory Care: Inspirations and Aspirations

Hosted by: Karmanos Cancer Center’s Ambulatory Nurse Practice Committee

Conference Objectives

  • Identify significant sources of inspiration that affect the future of nursing in ambulatory care
  • Identify important steps in advance care planning and identify beliefs, values, and barriers that accompany the process
  • Describe the key components of pain management in which nurses advocate for their patients.
  • Identify strategies for using breath with simple yoga poses to stretch and de-stress the body and the mind.

Date & Location

Saturday, September 7, 2013,  8am to 5pm

Karmanos Cancer Center
Wertz Classroom
4100 John R
Detroit, MI 48201

Registration & Cost

Registration Deadline:  September 6, 2013.

Cost:  $10 and we accept cash only.

Karmanos employees are asked to submit payment to one of the contacts below prior to the conference. All others, please bring payment to the conference.


Judy McKeith at 313-576-8917 or Catherine Stupnyckyj at 313-576-9048 to register for the conference

Continuing Education Credit

Application for 4 CEs is pending approval.

Program Agenda

7:45-8:00am - Breakfast and Check -in 

8:00-9:00am - Key Note Address - Becoming More Inspired in Ambulatory Care, Morris Magnan, Ph.D., RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist Ambulatory Care, Karmanos Cancer Center

9:00-10:00am - Advance Directives- More than Just a Form, Kathryn M. Smolinski, JD, MSW, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Wayne State University Law School
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP, & Pfizer Inc.

10:00-10:30am -Break/Poster Session

10:30-11:30am - Nursing’s Role in Patient Advocacy: Celebrating Pain Management Victories, Linda Vanni, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management, Providence Hospital, West Region

11:30am -12:30pm - Nursing Inspiration through Yoga, Kimberli Boyd, Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance Member, Kripalu Yoga Teacher Assoc., Emerald Green Holistic Practitioner

12:30 - 12:45 - Raffle & Evaluations

Fall Conference Planning Committee

Judith McKeith, RN, BSN, CMSRN, Manager Wertz Infusion Center, Karmanos Cancer Center

Karen Baranowski, APRN-BC, Manager Weisberg Infusion Center, Karmanos Cancer Center

Brenda Boyd-Krentler, RN, MSN, Chairperson Ambulatory Nurse Practice Committee, Karmanos Cancer Center

Morris Magnan, PhD, RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist Ambulatory Care, Karmanos Cancer Center

© 2014 Karmanos Cancer Institute Pencil
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is accredited by The Joint Commission.
If members of the public have any quality-of-care or safety concerns, they may notify The Joint Commission at 630-792-5800.