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Registration is now OPEN for Spurr Symposium -  Join us in person 10/21

Sep 15, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski

The Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium will be held on at the Benton Conv. Center in Winston-Salem. See you there!


Friday, October 21, 2022
8:50am - 3:30pm / Live in person!
M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Registration is now OPEN - we hope you can join us in person next month.

The Charles L. Spurr symposium is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, navigators and other health care professionals dedicated to the field of hematology and oncology in settings across the continuum of care. Attendees will benefit from an interactive learning environment in which renowned faculty will present the latest in evidence based oncology care. This in-person meeting will provide didactic presentations and case studies so that participants will gain knowledge about best practice and new advances in treating oncology patients. Participants will return to practice with practical strategies for navigating therapeutic and diagnostic options and care delivery to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

Examine the pathogenesis of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
Discuss promising compounds to prevent and treat chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
Describe approaches to risk mitigation and harm reduction when prescribing opioids.
Identify at least 3 non-pharmacological interventions that can be taught or recommended to cancer survivors for chronic treatment-related pain.
Identify mutations associated with the pathogenesis of AML.
Discuss recent developments in the treatment of AML.

Visit our course catalog page for the details on this activity and to register!

Available Credits

  • 5 Hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
    Credit: The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5 Hours Contact Hours
    5.00 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

  • 5 Hours Nursing Contact Hours
    5.00 Nursing Contact Hours. Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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