Neuro-Oncology Symposium 2016

  • Date: July 29, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium, 8303 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68114

PARKING: Please park in the Visitor Parking Garage (located across from the main hospital) and enter the Cancer Center through the North entrance.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Physicians, Registered nurses, NPs, PA's, Patients/Family, other Healthcare Providers, caring for Neuro-Oncology patients.



Value $190

Cost $0 with promo code: 100PD

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:

To provide current information and evidence-based guidelines that will enhance clinical and professional practices related to the role of health care professionals in the multidisciplinary care of the neuro-oncology patient.




7:30 am-8:00 am Registration
8:00 am-8:05 am Welcome/Introductions
8:05 am-9:05 am Palliative Care
  Dr. Susan M. Chang, MD
9:05 am-10:05 am Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative
  Matt Anthony
10:05 am-10:15 am Break
10:15 am-11:15 am  New and Emerging Therapies in Neuro-Oncology
  Dr. Nicole Shonka, MD
11:15 am-12:15 pm Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
  Dr. T. William Huang, MD
12:15 pm-12:30 pm Break
  *Lunch is provided - Please see below
12:30 pm-12:35 pm Welcome/Introductions
12:35 pm-1:20 pm Lunch Session: Updates on Brain Tumor Grading
  Dr. Susan M. Chang, MD

*Lunch is provided. The lunch session will include patients and families as well, and we ask that you allow the patients and familes to sit towards the front of the auditorium.  If there is a need for overflow from the Auditorium, the Karrer Conference Room is reserved for healthcare professionals to eat lunch in & view the lunch session via telecast. Thank you for your cooperation.

Resource Information- Click here to view



Dr. Susan M. Chang, MD - University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurological Surgery

Matt Anthony - Head for a Cure, Founder

Dr. Nicole Shonka, MD - University of Nebraska Medical Center, Oncology & Internal Medicine

Dr. T. William Huang, MD - Methodist Hospital, Radiation Oncology 


Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

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 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurses-4.75 contact hours awarded.  MW MSD Provider Approval #: NE13-16C07.

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.  

Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants-This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 4.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists. 

Physical Therapy And Physical Therapist Assistants-This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 4.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists             

Radiology - American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education, reference #NED0076004 has approved this program for 4.75 Category A credits.

Social Work-This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 4.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.  

Education Credit-4.75 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.

This conference is supported by Leap For A Cure and Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center. The mission of Leap For A Cure is to promote awareness and education for brain cancer so that early detection and treatment plans can benefit brain tumor patients at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center.


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