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WF NCORP Research Base 2016 Annual Meeting


  Will be held 
October 20 - 22, 2016
at the
Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29572
(843) 449-8880

Click here to register for the 2016 Annual Meeting.

 For alternative lodging (without the WF Annual Meeting rate),
there is the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

Marina Inn
8121 Amalfi Place 
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29572
(866) 437-4113


  • Summarize key reasons for doing epidemiology studies in chemotherapy breast cancer survivors.
  • Discuss the use of statins related to cardiovascular injury in patients receiving anthracycline chemotherapy.
  • Discuss role of “fast” MRIs and possible effects on clinical workload.
  • Discuss role of Patient Navigator for AAs with lung cancer.
  • Demonstrate correct salivary sample collections.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate procedure for administering neurocognitive testing.
  • Summarize key results from studies completed in the Research Base.
  • Summarize key reasons for doing epidemiology studies in chemotherapy breast cancer survivors.
  • Summarize key eligibility criteria and overall study design for cardiotoxicity study.
  • Discuss role of “fast” MRIs and possible effects on clinical work load.
  • Discuss the role of patient navigator and optimizing cancer care for African- Americans with lung cancer
  • Discuss the role of a breathing device for lung cancer patients with anxiety.
  • Discuss the role of acupuncture for xerostomia in head/neck cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.
  • Provide rationale for use of donepezil in breast cancer patients with cognitive impairment following chemotherapy.
  • Discuss the role of memantine and cognitive dysfunction related to radiation therapy.
  • Discuss the role of ramapril and cognitive dysfunction related to radiation therapy.
  • Summarize key ways cancer treatment affects employment among cancer survivors.
  • Demonstrate proper acupuncturist procedures for clinical trial study.
  • Discuss possible resolutions to overcome common data collection issues.
  • Demonstrate correct administration of breathing device and spirometer.


Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes


Please call the Grande Dunes directly at 843-449-8880 for room reservations. You may ask for the Wake Forest NCORP rate, but due to the September 16 deadline, rates will vary based on occupancy.


This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the North Carolina Nurses’ Association, and accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This education activity has been approved for a maximum of 14 education credits. Each participant should claim only those credits actually spent in the activity.

Special Needs

The Wake Forest School of Medicine adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please report any special needs you may have for participation in or access to this educational activity to our office at 336-716-0891.

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Phone 336-716-0891
Fax 336-716-6275


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