Advanced Practice Professionals Interactive

This group is designated as a meeting point for physician assistants and nurse practitioners in oncology practice with the purpose of providing a platform for networking and discussing and sharing ideas.

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Subject: New HHS Education and Training Resources for the Health Care Workforce

Date Posted: Jul, 14 2015 12:58 PM

Author: Amy Fries

On July 1, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the launch of new training materials to help provide health care professionals with education on caring for people living with multiple chronic conditions. The HHS Education and Training Resources on Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC) for the Healthcare Workforce materials include:

  • "Multiple Chronic Conditions Education and Training Repository" - a searchable database of existing educational resources that specifically address the care of persons living with MCC;
  • "Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Framework for Education and Training" - a conceptual model that outlines the core domains and competencies for the interprofessional health care team and;
  • "Education and Training Curriculum on Multiple Chronic Conditions" - a web-based course consisting of six modules. . . . Click here for more information and online resources. 

Subject: 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

Date Posted: May, 28 2015 8:26 PM

Author: Heather Marie Hylton, PA-C

My iPlanner for this year's Annual Meeting is packed, even double- and triple-booked during some time slots!

Which sessions are you most looking forward to?


Subject: ASCO Launches PracticeNET: A Collaborative Reporting Network for Oncology Practices

Date Posted: May, 26 2015 12:47 PM

Author: Amy Fries

Did you know that ASCO has launched a new program called PracticeNET? This is a collaborative network in which practices can share and receive insights to enhance their business operations and quality of care.

PracticeNET is the first initiative of ASCO’s newly formed Clinical Affairs Department, which is dedicated to providing services, education, and resources to support oncology practices in order to promote the delivery of high-quality, high-value cancer care for people living with cancer.

To learn how to participate, visit


Subject: Welcome everyone!

Date Posted: Mar, 31 2015 3:48 AM

Author: Heather Marie Hylton, PA-C
I would like to extend a special welcome to everyone who has joined Advanced Practice Professionals Interactive! My hope for this group is for it to be a place of lively discussion and appreciate ASCO giving us the opportunity to have a platform in which to do so!

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