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Monthly Educational Event hosted by Sigma Nu Beta at-Large Chapter


Monthly Educational Event hosted by Sigma Nu Beta at-Large Chapter

Mon. Sep 23, 2019 2:30pm - 3:00pm
525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD
The Sigma Nu Beta at-Large Chapter officers would like to invite you to their monthly educational event

Date: Monday, September 23rd 2019

Time: 3:30pm – 5pm

Place: SON Pinkard Building, Room 217


Speakers: Dr. Evan J. Lipson & Trish Brothers BSN, RN, OCN

Educational Topic:

Hospital Rounds: Managing Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicity in the Inpatient Setting


Evan J. Lipson, M.D., is a medical oncologist at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center as well as an associate professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He sees patients in Baltimore and at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Lipson's clinical expertise is in the treatment of patients with advanced skin cancers, including melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, and skin squamous cell carcinoma, among others. Dr. Lipson is also an internationally-recognized educator in the field of cancer immunotherapy. Many of his lectures focus on the management of immune-mediated drug toxicities associated with novel cancer drugs. Patricia Brothers is a senior clinical research nurse who works along with Dr. Lipson at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has been coordinating research and also disseminating findings from their research at various settings.


The objectives of the presentation include:

  1. Describe the unique aspects of immunotherapy as they relate to development of Adverse Events (AE)
  2. Recognize signs and symptoms of common and rare immune-related AEs
  3. Propose strategies to monitor, recognize & manage immune-related AEs
  4. Identify patient/caregiver education & counselling points relevant to immune-related AEs recognition & management

Refreshments will be served!

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