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CME/CE Partners:  The CCONS 2018 CE programs calendar is already full. Please email Eric Zack and Katharine Szubski (Program Committee Co-Chairs) to see if there are any last minute changes/cancellations that would allow for your CME/CE program. 


The CCONS Board and Committee Chairs conduct an annual planning around the 1st week of January 2019. The Program Committee plans all CE programs 1 year in advance. Any CE program suggestions you may have should be sent to Eric Zack @Eric_S_Zack@rush.edu and Katharine Szubski (klszubskiocn@gmail.com) on or before December 31, 3018 to be considered for 2019 CE Program.


Non-CE programs/Promotional talks:  At the present time, CCONS does not utilize promotional talks for CCONS meetings.  Promotional programs may be posted on the virtual community no more than 30 days prior to the program.  E-mail Denise Friesema at jdfriesema@comcast.net with the program details. 

Insurance & Finance Intensive – This comprehensive, certificate program was developed for oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues. FREE continuing education units for nurses and social workers will be provided.




An overview of the U.S. health care system


Individual & employer-sponsored health insurance


Medicare & Medicaid


Tips on using health insurance & appeals


Navigating disability insurance & appeals


Managing finances & getting financial help


This FREE program will be offered on:



Friday, November 8, 2018

9:00am – 5:00pm (lunch will be provided)


Chicago Marriott O’Hare 8535 W Higgins Road Chicago, IL 60631




Register for the Insurance & Finance Intensive today!


Free CEUs:

This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Oncology Nursing Society, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA. (Program #0427 is approved for up to 6 contact hours).

Non-CE Activities