Oncology Nutrition Fundamentals Course: This course is designed for the newly practicing oncology registered dietitian nutritionist and for those preparing to take the CSO exam. The course will provide a broad overview of topics.
Discuss and review cancers types, their treatments and nutrition implications across the continuum of care.
Discuss nutrition impact symptoms related to cancer treatments and interventions.
Instructors: Leah Hoffman, PhD, RDN, LD, CNSC and Daphne Burnett, APRN-CNS
Heather Bell-Temin, MS, RDN, CSO, LD, FAND
Jeannine Mills, MS, RDN CSO, LD
Maria Petzel, RDN, CSO, LD, CNSC, FAND
This course is provided over a 3-week period and divided into once a week Thursday afternoon class.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST
Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST
Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST
The first session will provide instruction for 90 minutes. The second and third session will be 60-75 minutes of instruction with answers to attendee’s questions.
We would like for this to be an interactive experience for all attendees. All attendees are invited to join a Facebook group for the event
The Facebook group will provide:
- Open forum for attendees to connect with each other
- Allow for attendees to interact with experienced clinical oncology RDNs who are available for further Q and A.
- Moderated discussion with topics of the week between all attendees
In addition to the Facebook group, all attendees will receive a roster of the class attendees.
Daphne Burnett, APRN-CNS
Daphne Burnett is a Nurse Navigator for GI Surgical Oncology services at The University of Oklahoma’s Stephenson Cancer Center. She graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford Oklahoma with a BSN and from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with an MSN and Clinical Nurse Specialist degree. She is nearing completion of studies for her Doctorate in Nursing Practice.