Clinical Trials Nursing: How can we support you?

Speaker: Marcie Flynn-Post
Original Date: Tuesday November 10, 2015

Join Marcie Flynn-Post as she presents "Clinical Trials Nursing: How can we support you?"
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Types of research; how are clinical trials different from standard treatment?
  • Where can one find out about clinical trials?
  • What is the patient role in a clinical trial?
  • What is the role of the oncology nurse in clinical trials; how can we help you?

Speaker – Marcie Flynn-Post

Marcie is an oncology nurse with 25 years of nursing experience and has worked in a variety of hospital settings and roles in the Toronto area in her career.  She spent many years caring for patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings before moving into leadership roles where her focus became managing staff and quality of care provided to cancer patients. During this time, Marcie also became involved in the Oncology Nursing Program at Cancer Care Ontario and had a particular interest in improving the practice of oncology nursing documentation.  She has co-chaired this group for the past 10 years.
She was excited to join the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PMH) in early 2011 as the Nurse Manager of Clinical Trials where the focus became the role and quality of nursing in clinical trials at PMH.   Marcie has presented both locally and nationally on a variety of oncology nursing topics including the role of nurses in clinical trials, oncology nursing documentation and other oncology nursing related-initiatives.  She aspires to continue to work with oncology nurses to promote their learning and ability to provide quality patient care. 

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