Imedex® is an industry leader in providing certified, independent continuing medical education to health care professionals.

October 18-20, 2018

New York, New York
Sheraton New York

Nursing & Advanced Practitioners Track

This year, the Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress will offer a new Nursing & Advanced PractitionerS Track.

This TRACK is included with registration for the full congress.


October 28, 2017

Sheraton New York at Times Square
New York, New York

Congress Chair
Morton Coleman, MD 
Weill  Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Session Chair
Jeremy Heinerich, PA-C
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Continuing Education

Imedex, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Imedex®, LLC designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification
ABIM MOC Successful completion of this CME activity enables a participant to earn up to 8 MOC points towards the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is Imedex’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC Points.

Physician Assistants

An application will also be submitted to the American Academy of Physician Assistants for approval to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel.

American Academy of CME, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for 8.0 contact hours.

For questions about CNE, contact American Academy of CME, Inc.,
2275 W. County Line Road, Suite 6-329, Jackson, NJ 08527 or

It is the policy of Imedex®, LLC and the Academy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all provided or jointly provided educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CME/CNE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship. Financial relationships of the individual’s spouse or partner must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME/CNE. The ACCME and ANCC describe relevant financial relationships as financial relationships in any amount that create a conflict of interest and that occurred in the twelve-month period preceding the time that the individual was asked to assume a role controlling content of the CME/CNE activity. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME/CNE activity.

Nurse Practitioners
An application will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners™ for approval to award contact hours of accredited education.

Who Should Attend
These live and online educational activities are designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists, medical oncologists and other healthcare professionals (physicians, physicians-in-training, oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians’ assistants, etc.) who are involved and/or interested in the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies.

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Analyze results from genetic testing that may be used to incorporate precision medicine strategies into diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic algorithms for patients with hematologic malignancies
  • Define mechanisms of action of current and emerging agents for hematologic malignancies
  • Assess recent and ongoing clinical trial data for existing and novel therapeutics for hematologic malignancies
  • Formulate evidence-based management strategies for sub-populations with hematologic malignancies (eg, older patients, whose with poor functional capacity)
  • Identify an appropriate sequence of optimal agents for patients with refractory or relapsed hematological malignancies
  • Evaluate approaches that can be used to improve practice as an interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide better care to patients with hematologic malignancies


Jeremy Heinerich, PA-C
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Nadia Kralovic, PA-C
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Arthur Perry, PA-C
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Jennifer Santamala, PharmD
New York-Presbyterian
New York, New York

Emilee Thomas, MPH, PA-C
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Maureen Thyne, RPA-C, CG(ASCP)
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York


Session I: Updates in Hematology

Session Chair: Jeremy T. Heinerich

8:10 am

Welcome and introduction of Track Moderator
Morton Coleman, MD

8:15 am

Track Overview
Jeremy T. Heinerich, PA-C

8:20 am

Pre-session Audience Survey

8:30 am

Managing CLL
John Katsetos, RPA-C

9:15 am

Cytogenetics and molecular markers in myeloma, lymphoma, and CLL
Maureen Thyne, RPA-C, CG(ASCP)

10:00 am


10:20 am

Updates in lymphoma
Nadia Kralovic, PA-C

11:05 am

Updates in myeloma
Arthur Perry, PA-C

11:50 am

New agents within the last 2 years for myeloma, lymphoma, and CLL
Jennifer Santamala, RPh

12:35 pm

Post-session Audience Survey

12:45 pm


2:15 pm

Exhibit viewing

Session II: Hematology Workshop

Session Chair: Jeremy T. Heinerich

2:30 pm

Pre-session Audience Survey

2:35 pm

Practical tips for bone marrow biopsies and lumbar punctures
Emilee Thomas, PA-C , Maureen Thyne, RPA-C, CG(ASCP), and Jeremy T. Heinerich, PA-C

3:15 pm

Practical hands on experience for bone marrow biopsies and lumbar punctures
Emilee Thomas, PA-C , Maureen Thyne, RPA-C, CG(ASCP), and Jeremy T. Heinerich, PA-C

4:45 pm

Post-session Audience Survey

4:55 pm



  Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner Nurse, Fellow, Resident, Student, Trainee
Discounted Rate
Payment received by October 12, 2017



Regular Rate
If payment received after October 12, 2017



If you wish to register for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Workshop Only, the fee will be $75.00 per person.

To Register: You may register online at or by calling +1 (800) 233 0957 (international callers please call +1 (678) 242 0906.  For assistance, please contact Registration confirmations will be issued before the meeting.


Registration fees must be remitted by credit card or check. Checks should be payable to Imedex. Participant is not registered until full payment is received.

Contact Imedex at +1 (800) 233 0957 (international callers please call +1 (678) 242 0906 or visit our website at to ensure the course is being held as scheduled and to confirm that the meeting is not full.

Registration fees include admittance to all scientific sessions, Congress materials, processing of certificates of participation or continuing medical education, and all event functions as specified in the agenda.

For registration fees to be refunded, written notice of cancellation must be received at no later than October 12, 2017. The amount of registration fees remitted, minus a $75 administrative charge, will be refunded after the congress. Substitutions are accepted with written notification. No refunds will be made if notice is received after October 12, 2017. Imedex does not accept responsibility for covering travel, accommodation or any other costs incurred by registrants in the rare event that this meeting should be canceled for any reason. Every effort will be made to give reasonable notice in the event of cancellation.  The event agenda is subject to change without notice.


Sheraton New York at Times Square
811 W 7th Avenue
New York, New York 10019
(212) 581-1000

The Registration and Information Desk will be staffed during following times:

Thursday, October 26, 2017

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday, October 27, 2017 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 am – 5:30 pm