Toni Klatt-Ellis has been an Advanced Practice Nurse for over 25 years. She has worked in program development in various hospital settings for 15 + years. She was a team member to help develop programs from the ground up including a satellite Stem Cell Program, Breast Clinic, Pain Clinic and satellite Pediatric Oncology Program. She has been the primary responsible person in developing a multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic and also an Advanced Practice Nurse based Survivorship Clinic. Additionally she is very well versed in treatment side effect management, both short and long term, as she has worked for 10 years with a large Medical Oncology practice seeing patients in office visits. In the physician office role she saw patients on chemotherapy and in follow-up afterward. She has also presented at ONS, is on ONS’s Continuing Education Approver Review Provider Committee, was a member of the formerly known ONS Legislative Committee, and previously a member and chaired the Nominating Committee for ONS. She is therefore able to present on a wide variety of professional development topics as well as clinical issues. She has spoke locally, regionally, and nationally and can adapt presentations to a lay public or to professional audiences.
Topics: Balancing Cancer & Work; Caregiver Support; Clinical Assessments; Compassion Fatigue; Complementary therapies; End of Life; Hospice Care; Oncology Professional Burnout; Patient Navigation; Psychosocial Care Practices; Survivorship Care Planning; and Developing a Cancer Survivorship Clinic.