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Illowa Riverbend Chapter

Serving Western/Central Illinois and Eastern/Central Iowa, the Illowa Riverbend (IL/IA) Chapter invites you to browse our site and participate in our events and other offerings.

Illowa Riverbend Fall Education Event and Vendor Fair

Illowa Riverbend Fall Education and Vendor Fair Saturday October 20th, 2018

FREE CEU/ILNA POINTS - FREE FOOD - FREE VENDOR FAIR - FREE DOOR PRIZES!!!!!! Your only expense is traveling to and from the educational event

Location: The Current Hotel 215 Main Street, Davenport, IA


8am – 9am Breakfast, Registration, Vendor Fair

9am – 12:30pm 3 ONS Speakers and Topics 15min breaks between speakers

1) Novel Treatments 2) Side Effects/Implication of Treatments with CDK 4/6 Inhibitor 3) Patient Centered Care

12:30 – 2pm Vendor Fair and desserts

3CEU's/3 ILNA points offered by the Oncology Nursing Society

Pre-registration required to allow us to plan for food and space. Please RSVP by October 10th, 2018

Contact Elizabeth Leemans 309-236-4279 or Shelle Sikkema 563-249-2543

2018 Patient Chemo-Care Kits

Attention all members:

Don't miss our Fall Education/Vendor Fair! Details are listed above. Let us know you are coming.

We are planning a bonfire and potluck to be preceded by an assembly of patient chemo-care kits! This will be a lot of fun, and you will leave with chemo-care kits for the patients you care for. Plan to be present at Elizabeth Leeman's house on November 17th at 2pm with a dish to pass! If it's cold outside...there is also an indoor fireplace! Plan to be there! The address is 9700 108th Street in Taylor Ridge, Thank you Elizabeth and Tom for opening your home.


President: Shelle Sikkema

President Elect:  Janelle Kerns

Secretary:  Kim Turner

Nominations:  Jennifer Hughes

Treasurer: Elizabeth Leemans

Membership Chair: Becky Ramsdale

Program Chair: Tina Timmer


Please consider sitting in on our next board meeting at 5:00 on October 1st at Davenport Genesis West. You will be welcomed.

Shelle Sikkema  submitted 8-28-18


FT Oncology Office Nurse

Medical Arts Associates in Moline, Illinois has an opening for a full time, compassionate, team oriented oncology nurse for a busy oncology practice.    Oncology experience required, OCN certification preferred. Hours are from 8:00am -4:30PM Monday through Friday.  Duties would include phone triage, chemotherapy order preparation, chemotherapy administration, patient teaching and more.  If you or anyone you know is interested in this position, please send a resume as follows:

FAX 309-779-4221  Attn: Karri


Mail:  Attn: Karri/Oncology

                  Medical Arts Associates, LTD.

                  600 John Deere Rd.  Suite 200

                   Moline, IL 61265

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