SIOP PODC Nursing Meetings

SIOP PODC Nursing Meetings

The SIOP PODC Nursing group hold monthly meetings. These are held over Cure4Kids. This page contains information about these meetings including how to attend, when they are held and presentation slides from previous meetings.

This page will be updated in the future, and more slides and videos added.

14 May 2020 – Seminar on COVID-19 for Pediatric Oncology Nurses

Nursing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic will be the topic when an expert panel of pediatric oncology nurses participate in a COVID Conversations webinar Thursday, May 14, at 8 a.m (Chicago time). The panel will discuss various responses to these challenges by institutions and nursing organizations globally. Liz Sniderman, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, St. Jude Global Nursing Coordinator, is moderator for the event.

The panelists includeJulia Challinor RN, PhD; Lisa Morrissey, MPH, MSN, RN, CPHON; Rehana Punjwani, RN, BSN; and Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, ANP-BC, AOCNP, FAAN, representatives of SIOP, Oncology Nursing Society and The Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. COVID Conversations is a weekly webinar to discuss difficult issues, address pressing questions and learn from the experiences of our colleagues when it comes to caring for children with cancer during this pandemic. Visit the Global COVID-19 Observatory and Resource Center for Childhood Cancer to join.


8 April 2020 – Seminar on COVID-19 for Pediatric Oncology Nurses

Seminar on COVID-19 for Pediatric Oncology Nurses on Wednesday, April 8th at 8:30 AM Memphis, presented by the St. Jude Global Nursing and Asia Pacific programs, in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital, VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and National University Hospital, Singapore.

This webinar is intended to provide pediatric oncology nurses with key knowledge about COVID-19, including clinical information, PPE recommendations, and considerations for our vulnerable population. Experiences in managing the COVID-19 pandemic will be shared by nurses from impacted areas around the world.

Click here to download the seminar PDF.

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: 9:30 pm, Singapore Time (Singapore, GMT+08:00)

Meeting Link:

Meeting Number: 805 033 468
Meeting Password: Nursing1

Please note the following:

  • There is a QR code for registration attached or you can go to the registration link
  • There is also an option for our Paediatric Oncology Nursing colleagues to join a Viber chat to share resources and support – sign up can be undertaken at Viber link directly
  • The session will run for approximately 1 hour – please allow a little extra time in your schedule in case discussion extends after that
  • The session will be recorded and shared for those that cannot share the session online.
  • The session will be held in English


Please forward and share; all are more than welcome to attend (we encourage registration).


19 March 2020

COVID 19-considerations for pediatric oncology patients
Sheena Mukkada, MD, MPH

Click here to download the meeting slides.

20 February 2020

Dr. Lauri Linder (University of Utah, USA) presents “Tips and Tricks for Abstracts and Presentations”, as well as her professional journey as a pediatric oncology nurse, nurse practitioner, and PhD prepared nurse researcher.

Click here to download the meeting slides.

Click below to watch a video of the meeting.

Click here to download the above video of the meeting (59MB).


How to join a SIOP PODC Nursing meeting

You can join any of the meetings by going to: and clicking on the SIOP room at the meeting start time. You will have to register on Cure4Kids to do so. It is free to do so.

How to join the SIOP PODC Nursing group

Please join the SIOP PODC Nursing group on Cure4Kids to receive email invitations and a link to join the meetings. Click   to go to the SIOP PODC Nursing page and click the Subscribe button.

When are the SIOP PODC Nursing groups held?

Meetings are held monthly via the Cure4Kids SIOP PODC Nursing group.

April 9th at 8:00 AM US Central (Memphis) time:  Seminar on COVID-19 for Pediatric Oncology Nurses

April 16th at 8:00 AM US Central (Chicago) time: Joint PODC Nursing/Palliative Care educational meeting

May 21st-TIME TBA (Hosted by Africa/Europe: Elianeth Kiteni)

June 18th at 8:00 AM  US Central (Chicago) time: Joint PODC Nursing/Supportive Care educational meeting

July 16th at 8:00 PM Singapore time (Hosted by by Asia/Oceania: YY Lim and Michele Casey)

August 20th at 8:00 AM US Central (Chicago) time: Joint PODC Nursing/Nutrition educational meeting

September 17th – TIME TBA (Hosted by Africa/Europe: Elianeth Kiteni)

October 14-17: SIOP Congress in Ottawa, Canada. PODC Nursing Meeting time TBA.

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