Cancer Survivorship: Transition to Health and Well-Being
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Providence Marriott
1 Orms Street
Providence, RI 02903
Program Description & Statement of Need:
Advances in multidisciplinary cancer care have happily led to an increasing population of cancer survivors. We recognize this population has unique medical and psychosocial needs. Management of the complexities of cancer survivorship extends well beyond the oncology office. Cancer survivors in our communities require compassionate, thoughtful ongoing care. This symposium gives us the opportunity to review, discuss and brainstorm with experts in this field. World renowned specialists will present a range of topics encompassing state of the art management in the field of cancer survivorship.
Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Radiologists/Oncologists, Surgeons, Hematologists/Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss ways to overcome barriers in survivorship and transitions of care
- Increase awareness of cancer survivor needs
- Recognize medical complications of cancer treatment
- Address issues related to sexuality in cancer survivors
- Understand strategies for cancer rehabilitation
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Alpert Medical School of Brown University has been approved by the Rhode Island Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 Category 1 CE Credits. (Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only).
Social Workers: This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island for 6.0 CE’s, Authorization #: RI-5376, valid until 4/30/15.
Nurses: This continuing education activity was approved for 5.5 contact hours by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation
Conference registration fee includes:
Continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, access to an online syllabus, and complimentary on-site parking.
$100.00 Other Allied Health Professionals
$50.00 Residents & Fellows
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Division of Hematology Oncology at the Rhode Island and Miriam Hospitals.