19th Annual Cancer Conference: Out of the Shadows - Bringing Taboo Cancer Topics into the Light (Online Activity)

CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION

Difficult conversations have been the norm since COVID-19. In addition to COVID-19, there are topics that are still difficult to discuss for cancer patients and clinicians alike - even in 2022. This course examines body image concerns, guilt, dysfunctional families, intimacy, suicide, financial toxicity, and more.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This activity is designed for individuals who are involved in cancer treatment and education of cancer patients and their families: oncology physicians, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, oncology nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, health educators, social workers, psychologists, chaplains and other interested health care professionals involved in cancer care. Patients, caregivers and community members are also encouraged to attend.

ELEMENTS OF COMPETENCE

This continuing education activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and the interprofessional competencies of communication, and teams/teamwork.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This activity is designed to:

  • Engage patients/significant others in challenging conversations regarding cancer recovery and intimacy
  • Discuss how to relate your patients' subjective experience (including their experience of you)
  • Identify interventions that may decrease the risk of suicide
  • Articulate body image concerns and associated sequelae experienced by patients after cancer treatment
  • Explore common dynamics present for many couples before cancer
  • Develop ways to have appropriate boundaries when supporting patients
  • Explore family members' reactions to genetic testing and identify anticipatory guidance techniques to improve the patient experience
  • Describe the various forms of hastening death and explore techniques to respond to such requests

CONFERENCE FEE

$35

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.00 ACE Credits
  • 10.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 10.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
02/04/2022
Course expires: 
11/18/2022
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
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PROGRAM PRESENTATIONS

Breaking the Taboo: Raising the Hope, Susan Hedlund, LCSW, FAOSW, OSW-C
Cancer Treatment Changed My Body - Who Am I Now? Helping Patients Navigate Body Image Concerns, Bethany Rhoten, PhD, RN
No More PRN Dosing: Spiritual and Religious Well-Being in an Increasingly Secular World, Rev. Kirsten Worzala Dumke, MDiv, BCC
Suicide: Assessing Risk, Processing Loss, Mara Pheister, MD, DFAPA; Shannon Friedbacher, MD
The Other Side of Ostomies: Breaking the Taboo on Pee and Poo, Betsy Laessig-Stary, MSN, RN-BC; Linda McKenna, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Countering Financial Toxicity with Precision Patient Advocacy, Bobby Peterson
Between the Sheets: Couples, Cancer and Intimacy, Sara Tripalin, MS, LMFT
When to Keep the Genie in the Bottle: How Relatives React to Genetic Testing, Anna Zakas, MS, MPH, CGC
Will You Help Me When My Time Comes? Communicating with Patients and Families About Hastened Death, Jaime Goldberg, MSW, LCSW
Outside the Asylum: How to Help Someone Better Deal With Their Dysfunctional Relatives, William Hutter, PsyD, LMFT
COVID's ECHO - The Pandemic's Effect on Cancer Care, Sam Lubner, MD

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE FACULTY

Shannon Friedbacher, MD, Psychiatry Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin

Jaime Goldberg, MSW, LCSW, UW-Madison Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work

Susan Hedlund, LCSW, FAOSW, OSW-C, Director of Patient & Family Services, Knight Cancer Institute-Oregon Health & Science University

William Hutter, PsyD, LMFT, Associate Dean, Marriage and Family Therapy, Edgewood College

Betsy Laessig-Stary, MSN, RN-BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Surgical Specialties and Inpatient Psychiatry, UW Health

Noelle LoConte, MD, Professor, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Sam Lubner, MD, Associate Professor, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Linda McKenna, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Nurse Clinician, Wound, Skin and Ostomy Services, UW Health

Bobby Peterson, Executive Director, ABC for Health, Inc.

Mara Pheister, MD, DFAPA, Associate Professor, Director of Residency Education, Vice Chair of Residency Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Bethany Rhoten, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Sara Tripalin, MS, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Peace of Mind Therapy

Rev. Kirsten Worzala Dumke, MDiv, BCC, Chaplain, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Anna Zakas, MS, MPH, CGC, Oncology Genetic Counselor, Adjunct Assistant Professor, UW Carbone Cancer Center

CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE

Kim Brandt, RN, MBA, Director, Oncology Services, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Noelle LoConte, MD, Professor, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Chris Malina, Communications Specialist, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Craig Robida, External Relations Manager, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Amy Scharmer, MSW, CAPSW, Clinical Social Worker, UW Health

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers/presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

 

NAME

 

ROLE(S)

 

FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS DISCLOSURE

DISCUSSION OF UNLABELED/

UNAPPROVED USES OF DRUGS/DEVICES

IN PRESENTATION?

Kim Brandt, RN, MBA

Committee Member, Content Reviewer

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

N/A

Shannon Friedbacher, MD

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Jaime Goldberg, MSW, LCSWPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Susan Hedlund, LCSW, FAOSW, OSW-CPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
William Hutter, PsyDPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Betsy Laessig-Stary, MSN, RN-BCPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Noelle LoConte, MDMedical Director, Committee Member, PresenterPersonal Genome Diagnostics (Contractor)No
Sam Lubner, MDPresenterElephas Bio (Contractor)No
Chris MalinaCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseN/A
Linda McKenna, MSN, RN, CWOCNPresenterColoplast Corp (Contractor)No
Cathy MeansPlannerNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseN/A
Bobby PetersonPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Mara Pheister, MD, DFAPAPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Bethany Rhoten, PhD, RNPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Craig RobidaCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseN/A
Amy Scharmer, MSW, CAPSWCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseN/A
Sara Tripalin, MS, LMFTPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Kirsten Worzala Dumke, MDiv, BCCPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Anna Zakas, MS, MPHPresenterNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and the Wisconsin Cancer Council. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 ANCC hours.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 10 continuing education credits.

Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this enduring material for 1 continuing education unit (CEU) or 10 hours.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.00 ACE Credits
  • 10.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 10.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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QUESTIONS

For questions about registration, please email help@icep.wisc.edu. For general questions about the program, please contact Craig Robida at crobida@uwhealth.org.

Accessibility

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu
 

 

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