Workshop Date and Time

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Caring for the Person with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, including Adherence
  • Coping with Holidays, Special Occasions, Anniversaries and Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
  • Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Erin E. Kent, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Public Health, Full Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sharon Flynn, MS, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNS, BMTCN

Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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