Workshop Date and Time

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

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

Topics Covered

  • Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team, in the Context of COVID-19
  • What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
  • Caregiving for the Person with Lung Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment
  • The Role of Caregivers in Adherence
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Coping with the Stress 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

Andrew Chow, MD, PhD

Medical Oncologist, Assistant Attending, Thoracic Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Author, Researcher in Oncology

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

Katie Brown, OPN-CG, CCA

Vice President, Support & Survivorship Program, LUNGevity Foundation

Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA

Director Social Service – Long Island, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, 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.

CancerCare, 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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