Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, December 9, 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

  • Overview of Bladder Cancer
  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, including Adherence & Follow-Up Care
  • What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
  • The Stresses, Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions, with Social Distancing
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays, Anniversaries and Special Occasions, in the Context of COVID-19, Social Distancing & Wearing Masks
  • Long Distance Caregivers
  • The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefits, including Technology
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Self-Care and Stress Management Tips to Promote Caregiver Resilience
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Robert S. Svatek, MD, MSCI

Professor, Acting Chair, Department of Urology, Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson

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

Morgan Powell

Education and Outreach Manager, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)

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.

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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