Workshop Date and Time
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- Overview of Blood Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19
- Understanding Treatment Side Effects, in the Context of COVID-19
- Working with Your Health Care Team to Manage Each Treatment Side Effect, in the Context of COVID-19
- Dealing with Blood Cancer Treatments and Other Co-Morbid Health Treatments
- The Importance of Taking Your Blood Cancer Treatment on Schedule – Adherence
- Adjusting to Your Blood Cancer Treatment Over Time
- Can I Take My Medications at Any Time of the Day?
- The Value of Time of Day Consistency in Taking Your Pills
- Challenges to Taking Your Treatment on Schedule, in the Context of COVID-19
- Practical Tips & Opportunities to Overcome Challenges
- Review of Resources to Remind You to Take Your Pills on Schedule
- Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel and Holidays
- Communicating with Your Hematology Oncology Team about Adherence, including Your Pharmacist
- The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
- The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
- Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Making Your List of Questions
- Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Our Panel of Experts
William I. Bensinger, MD
Center for Blood Disorders and Stem Cell Transplantation, SCI’s Personalized Medicine Program, Myeloma & Transplant Program, Swedish Cancer Institute
Michael J. Mauro, MD
Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine
Elizabeth K. O’Donnell, MD
Director, Lifestyle Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Director, Mass General Cancer Center’s Survivorship Program, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW
Director of Education and Training, CancerCare
Continuing Education Credits
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 email@example.com after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.
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