Workshop Date and Time

Monday, February 7, 2022, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

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

Topics Covered

  • How to Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones from COVID-19 & Omicron & Delta Variants
  • COVID-19 Vaccines & Booster Vaccines
  • Other Vaccines - Flu, Pneumococcal & Shingles Vaccines
  • COVID-19 & People Living with Cancer
  • Where to Find Reliable Information Regarding this Pandemic & Its Variants
  • How to Protect Yourself, Loved Ones & Children from COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
  • How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments, including
  • Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives
  • Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19, Delta & Omicron Variants & Cancer
  • Self-Care & Stress Management Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center

John P. Leonard, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Initiatives, Executive Vice Chair, Weill Department of Medicine, Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian

Ruth E. Berggren, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, UT Health San Antonio

Michael K. Wong, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Professor, Cutaneous Cancers, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Integration and Program Development, Cancer Network, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lauren Chatalian, MSW

Women & Children’s Program Manager, CancerCare

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

Senior 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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