Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, February 10, 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

  • Overview of the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma, in the Context of COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • Caregiving, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Deciding to Become a Caregiver
  • Your Important Role in Decision Making
  • Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Your Role in Adherence: Weekends, Holidays and Vacations
  • Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions, Anniversaries & Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends & Traditions, in the Context of Social Distancing
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • The Benefits of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Lifestyle, Nutrition, Hydration & Stress
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Matthew J. Butler, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Mays MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health San Antonio

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

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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