Delivering Survivorship Care in North Carolina LIVE

May 13, 2020

An aging population, a growing number of cancer survivors, and a projected shortage of cancer care providers will result in a challenge in delivering the care for cancer survivors in the United States if systemic changes are not made, according to a commentary in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Mayer will discuss these issues with particular consideration to providing cancer survivorship care in North Carolina.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze cancer survivorship trends and define cancer survivorship
  • Describe unmet needs of cancer survivors and identify the components of survivorship
  • Discuss current and evolving models of survivorship care


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Course summary
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  • 1.00 Participation
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Event starts: 
05/13/2020 - 11:55am EDT
Event ends: 
05/13/2020 - 1:00pm EDT
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Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor
UNC School of Nursing
Cancer Survivorship
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Presenter Disclosure Information

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


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