Meeting the Needs of Transgender Patients with Cancer SPOC
Terri Phoenix, PhD, and Patricia Morfeld, RN, BSN, OCN, will discuss physical and psychological concerns of transgender patients who have active cancer or who are survivors. Session will address relevant terminology, recommended practices, and resources for continuing education.
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.
Define terms related to transgender and nonbinary identities
Discuss the position statements from professional organizations (ANA, ASCO, Joint Commission) regarding treatment of transgender patients
Discuss research regarding cancer prevalence and survivorship in transgender communities
Explain culturally affirming practices when working with transgender patients
Identify resources for continuing education regarding trans patients
Terri Phoenix, PhD
Patricia Morfeld, RN, BSN, OCN
Presenter Disclosure Information
Terri Phoenix, PhD, and Patricia MorfeldRN, BSN, OCN, have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.
The course offers only general participation certificates.
- 1.00 Participation
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.
Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth