Parenting with Cancer

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Webinar Description

Patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home face unique psychosocial challenges in coping with impact of their diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. A parental cancer diagnosis threatens to disrupt family functioning, re-organize roles and responsibilities in the home, and negatively affect parenting self-efficacy. A parent’s ability to navigate these challenging times can have ramifications for years to come. The current webinar will provide an overview of the extent research in this field, offer strategies that providers can use to enhance the coping of parents with cancer, and describe a new clinic at UNC designed specifically to address the challenges facing this subset of the cancer population.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the relevant research conducted on patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home
  • Implement strategies to that can help parents cope with the unique challenges of their situation
  • Identify available resources to share with patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home


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  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
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The mission of Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Grand Rounds webinar is to provide a forum for high-quality hematology/oncology-based content. The purpose of this monthly series is to share expertise and create a structured network for our vast community by promoting professional development, creating opportunities for collaboration, and using evidence-based education to increase knowledge and skills to foster ongoing quality patient care.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Justin Michael Yopp, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Psychologist, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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The presenter has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

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The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency. No partial credit will be provided.

UNC Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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