Physical Therapy Approaches to Oncology Care: Beyond Lymphedema

March 20, 2024

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Webinar Description

Tailored for medical providers, this session led by a physical therapist addresses challenges like speech and swallowing difficulties or pelvic floor issues in gynecological cancer. Explore the pivotal role of physical therapy in survivorship care plans and delve into current research supporting interventions for head and neck, gynecological, breast cancer, and other oncological conditions. Emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, we'll discuss the synergy between medical providers and physical therapists in delivering optimal cancer care. Additionally, learn the art of patient education in oncology rehabilitation, empowering medical providers to effectively communicate the role of physical therapy in cancer care.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the specific challenges faced by cancer patients beyond lymphedema
  • Discuss the role of physical therapy in survivorship care plans for cancer patients
  • Explain current research and evidence supporting the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions in the care of patients with oncological conditions
  • Describe the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration between medical providers and physical therapists in delivering optimal cancer care
  • Empower medical providers to effectively communicate with patients about the role of physical therapy in their cancer care

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/04/2024
Course expires: 
03/27/2024
Event starts: 
03/20/2024 - 3:50pm EDT
Event ends: 
03/20/2024 - 5:00pm EDT
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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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Sarah Richardson, PT, DPT, CLT, WCS

Physical Therapist
UNC Therapy Services
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

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

FREE Continuing Education Credit Requirements

Attend 53 minutes or more at the following locations:

 
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in the online course

 
  • Must be able to see video and slides
  • Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit
  • Complete online evaluation, select credit, and download certificate
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Attend at a
designated in-person site

 
  • Site Coordinator uploads attendance
  • UNCLCN sends link to in-person participants
  • Complete online evaluation, select credit, and download certificate

Attendees have 7 days from the webinar air date to complete the online evaluation, select type of continuing education credit, and download a certificate.

See our detailed instructions for more information on attending live webinars and receiving credit.

Please contact us with any questions at unclcn@unc.edu or (919) 445–1000.

 

Accreditation Statements

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.

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1.00 NCPD/CNE
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.

 

Notice

In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 50 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Please login or register to take this course.

 

You must have an account and be logged in to register for and to access the course.

FREE Continuing Education Credit Requirements

Attend 50 minutes or more at the following locations:

 
Camera icon

Use Zoom Link
in the online course

 
  • Must be able to see video and slides
  • Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit
  • Complete online evaluation, select credit, and download certificate
Classroom icon

Attend at a
designated in-person site

 
  • Site Coordinator uploads attendance
  • UNCLCN sends link to in-person participants
  • Complete online evaluation, select credit, and download certificate

Attendees have 7 days from the webinar air date to complete the online evaluation, select type of continuing education credit, and download a certificate.

See our detailed instructions for more information on attending live webinars and receiving credit.

Please contact us with any questions at unclcn@unc.edu or (919) 445–1000.