Psycho-Social Complications of Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment During the Pandemic - SPOC

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Webinar Description

This presentation focuses on the unique psychosocial complications related to being diagnosed with - and treated for - cancer during the COVID pandemic.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe pandemic-related factors that contribute to the distress experienced by patients diagnosed with and treated for cancers
  • Recognize how the psychosocial functioning of patients being treated for cancer is affected by the confluence of pandemic-related stressors and concerns of mortality
  • Identify strategies that patients being treated for cancer during the pandemic can utilize to address psychosocial distress and promote adaptive coping


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The Cancer Treatment in North Carolina: Patient Centered Care webinar series covers components of patient-centered health care delivery in cancer treatment and survivorship. The focus of this series is not disease-specific but includes discussion of approaches to improving care delivery for all cancer patients and survivors.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Justin 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


This Non-Credit Course does not have accreditation. It only offers general participation certificates.

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  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Download the appropriate certificate

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