Psychotherapy for Cancer-Related Distress

Webinar Information

Webinar Description

Cancer patients and survivors have higher rates of anxiety and depression compared to the general population. Cancer-related anxiety and depression may significantly reduce wellbeing and result in adverse treatment and survival outcomes. This lecture will provide an overview of psychotherapeutic modalities that can treat cancer-related distress.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss cancer-related distress and it's impact on patients' health and well-being.
  • Distinguish different psychotherapy modalities used to treat cancer-related distress.
  • Identify specific psychotherapy interventions that can be used to address different manifestations of cancer-related distress.

 

Webinar Documents

Handouts

 

Webinar Registration

You must have an account and be logged in to register. Please contact us with any questions at unclcn@unc.edu or (919) 445–1000.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
09/07/2025
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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.

Photo of Melissa Holt, DNP, PMHNP-BC, MSW 

Melissa Holt, DNP, PMHNP-BC, MSW

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Lisa Stewart, Psy.D.

Clinical Assistant 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

 

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

The presenters have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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Requirements for Receiving Free Continuing Education Credits

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

Please see our detailed instructions for more information on completing the Self-Paced, Online Courses and receiving credit.