The Role of Patient Support Networks in Cancer Outcomes SPOC

Webinar Description

Justin Yopp, PhD, will discuss the role of social support in cancer care delivery and cancer outcomes. As part of this presentation, Dr. Yopp will also discuss considerations related to caregivers and to patients who do not have immediate caregiver support.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the importance of social support for patients being treated for cancer
  • List the challenges facing patients who lack caregiver or social support
  • Discuss ways to assist patients in building a social support network


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Course summary
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Justin Yopp, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.

The course offers only general participation certificates.

Available Credit

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  • 1.00 Participation
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