What Is Cancer Rehabilitation and How Can it Help My Patients?

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Webinar Description

Sasha E. Knowlton, MD, presents an introduction to cancer rehabilitation, including details as to why function is important in cancer patients. Patients with cancer are living longer as a result of improved surveillance and treatment interventions. However, cancer survivors often develop functional impairments that can significantly affect their quality of life and independence. Dr. Knowlton will review common diagnoses and treatments in the field of cancer rehabilitation. She will also provide an overview of how cancer rehabilitation can help patients before and during treatment and into survivorship.

Learning Objectives

  • Define cancer rehabilitation
  • List diagnoses that physiatrists can treat in cancer patients
  • Identify treatment strategies for neuropathy

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
05/09/2025
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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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Sasha E. Knowlton, MD

Associate Professor, Cancer Rehabilitation Medical Director
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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A potential conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which he/she has a financial relationship. The speakers and planners of this learning activity have not disclosed any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity.

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

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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 NCPD/CNE
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Self-Paced, Online Course:

  • Watch the recorded video.
  • Complete an evaluation.
  • Take the assessment.
  • Download your certificate.