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WHEN: October 27-28

WHERE: Fred Hutch, Seattle, WA

Course Description

With survivorship now recognized as a distinct phase of care in the cancer continuum, the focus turns to surveillance for, and management of, long-term and late effects that occur as a result of cancer and its
treatment, as well as the health promotion and prevention of disease strategies that are particularly important for cancer survivors.

This conference, featuring speakers who are the leaders in the field of cancer survivorship, covers an important and increasingly relevant gap in the education of all clinicians who care for cancer survivors.

Course Objectives

  • Describe common late effects after treatment with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy and surgery
  • Identify types of functional and psychosocial issues and how they vary based on time since treatment completion
  • Demonstrate understanding of the healthcare providers’ role in delivering survivorship care focused on prevention, wellness and evidence-based guidelines for screening
  • Provide guideline-supported lifestyle recommendations for secondary prevention to cancer survivors regarding sunscreen, diet, obesity, exercise, alcohol and tobacco
  • Implement a coordinated plan of care/consult with specialty providers to manage medical late effects of cancer when appropriate
  • Demonstrate understanding of coordinated oncologist and PCP roles in providing care to survivors

Intended Audience

This conference is designed for Physicians (Oncology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine) Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, Physical & Occupational Therapists and other interested health care professionals who work with cancer survivors or cancer survivorship issues.


Physicians:  The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: 14.75 continuing education contact hours will be awarded.

Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924-240.

Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809-610.

All Other Disciplines: A contact hour certificate will be awarded for use in documenting successful completion of this continuing education activity.


October 27, 2017
October 28, 2017
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