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Cancer Survivor Conference offers CME Credits for healthcare professionals

11 Jul 2016 by Ted Escobedo

A professional component has been added to the Cancer Survivorship Conference hosted by the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation on August 20. This year Physicians, RN’s, Interns and Social Workers can attend four seminars and receive CME Credit. Details about the Conference and online registration can be found at: https://rgcf.org/programs/cancer-survivor-conferen...

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More about the objectives of the Conference:

Upon completion of this program the participant should be able to:

  • Define professional standards of integrating psychosocial care into routine cancer care.
  • Describe evidence-based distress screening and psychosocial interventions for cancer patients and their families
  • Discuss specific psychosocial and supportive care services
  • Apply practical applications of science research
  • Review with patients that healthy eating is important for optimum treatment outcomes
  • Summarize evidence-based guidance about anti-cancer nutrition.
  • Examine the role of clinical trials in cancer survivorship
  • Discuss consideration of clinical trials for their cancer survivors
  • Update on the clinical trial options in El Paso
  • Differentiate the relationship between obesity and cancer
  • Identify patient risk factor
  • Review obesity and related cancer education

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