Free CE for Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurses in the Oncology fields
The Living Beyond Cancer web course offers four 20-minute modules featuring the most up-to-date information on caring for cancer survivors in a primary care setting. The professional education webinar segments are led by Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA, from the WVU Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control and the WVU School of Medicine’s Division of Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Stout is a renowned healthcare researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate.
Module 1 – Breast Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects
Module 2 – Lung Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects
Module 3 – Colorectal Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects
Module 4 – Using the NCCN Survivorship Guideline to Support Care for Your Patients After
The course information will remain available indefinitely, but free continuing education is offered on a limited basis. To view the web course and (if desired) acquire free continuing education credit, visit https://bit.ly/survivorshipce.
ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP
The Living Beyond Cancer online support group is a free, closed-membership Facebook forum that provides support and information for those currently receiving cancer treatment, those who have completed treatment, and their caregivers. To join the Living Beyond Cancer Facebook support group, visit http://bit.ly/beyondcancer.
The Living Beyond Cancer podcast features cancer experts sharing advice on how to best live with and beyond cancer. Topics include long- and short-term effects of various cancers, the psychosocial issues related to cancer, intimacy issues for women following treatment, the importance of advanced directives, and the role of exercise in cancer care. Find out more and listen online at WVUCancer.org/podcasts.
Chemotherapy is difficult for any child, but when it causes mucositis, a painful side effect that causes ulcers to form in the mouth, it gets even harder. These children often require more pain medications and longer hospital stays.
All faculty are invited to attend the WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program presentation "Leveraging Your Strengths as an Academic Leader" on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m.