Decreasing Readmission to Maximize Life: Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Cancer
Cancer rehabilitation and symptom management has been shown to contribute to better outcomes including improved quality of life, patient longevity, and decreased risk of recurrence. This course will teach home health care teammates cancer rehab techniques and symptom management to effectively recognize, evaluate, predict, and treat the physical dysfunctions associated with cancer treatment including surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
This conference is being held virtually. You will receive the link to join after you enroll on the Microsoft Form Registration Link
This course is intended for PT, RN, OT, SLP and other interested healthcare providers
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Explain the comprehensive role of the care team in cancer care.
- Identify the changes in individuals with cancer that drives the need for rehabilitation and symptom management.
- Recognize the common dysfunctions and impairments resulting from cancer surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
- Integrate the components of integumentary and soft tissue assessment post cancer surgery or radiation in treatment plan.
Leslie J. Waltke, PT, DPT, Cancer Rehabilitation Coordinator
The planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 1.50 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1.50 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.
Please register for this course via Microsoft Forms per the event coordinator. You will receive the link to join after you enroll with the Microsoft Form Registration Link
Click Take Course to Claim Credit.
Contact the Continuing Nursing Education team ASC-CNE@aah.org if you have any questions or need assistance.