The Living in the Future Cancer Survivorship Curriculum: A Curriculum for Health Professionals - Sept 30th 2015
To facilitate the critical competencies that should be part of the routine care of cancer survivors and their families, and to address this gap in medical education, Carol A. Rosenberg, MD has created the Living in the Future Cancer Survivorship Course, a framework for the dissemination of the science of survivorship. The curriculum provides health professionals with a foundation of attitude, knowledge and skills related to survivorship care.
This activity has been planned for phyisicians in the following specialties: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, OB-Gyn as well as other healthcare professionals interested in cancer survivorship.
Through participation in a multifaceted, interactive curriculum, participants will learn to:
- Anticipate the physical and psychosocial needs of the cancer survivor;
- Identify the problems that cancer survivors may face;
- Address these needs and issues in a dynamic partnership among cancer survivors, their families and the healthcare team;
- Design an individualized wellness plan for cancer survivors.
Carol A. Rosenberg, MD, FACP
Director Preventive Health Initiatives
Director Living in the Future (LIFE) Cancer Survivorship Program
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Dr. Rosenberg has no financial relationships to disclose.
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Staff at The University of Chicago Center for Continuing Medical Education have no financial relationships to disclose.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.