The Living in the Future Cancer Survivorship Curriculum: A Curriculum for Health Professionals - Sep 5th & 12th 2017

Evanston, IL US
September 5, 2017 to September 12, 2017
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.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

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.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Johanna VanOpstal
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-2510
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/05/2017 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
09/12/2017 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
09/12/2017
Activity expires: 
03/12/2018
NorthShore University HealthSystem
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston Hospital
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
COURSE DIRECTOR
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. 

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
09/12/2017
Activity expires: 
03/12/2018
Registration: Closed to the public.

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