Join us for a free cancer survivorship educational retreat for oncology health care professionals covering issues facing individuals diagnosed with cancer and caregivers. Health care professionals are welcome to attend one or both days of the retreat. Free CE/Contact Hours are available for nurses and social workers. Attendees can participate in one or both days, for a maximum total of 12 CE/Contact Hours.
June 26-27, 2020
Liberty Station Conference Center
2600 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106
Free parking available on-site.
You are welcome to attend the Friday program, the Saturday program, or both.
Triage Cancer has developed a comprehensive cancer training for oncology health care professionals on health insurance, disability insurance, and finances that arise after a cancer diagnosis.
June 26, 2020
Lunch will be provided.
Please note: continuing education for Day 1 of this retreat is provided by Triage Cancer. For more information about accreditation click here.
Triage Cancer and Cancer and Careers have developed a comprehensive In-Service Training for oncology health care professionals, advocates, and human resources professionals on employment, health insurance, and disability insurance issues, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about the legal and practical cancer survivorship issues.
June 27, 2020
Lunch will be provided.
Please note: continuing education for Day 2 of this retreat will be provided by Cancer and Careers. For more information about accreditation click here.
Day 1 Instructors:
Day 1 Agenda:
|9:00am – 9:55am||Welcome, Cancer Survivorship, & Advocacy|
|9:55am – 10:45am||Overview & History of the U.S. Health Care System|
|10:45am – 11:00am||Break|
|11:00am – 12:30pm||Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance|
|12:30pm – 1:00pm||Lunch|
|1:00pm – 1:45pm||Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance (continued)|
|1:45pm – 2:30pm||Government-Sponsored Health Insurance|
|2:30pm – 2:45pm||Break|
|2:45pm – 4:25pm||Navigating Disability Insurance & Appeals|
|4:25pm – 4:45pm||Managing Finances After Cancer & Accessing Financial Assistance|
|4:45pm – 5:00pm||Closing|
Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 8/26/19 to 8/26/20. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 continuing education credits.
In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must physically sign in when they arrive, return a completed evaluation, and sign out when they leave. Additionally, attendees who successfully complete a post-test with a passing grade (80%) will also receive the American Cancer Society/Triage Cancer Certificate of Financial Navigation. The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees approximately 4 weeks after the event.
|Cancer Survivorship: Advocacy & Empowerment||· Outline how health care professionals can engage in various types of advocacy and encourage patients to be advocates|
|An Overview of the U.S. Health Care System||· Outline the different theories of health care systems|
· Explain the various elements of a health insurance policy
· Define terms used in a health insurance policy
|Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance Part 1 & Part 2||· Outline the various individual and employer-sponsored health insurance options available to patients|
· Describe consumer protections included in various federal and state laws
· Explain the health insurance appeals process
|Government Sponsored Health Insurance||· Describe eligibility differences for Medicare and Medicaid|
· Outline steps patients can take to appeal a claim denial for Medicare and Medicaid
· Identify resources for patients to learn more about accessing Medicare and Medicaid
|Navigating Disability Insurance & Appeals||· Outline how FMLA can be useful to patients|
· Articulate how disability insurance can be useful to someone who can no longer work, temporarily or permanently, as a result of a cancer diagnosis
· Explain how disability insurance works with other leave laws
|Managing Finances & Accessing Financial Assistance Options||· Outline practical tools and tips for rebuilding financial health after a cancer diagnosis|
· Identify financial assistance options available to pay for health care & other expenses
Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CEU@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CEU@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave., #136, Chicago, IL 60646.