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Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will explore the various coping strategies and creative outlets that can aid an individual’s ability to adjust to a cancer diagnosis. Attendees will learn about various coping strategies, community resources to support personal adjustment to cancer, and the potential benefits of the coping strategies.

Presented by Ali Schaffer, LCSW

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of how to cope with a cancer diagnosis. This webinar will provide an overview of various coping strategies and creative outlets that can enhance an individuals’ ability to adjust to a cancer diagnosis and successfully navigate the challenges and unique experiences associated with a cancer diagnosis. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients navigate various coping strategies and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

June 16, 2020

9am P / 11am C / 12pm E

Course Level: Beginner

AGENDA

11:00-11:05am CT –  Welcome, Speaker Introduction

11:05-11:55am CT –  Overview of strategies to aid and promote an individual’s ability to cope with cancer, community resources to support personal adjustment to cancer, and the potential benefits of discussed coping strategies

11:55am–12:00pm CT –  Questions

12:00-12:10pm CT – Post Test

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

Social Workers: 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: 08/26/2019 to 08/26/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post- test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

OBJECTIVES

  • Attendees will learn about strategies to aid and promote an individuals’ ability to cope with cancer.
  • Attendees will learn about community resources to support personal adjustment to cancer.
  • Attendees will learn about the potential benefits of discussed coping strategies.

QUESTIONS OR GRIEVANCES

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Triage Cancer uses the Zoom platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.