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ACE Lecture Series: "Improving Communication in Cancer Care - The Patient’s Perspective"

I*CARE Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement Presents - Achieving Communication Excellence (ACE) Lecture Series: "Improving Communication in Cancer Care - The Patient’s Perspective"  

­Sally Th­orne, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Inquiry
Professor, School of Nursing
Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Science
University of British Columbia
 
Thursday, December 5, 2013
12 – 1 p.m. Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
 
Lunch will be provided to the first 100 attendees.
 
This presentation will focus on the complex challenge of improving communication between providers and patients within care delivery systems. It will draw on insights from patient-oriented research as a resource for critical reflection on the key elements that can lead to success
 
After attending this activity, the target audience of physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dietitians, PhDs and other medical staff should be able to:
 
• Demonstrate basic principles and strategies that can be used to promote an increase in patient satisfaction with the overall care provided (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);
• Discuss options for treatment plans with patients that will be more congruent with what the patient wants and increase patient compliance to treatment plan (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);
• Interpret patient emotions and employ basic principles and strategies to acknowledge these emotions (knowledge, competence, performance);
• Demonstrate appropriate communication skills with colleagues (knowledge, competence, performance).
 
Objectives:
• Interpret the distinct contribution of qualitative approaches in understanding complex human phenomena
• Recognize key patterns in effective and problematic communication from the cancer patient perspective
• Identify strategic directions for enhancing the communicative environment in cancer care
 
 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has implemented a process whereby everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could potentially affect the information presented. 
 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center also requires that all faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products.  Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.
 
 
Physician CE
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This presentation has been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
 
Nursing CE
"The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
To earn nursing CE and receive a certificate participants must:
1. Sign the nursing sign-in sheet at the registration desk
2. Stay for the entire program
3. Turn in your completed evaluation at the nursing registration desk to receive your certificate of successful completion.
The CE awarded for this program is 1.00 contact hours.
 
Social Work CEU
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Social Work is an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider # 4607. This program is approved for .1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
 
Risk Management Education RME
All physicians and dentists (faculty, fellows, and residents) covered by the UT System Professional Medical Liability Benefit plan are required to complete five (5) hours of Risk Management Education (RME) each year as a condition of coverage. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Qualifies this live activity for 1 hour of Risk Management Education Credit.
 
Dietitian CPEU
Dietitians may e-mail cdkirkwood@mdanderson.org for a certificate of attendance.

Date: 12/5/13, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 12/5/13, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Hickey Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400)
Format: Lecture
CME: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Speaker: ­Sally Th­orne, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS
Speaker Bio: Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Inquiry Professor, School of Nursing Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Science University of British Columbia
Contact: Jason Martinez - (713) 563-1484 - jmartine@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  ICARE_Thorne_Dec2013_Poster NEW.pdf (PDF, 4.2 MB)