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Psychosocial Oncology Grand Rounds

Psychosocial Oncology Grand Rounds

 Management of Grief

James W. Lomax, MD; Associate Chairman and Director of Educational Programs; Baylor College of Medicine

Target Audience and Educational Objectives:

After attending this activity, the target audience of Physicians, Clinical and Research, Faculty, APNs, Nurses, Social Workers and Trainees should be able to:

·          Provide evidence-based specialized care for cancer patients facing emotional, psychosocial, and financial challenges (knowledge, performance, competence);

·          Develop effective ways to encourage healthy behaviors in cancer patients who self-medicate themselves with alcohol/tobacco or other drugs to reduce stress (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);

·          Evaluate psychological practice in the larger healthcare setting for evidence-based approaches, including evolving standards and ongoing national and local healthcare reform (knowledge, competence, performance).

After attending “Management of Grief” the learners should be able to:

1.     Describe “anomalous” phenomena that occur in grieving process.

2.     Distinguish between pathological and health promoting grief experiences.

3.             Tolerate and make clinical use of reported anomalous experiences.

Date: 1/9/18, 8am to 9am
Time: 1/9/18, 8am to 9am
Location: Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Room 3 (FCT3.4143)
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
Contact: Cynthia Montemayor - (713) 745-4999 - cmontema@mdanderson.org