Skill Building in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Last Modified: February 25, 2007

Conference Dates: March 29-30, 2007
Conference Location: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida

Sponsoring Group: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute & USF

Conference Web Page URL: www.moffitt.org/continuinged - Click on Calendar of Events - Click on to the Month of March

Topics Covered: The purpose of this program is to provide clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and other health care professionals an overview of the predominant psychosocial and palliative care issues in the oncology setting as well as specific skills that can be used in working with cancer patients and their families.

Conference Objectives:

  • Identify the primary psychosocial issues faced by cancer patients and their families/caregivers.
  • Recommend a range of interventions and services to be offered within the oncology setting.
  • Integrate the concepts of palliative care into psychosocial practice.

Who Should Attend: Clinical social workers, psychologists, nurses, hospice professionals, psychiatric nurse practitioners, chaplains and other health care professionals who provide psychosocial care for patients with cancer.

Registration Information: To register online. For more information, contact (813) 745-1741 or e-mail your request to Melissa.Pearson@moffitt.org

Conference Fees: $295 Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Chaplains; One Day $225; Students: 2 Days - $225; 1 Day - $140

Continuing Education: Yes

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