You’re invited: Oncology for the Primary Care Provider

February 20, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This event offers an opportunity for health care providers in primary care settings to learn about the complexities during the transition of patients from oncology back to primary care settings.

Attendees will gain the information necessary to identify side effects of new immunotherapies used for treating cancer patients and manage long-term consequences of cancer treatments, including pain management and rehabilitation as well as connecting patients to fertility preservation and reproductive health specialists.

The activity will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on April 18 at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth, Michigan.

It is appropriate for medical students, nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other health care professionals in the fields of family medicine, general medicine and internal medicine.

At the end of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Manage patients who transition back to the primary care provider after cancer treatment
  • Identify side effects of new immunotherapies used for treating cancer patients
  • Identify and manage long-term consequences of cancer treatments
  • Identify pain management and rehabilitation resources
  • Identify fertility preservation and reproductive health needs in cancer survivors and connecting them with appropriate specialists

Accreditation and credit designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Click here for more information and to register.

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