This symposium will provide healthcare professionals with new or enhanced knowledge that can be implemented in the evaluation and management of cancer and treatment-related impairments. Emphasis will be placed on the latest advancements in the management of adult and pediatric cancers and how to address their rehabilitative needs. This two-day symposium includes morning plenary sessions followed by break-out sessions in the afternoon that attendees may select during registration. Included in this program will be special “Meet the Experts” panels with both physicians and therapists to discuss program development with time for Q&A.
- Identify recent advances in the diagnosis, treatments, and rehabilitation of individuals living with cancer.
- Illustrate how collaboration between oncology and rehabilitation specialists can improve outcomes along the continuum of care for individuals of all ages with cancer.
- Communicate new evidence-based practice and clinical treatment approaches to clinicians working with individuals across the cancer continuum.
- Discuss the interdisciplinary approach to the care of individuals with cancer to promote safe and effective rehabilitation at all stages of the cancer experience from initial diagnosis to palliative care.
- Discuss oncology program development with physician and therapy experts.
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