Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care 2019

Conference Information

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For registration fees and more information, visit the 18th Annual Fall Cancer Conference

18th Annual Fall Cancer Conference
Rural Cancer Patients. Real Cancer Issues.

 

Join the UW Carbone Cancer Center on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin, for the 18th Annual Fall Cancer Conference.

 

This activity is designed for individuals who are involved in cancer treatment and education of cancer patients and their families: oncology physicians, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, health educators, social workers, psychologists, chaplains and other interested health care professionals involved in cancer care. Patients, caregivers and community members are also encouraged to attend.

 

Credit

Accreditation Statement

 

Jointly Accredited Provider: Interprofessional Continuing Education logoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and the Wisconsin Cancer Council. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Designation Statements

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Iowa Board of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 ANCC and Iowa contact hours. The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.

 

A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .6 CEUs or 6 hours.

Need

Rural cancer patients face many challenges in receiving care, including limited availability of cancer treatments and cancer support providers (oncologists, social workers, mental healthcare providers, palliative care specialists, etc), transportation barriers, financial issues and limited access to clinical trials. Oncologists and other cancer care providers experience parallel challenges in delivering care to their rural cancer patients.

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for individuals who are involved in cancer treatment and education of cancer patients and their families: oncology physicians, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, health educators, social workers, psychologists, chaplains and other interested health care professionals involved in cancer care. Patients, caregivers and community members are also encouraged to attend.

Elements of Competence

This continuing education activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, interpersonal and communications skills, and professionalism.

Learning Objectives

This activity is designed to educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers about challenges and issues affecting rural cancer patients. Learning objectives for this conference include:

  • Identify three barriers to cancer care in rural communities and outline at least one strategy for reducing cancer disparities in rural U.S. communities
  • Recognize and review a model of de-centralized regional delivery
  • Outline strategies to increase access, affordability and compassionate health care
  • Describe options available for expanding mental health specialty care in rural areas
  • Discuss research on cancer among the Amish and explore strategies for health care providers and others working with Amish cancer patients and their families
  • Learn strategies to address optimization of cancer care and clinical trial enrollment in underserved rural communities
  • Examine humorous and serious health care insights via emergency care in the rural setting
  • List several strengths and challenges commonly experienced by cancer caregivers in rural areas
  • Describe strategies for improving chemotherapy and supportive care management in the rural patient population
  • Illustrate how to connect patients to the free services offered by the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line
  • Identify ways to access local cancer resources and tools within local communities
  • Identify ways to help rural communities overcome challenges

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

 

Conference Agenda

 

Time Topic Speaker(s)
7:15-8am

Registration

Breakfast and visit with exhibitors

 
8-8:05am Welcome and Introductions

Noelle LoConte, MD

Associate Professor

UW Carbone Cancer Center

8:05-9am

Rural Cancer Disparities: How Deep is the Divide?

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Wake Forest Baptist Health

9:05-10am Tiny Stitches: Strengthening the Patchwork for Rural Cancer Screening

Simon Craddock Lee, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

10-10:25am Break and visit with exhibitors  
10:25-11:20am Attend one of these workshops:  
  Improving Cancer Care Access: Local Solutions for Local People

Jeron Jackson, MHA,
Service Line Administrator
Medical Oncology/Hematology
Marshfield Clinic Health Care System

 

Mental Health Matters Here, Too: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Rural Populations Affected by Cancer

Rebecca Radue, MD
Geriatric Psychiatrist
William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital

  Plain Talk About Health Care and the Amish: Focus on Cancer

Mark Louden, PhD,
Professor
UW-Madison College of Letters and Science

 

Innovations Afield: Successful Accrual Among the Reluctant Rural

Brian Burnette, MD
Medical Oncologist
Green Bay Oncology

11:25am-12:20pm Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time: Rural Health Care via 911

Michael Perry

Author

12:15-1:15pm Lunch  
1:15-2:10pm Attend one of these workshops:  
 

Rural Caregiving: Cultural Strengths, Geographic Challenges

Kristin Litzelman, PhD
Assistant Professor
UW-Madison School of Human Ecology

 

Optimizing Medication Use in the Rural Cancer Population: Beating the Tyranny of Distance

Mary Mably, RPh, BCOP
Pharmacy Manager
Oncology Pharmacy Residency
Program Director
UW Health

 

Quitting in the Countryside: How the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line's Cessation Resources Improves Cessation Rates in Rural Communities

Allison Gorrilla, MPH
Outreach Specialist
and
Amy Skora, BS
Outreach Specialist
UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

 

Making the Most of What We Got: Accessing Community Resources Efficiently and Creatively

Courtney Brunner, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist
Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin

2:15-3:10pm It's Like the City, Only Quieter: Rise of the Rural Ghetto

John Eason, PhD
Associate Professor
UW-Madison Department of Sociology

3:10-3:40pm Synthesis of Day/Wrap Up/Evaluation Noelle LoConte, MD
UW Carbone Cancer Center