Teenage Cancer Case Presentations: Perspectives of Patients, Parents and Siblings

Des Moines, IA US
April 3, 2013

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss why teenagers with cancer are considered an underserved population.
  2. Understand the experience of cancer from the perspective of teenaged patients, their parents and siblings.
  3. Appreciate the importance of developmentally-appropriate, compassionate medical care.

Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.

Speakers

Melissa A. Alderfer, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, the speaker(s) indicated no financial relationships to disclose. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and polici​es of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credit(s).
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.20 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
04/03/2013
Course expires: 
04/03/2013
Event starts: 
04/03/2013 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/03/2013 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.20 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/03/2013
Course expires: 
04/03/2013

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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