Crawford a Speaker at Virtual Workshop for Caregivers (4.22.20)

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Jeffrey Crawford

Part V of Life with Cancer: A Guide to Getting the Best Care

CancerCare, Inc, is hosting a virtual workshop "For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems," on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

This free workshop, featuring experts from Duke, UNC, and the NIH, is for people living with cancer, their families, partners, caregivers, friends and health care professionals.

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.



Topics Covered

  •     Role of Caregivers in Care Coordination for People Living with Cancer & Other Health Problems
  •     Tips for Communicating with the Health Care Team about Care Coordination
  •     What Research Tells Us about Caregivers, including Long Distance Caregivers
  •     Coordinating Your Loved One’s Care & Follow-Up Appointments
  •     Discussion of Adherence – Taking Your Pills on Schedule
  •     Planning Ahead with Your Pharmacist – Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions & Planning for Visitors, Weekends, Special Occasions, Travel, Holidays
  •     Accessing Resources for the Cost of Care, including Homecare
  •     Finding the Practical Help You Need: Co-Pay Foundations and Federal, State & Local Programs
  •     Legal Advocacy Tips for Caregivers
  •     Learning How to Appeal Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid & Provider Denials
  •     Other Resources: VA Benefits & FMLA
  •     Tips on Choosing Community & Medical Resources to Improve Your Quality-of-Life
  •     Time Saving Self-Care & Advocacy Tips for Caregivers
  •     Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Panel of Experts

Jeffrey Crawford, MD

George Barth Geller Professor for Research in Cancer,
Department of Medicine at Duke University
Co-Leader Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program,
Duke Cancer Institute

Erin E. Kent, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Public Health
Full Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Domna Antoniadis, JD

Staff Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

Georgie Cusack, MS, RN, AOCNS

Director of Education and Patient Safety, Office of the Clinical Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute,
Adjunct Nurse Leader, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health

Victoria Puzo, MSW

Online Support Group Program Manager, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

CancerCare, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

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