Cancer Survivorship and the Role of Cancer Rehabilitation

Date: Wednesday,  February 5, 2020
Audience: Healthcare professionals working with this clientele
Course Level: Introductory
Check in time: 5:30-6:00 PM
Course time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: WILF Family Center Auditorium
M Health Fairview Masonic Children's Hospital
2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, 55454
Contact Hours: 2.0
Course Fee: $50.00
Course intended to be completed in full.  If you need to arrive late or leave early the CE department must be notified before course takes place for contact hours to be adjusted.
PT/PTA partial credit: Hours for partial credit attended will be adjusted on your course certificate and the MN Board of PT approval and number removed.  You may still be able to submit the completed hours towards your professional license.
ASHA: Hours for partial credit attended will be adjusted on your course certificate, but the ASHA logo will be removed.  You may still be able to submit the completed hours towards your professional license. 
Participant forms will not be submitted to ASHA for SLP attendees who do not complete the course in full. 
AOTA: Hours for partial credit will be adjusted on your course certificate.  OT/COTA are able to claim the hours actually attended.  AOTA logo will remain on course certificate. 
Group Discounts:

If three people from the same organization register for a course, each person will receive a 10% discount. Four or more registered will receive a 15% discount. Please email or call ahead of time with the names of the people who will be registering as a group, [email protected] or 612-672-5607.

For Group discounts:  USE CODE rehab10 for 10% discount and rehab15 for 15% discount for group

Course Description:

The focus of this course will be on gaining an increased perspective on the impact of cancer treatment on all aspects of function (physical, ADL/IADL performance).  Dr. Blaes will address the role that rehabilitation/therapy can play for people with a cancer diagnosis who are going through treatment-what can cancer rehabilitation do.  She will also address the impact that cancer treatment has on frailty and aging in cancer survivors.  


 Dr. Anne Blaes is an associate professor in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota and a member of the Masonic Cancer Center.  She is the section head of Medical Oncology at the University of Minnesota where she also serves as the Director of Cancer Survivorship Services and Translational  Research.  She is the current chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Cancer Survivorship Committee.  Dr. Blaes has a special interest in cancer survivorship, the late effects of cancer therapy, and medical education. Her research interests include quality of life, cardiac complications of chemotherapy, and the late effects of cancer therapy in cancer survivors.

Financial Disclosure: Dr. Anne Blaes will receive honoraria for speaking on this topic.
Non-financial Disclosure: Dr. Anne Blaes has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
At the conclusion of the course,  participants should be able to:

1. Identify the impacts cancer therapies have on physical function both during and after immediate cancer therapy.

2.Identify the impacts cancer treatment has on frailty and aging in cancer survivors.

3. Summarize the role cancer rehabilitation plays during and beyond initial cancer diagnosis.


5:30-6:00 PM Check in time

6:00-7:00 PM Cancer therapy impact and physical function

7:00-8:00 Aging cancer survivors and Evaluate rehabilitation role


AOTA Classification Code: Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process                                                  


This course is offered for .2 ASHA CEUs  ( Related area, Introductory level)