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Emotional Distress in Oncology: Awareness-Screening-Access

  • May 22, 2024
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual

ISNCC and CANO/ACIO are collaborating on a webinar on Emotional Distress in Oncology: Awareness-Screening-Access.

Presenter: Dr. Linda Carlson, Professor in Psychosocial Oncology in the Department of Oncology

Learning Objectives:

  1. DESCRIBE symptoms of anxiety and depression in persons living with cancer
  2. EVALUATE the level of emotional distress or severity of symptoms in persons living with cancer
  3. IDENTIFY patients at greatest risk for developing serious mental health illness or who needs urgent interventions
  4. PROVIDE (or REFER to) appropriate stepped care

Speaker Biography:
Dr. Linda Carlson has held the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology since 2007, is Full Professor in Psychosocial Oncology in the Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology. She is the Director of the Alberta Complementary Therapy and Integrative Oncology (ACTION) Centre, and is Director of Research and continues to work as a Clinical Psychologist at the Department of Psychosocial Resources at Cancer Care Alberta, where she has provided clinical service since 1997.

Registration is available via the CANO/ACIO website.

Register For Emotional Distress in Oncology Webinar - May 22, 2024

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