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NCCC Lecture: Community Resources for the Patient with Cancer

March 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Speakers

Jenny Hanspal, RN, BSN, OCN
Nurse Navigator
Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Patient and Family Resource Center
NC Cancer Hospital

Michelle Gardiner, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Oncology Pharmacist
NC Cancer Hospital

Julia Rodriguez-O’Donnell, LCSW
Oncology Outpatient Social Worker
UNC Social Work
NC Cancer Hospital

Diane Bensley, LCSW
Oncology Outpatient Social Worker
UNC Social Work
NC Cancer Hospital

Cindy Rogers, JD
Oncology Patient Assistance Coordinator
Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Patient and Family Resource Center
NC Cancer Hospital

Lecture Objectives

  • Define the different types of cancer treatment facilities available in North Carolina.
  • Explain how to select credible resources and utilize them in the most effective way possible.
  • Describe the types of resources that are available to the NC cancer patient, including:
    • Pharmacy assistance/medication assistance programs for different types of cancer.
    • Benefits and financial resources (Medicaid, Medicare, Disability and grants).
    • Legal resources.
    • Psycho-social cancer support, survivorship programs, access to clinical trials, and end-of-life support.

Interested student participants are invited to contact in order to be connected to a NC Community College site coordinator.


Lecture Resources

  • Flyer
  • Presentation Handout (Coming Soon)
  • Live Link
  • Details for testing and viewing our live video and recordings in Mediasite

Details

Date:
March 27, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

NC