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Meeting the Needs of Transgender Patients with Cancer

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture

 

Terri Phoenix, PhD

Terri Phoenix, PhD

Director
LGBTQ Center
UNC Student Affairs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Patricia Morfeld, RN, BSN, OCN

Patricia Morfeld, RN, BSN, OCN

Registered Nurse-Chemotherapy
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Meeting the Needs
of Transgender Patients with Cancer

 

Lecture Description

Terri Phoenix, PhD, and Patricia Morfeld, RN, BSN, OCN, will discuss physical and psychological concerns of transgender patients who have active cancer or who are survivors.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define terms related to transgender and nonbinary identities
  • Explain culturally affirming practices when working with transgender patients and survivors
  • Discuss the position statements from professional organizations (ANA, ASCO, Joint Commission) regarding treatment of transgender patients
  • Discuss research regarding cancer prevalence and survivorship in transgender communities
  • Identify resources for continuing education regarding trans patients

 

 


Lecture Resources:

Details

Date:
October 14, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu
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