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Palliative Care – 1/25/2023
January 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 amFree
Welcome to CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds
The Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP) co-organize weekly presentations on the care of seriously ill patients and their families, including individuals living with cancer, relevant to interdisciplinary clinicians. Individual topics address pain and symptom management, communication approaches with patients and families, strategies to facilitate coping and support, quality improvement and research in these disciplines.
Laurel Engel, MSW, LCSW
Support for the Whole Family: Ways to Help Your Patients with Young Children Navigate their Cancer Journeys
Laurel Engel, MSW, LCSW, is an experienced counselor with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. A strong community and social services professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Engel is the Clinical Coordinator for KidsCAN!, a program for children who have a parent with cancer, at UNC Rex Cancer Care in Raleigh, North Carolina. Skilled in grief counseling, family therapy, and group therapy, Engel is passionate about helping to support children and their families during major life challenges and transitions.
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
Please visit the CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds calendar page to view upcoming events.