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Palliative Care Grand Rounds – 8/30/2023
August 30 @ 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.
August 30, 2023
The Importance of Sexual Function post Cancer Treatment: A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist’s Perspective
Andrea Gutierrez was born and raised in Southern California and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science at California State University-Northridge. She then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University. She has been a pelvic floor physical therapist for 9 years and in 2018 earned her Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification. She has a passion for treating patients with chronic pelvic pain. Blessed by location, she has worked with numerous patients referred by various physicians from USC, UCLA, City of Hope oncology hospital and Cedar’s Sinai. She joined the UNC Durham/Hillsborough pelvic floor team two years ago.
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.