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Palliative Care: Yoga & Mindfulness for People with Serious Health Conditions
August 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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.
Yoga Therapy During Cancer Treatment and at the End of Life
Doreen currently maintains a private practice and works as a yoga therapist for Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Chapel Hill, a position she has held for the past 11 years. Her past experience includes working for Cornucopia Cancer Support Program for 10 years; as a board member and yoga therapist for New Life After Cancer; writing articles on yoga and cancer; speaking at state-wide survivorship conferences, and contributing to an upcoming book on yoga across the cancer continuum which is due to be published in 2021. She is a member of, and certified by, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and is a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology for which she is the Co-Chair of the yoga committee’s peer support group.
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.