After Ringing the Bell: A Cancer Survivorship Conference presented by Sussex County Survivorship Co.
Date: January 17, 2013
Location: Atlantic Sands Hotel, 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Download the event flyer here.
The day’s speakers and topics:
Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS
Johns Hopkins Breast Center and Survivorship Programs
Topic: Survivorship Care Plans
Sage Bolte, PhD
Inova Health System Life with Cancer Program
Topic: Sexuality and Survivorship
Judy Pierson, EdD
Licensed Psychologist, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Topic: Your Best Life After Cancer
Clare Wilson, RN, MS
Tunnell Cancer Center Cancer Care Navigator, Certified Well Coach
Topic: Mindful Living
Conference objectives (CEU’s provided to healthcare professionals):
- Identify tools and tips on the transition from patient to survivor
- Identify core components of a survivor care plan
- Identify physical consequences of long term and late effects of treatment
- Recognize post treatment emotional concerns
- Describe the integration of mind-body medicine in cancer survivorship care
The Sussex County Survivorship Coalition was formed in July 2011 to coordinate efforts the variety of local organizations traditionally provide to support cancer survivors. The Coalition has grown and includes: Tunnell Cancer Center of Beebe Medical Center; Nanticoke Cancer Care Center of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital; Cancer Support Community- Delaware (formerly The Wellness Community Delaware); Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition; American Cancer Society; Leukemia-Lymphoma Society; Cancer Care Connection; and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate.