Product Description

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This essential webinar series explores the impact of current cancer research, therapies and treatments within the oncology continuum, and the emergence of cancer rehabilitation as a specialty area of practice within rehabilitative medicine. Rehabilitation services play a vital role in adding value to the medical continuum of oncology care. Integrating rehabilitation services within the continuum of care allows providers the opportunity to employ an interdisciplinary approach to address critical components of function that are often overlooked or undertreated.

The enhanced role of rehabilitation services within the continuum of oncology care will further challenge the long-established parameters of service setting, modeling, and delivery. These innovations will require providers to think strategically and systemically in order to meet the complex needs of individuals with cancer through person-centered care. This webinar series prepares providers to meet these challenges with keen guidance and insight on how to effectively plan and integrate specialized rehabilitation services into the continuum of care in order to promote optimal outcomes for individuals and enhance service efficacy and efficiency.

Designed to benefit direct service professionals and administrators, the “Meeting the Challenge” webinar series provides participants with the latest research and analysis of integrated therapies and treatments, clinical practice guidelines, policy drivers and implications, development of comprehensive care models, population dynamics, and the effect of specialized rehabilitation services within the continuum of care. Specific topics include:

  • Epidemiology of cancer and its emerging relevance to rehabilitation practice.
  • Regulatory environment impacting the delivery of rehabilitation care and services.
  • Emerging initiatives in developing models for the delivery of integrated services.
  • The unique rehabilitation needs of cancer patients and available resources.

You are not alone in “Meeting the Challenge,” so please join us for this innovative webinar series.

This webinar series is recommended for the following professionals:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Behavioral health specialists
  • Cancer center administrators
  • Cancer navigators
  • Tumor registrars
  • Oncology care providers
  • Social workers
  • Program directors
  • Medical and health services administrators
  • Quality assurance and improvement specialists

Webinar participants should be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiology of cancer and its emerging relevance to rehabilitation practice.
  • Understand the trajectory of treatment for many of the commonly diagnosed cancers and the role of rehabilitation in this trajectory.
  • Recognize the impact of cancer treatment side effects on function and the role rehabilitation plays in mitigating functional decline across the lifespan.
  • Identify rehabilitation models of care across various settings that can be implemented and integrated with the oncology care continuum.

Cancer Rehabilitation: Policy and Regulatory Drivers in the United States

Cancer is a prevalent condition in the population of the United States. The medical continuum for cancer care delivery is highly regulated and driven by comprehensive approaches to standardized care. Currently, there are a number of regulatory and policy drivers in the United States that are emphasizing value-added services that contribute to comprehensive, high-quality care for individuals with cancer. Rehabilitation care providers have a significant role to play in provision of care that meets emerging policy and accreditation standards. This webinar will review important cancer-related policy reports from the Institute of Medicine and will highlight their relevance to rehabilitation care. Focus will be drawn to demonstrate how a cancer rehabilitation program can contribute to enabling compliance with many of the accrediting standards and efforts made to demonstrate the alignment of rehabilitation services with these policy drivers for comprehensive care delivery.

Links to other webinars in the series:

Cancer Rehabilitation: An Emerging Area of Practice

Cancer Rehabilitation: National and International Resources

Cancer Rehabilitation: Considerations of Care Across the Lifespan

Integrating into the Cancer Delivery Continuum

Delivery and Use:

Recordings are available for delivery two business days after the webinar date listed. You will receive an email from events@carf.org with the link(s) to your purchased recording(s), the PowerPoint slides, and any handouts from the webinar attached. This is a web-based product, not a CD or a downloadable file. Purchased webinar recordings are available for review until the end of the calendar year.

There is no limit on the number of staff who can view the purchased recording(s), but it is restricted for internal use only and the file or links may not be passed onto anyone outside your organization.



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Cancer Rehabilitation: Policy and Regulatory Drivers

Item #: 3520.03-24
Details: Recorded March 16, 2016. Duration: 76 min.

Price each or as selected: $199.00 USD

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Cancer Rehabilitation: Policy and Regulatory Drivers