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Webinars on Palliative Care
Both webinars are free to register

The Society for Neuro-Oncology is pleased to announce two upcoming webinars on Palliative Care as part of SNO’s Webinar Series. Registration is free and limited to the first 1,000 participants. Please note that you must register individually for each event. Health care providers and all those who care for people with central nervous system tumors are welcome to attend. All SNO webinars are recorded, so if you miss one, you will be able to view it on-demand on SNO’s Online Education Center.

Challenges in Palliative and Supportive Care for Patients with Neuro-Oncologic Illnesses
Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 3:00 pm EST

Speaker
Deborah Forst, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Fellowship Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • To appreciate the unique challenges faced by providers caring for patients with neuro-oncologic illnesses
  • To identify barriers to effective communication between clinicians and neuro-oncology patients
  • To describe the unique burden faced by family caregivers of patients with neuro-oncologic illnesses

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Patient-Centered Communication Via Telehealth in Neuro-Oncology
Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 3:00 pm EST

Speakers
Benzi M. Kluger, MD, MS, FAAN
Professor
Departments of Neurology and Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center

Heather E. Leeper, MD, MS
Assistant Research Physician
Neuro-Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Moderators
Mark R. Gilbert, MD
Chief
Neuro-Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Terri S. Armstrong, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP
Deputy Chief
Neuro-Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • Describe ways you can build rapport and connection with the patient and their caregiver(s) during telehealth visits.
  • Use patient-centered communication strategies to improve patient outcomes.
  • Summarize techniques and strategies for navigating conversations with patients and caregivers.

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If you have ideas or topics you would like us to consider for future webinars, please email Shelley Pressley or complete the online form .