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UNC CCSP and Palliative Care Grand Rounds
June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Please join us Wednesday, 06/20/18 at 8am, Patient Family Resource Center Conference Room (Ground Floor, North Carolina Cancer Hospital)
Hosted by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) and the UNC Palliative Care Program
Presenter: Lauren Lux, LCSW
Title: Palliative and End of Life Care for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: Confronting Mortality During the “Invincible Years”
Bio: Lauren Lux, LCSW, is the Director of UNC Lineberger’s Adolescents and Young Adult (AYA) Support Program, which offers a range of personalized care and support for AYAs undergoing cancer treatment at the N.C. Cancer Hospital and UNC Children’s Hospital. Lux’s responsibilities are many and vary widely, from clinical work that aims to help AYAs maintain their sense of independence and identity throughout treatment, to providing access to complementary and support services, to coordinating group events that allow AYAs to connect with each other. She and Medical Director, Andrew Smitherman, are also responsible for the growth and development of the AYA program – which includes setting and executing the research agenda, directing training efforts on a local and national level, and advocating for and developing AYA friendly hospital policies, processes, and programming.
We offer: Accreditation
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.)