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Course Webinar: Chemotherapy: What it Means for the Rehab Pro

Course description: This is a virtual 1-hr course designed to introduce physical therapists & occupational therapists to the basics of chemotherapy & how chemotherapy affects a person. This live course will focus on the broad categories & side effects of chemotherapy. This course will also include a brief case review of short- & long-term effects of chemotherapy on a person’s functional mobility.

Presented by Dr. Elise K. Cantu, PT - Board Certified Oncologic Clinical Specialist - LANA-Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Time: 4 pm pacific | 5 pm mountain | 6 pm central | 7 pm eastern

Dr Elise Cantu is a physical therapist practicing in Fort Worth, Texas. She is extremely passionate about Oncologic Physical Therapy and patient care. She understands how frustrating it can be to find resources to treat Oncology patients and thus started TheOncoPT. 

Duration: 1 hour.

Target audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs and COTAs who work with adults and children in outpatient, home health or inpatient rehabilitation settings.

Course accreditation: This course has been Approved by CERS, an Approval Agency for the California Board of Physical Therapy. CERS Course Approval #: 21-50681-1.

0:00: Introduction, review of course objectives, agenda
0:05: Introduction to Cancer and how cancer affects the body
0:10: Introduction to Chemotherapy and why it is used in cancer treatment
0:20: Overview of chemotherapy classes and their side effects
0:45: Case review and interactive discussion; Q&A
1:00: End of course

Instructional level: Introductory (Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.)

Key learning outcomes:

    As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
    1. Describe Chemotherapy and its uses.
    2. Understand commonly used chemotherapies and how they affect the body.
    3. Explain long-term effects of chemotherapy on functional mobility.
    4. Apply knowledge gained to a patient case example.

      Webinar information:

      • This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. 
      • High-speed internet connection is required.

      Recorded course information:

      • The recorded course will be made available on August 18, 2021.
      • The course will be available for CEUs until August 17, 2026.
      • You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.

      Instructor disclosures:

      • Financial
        • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
        • Presenter is an Oncology CE instructor for other companies.
        • Presenter is a salaried faculty member of Texas Christian University.
        • Presenter is a Pediatric Lymphedema consultant with Brylan’s Feat Foundation.
        • Presenter is the voice behind TheOncoPT podcast.
        • Presenter is a core team member of Survivorship Solutions.
      • Non-financial:
        • Grandmother is a cancer survivor.

      Instructional methodology: Lecture

      Course completion requirements:

      • Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
      • Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
      • Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
      • Completion of program evaluation form.

      Access to this course is reserved for Access Pass members.

      Certificates of completion: Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

      Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.

      Complaint policy: In the event that an individual is not satisfied with the organization’s continuing education program, we request a formal letter of complaint from the individual that outlines their concerns in writing. For more information, please read our full complaint policy.

      Cancellation policy:

      For Access Pass subscribers: In the event that a course is canceled or rescheduled, no cash refund will be provided to subscribers of the Access Pass. Therapy Insights will work to reschedule the event, or create a new event within the same month. Therapy Insights guarantees access to one live course per month to all subscribers. In the highly unlikely event that this commitment is not met, subscribers will receive a 50% refund for that month’s subscription cost. Subscribers who are on an annual payment plan will receive a pro-rated refund for 50% of the cost of that month.

      All refunds will be provided within 30 days of time of cancellation.

      Refund policy in the event that a participant cancels their registration.
      In the event that a participant/subscriber registers for the live course and then cancels participation, no refund will be provided. The participant will have the opportunity to access the recorded presentation at no additional cost as part of their subscription or registration fee.

      View our full cancellation policy.