Keys to Professional Development: Skill Building in Psychosocial Oncology (KPDSBPO2003)

Venue: Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2003 End Date/Time: Jun 20, 2003
Registration Date: Jun 18, 2003
Early Registration Date: May 26, 2003
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Keys to Professional Development:
Skill Building in Psychosocial Oncology
June 19-20, 2003
Nashville, Tennessee

Thursday, June 19, 2003

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 Welcome and Introductions

9:00 The Oregon Experience: Lessons Learned About Improving Care at the End of Life
Susan Hedlund, LCSW

10:30-10:45 Comfort Break

10:45-12:15 Fatigue and the Cancer Patient
Pam Murph, LCSW

12:30-1:30 Lunch Program
ACS Quality of Life Speaker
Diana Diaz

1:30-1:45 Comfort Break

1:45-3:00 Infertility and the Cancer Patient
Lindsay Nohr

3:00-3:15 Comfort Break

3:15-4:45 Parental Illness and Loss
Bruce Compas, Ph.D.

4:45-5:00 Processing the Day

Friday, June 20, 2003

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 Challenges in Psychosocial Oncology
Terry Baker, BSW

10:30-10:45 Comfort Break

10:45-12:15 Integrative Medicine and Cancer Patients
Lora Matz, LICSW

12:15-12:30 Comfort Break

12:30-1:30 Lunch Program
Integrating Research into Practice
Amy Johnson, Ph. D.

1:30-1:45 Comfort Break

1:45-3:00 Ethical Issues Surrounding Patients Rights
and Professional Responsibility
Deborah Wolkhamer, CMSW

3:00-3:15 Comfort Break

3:15-4:45 Compassion Fatigue
Pam Murph, LCSW


691 Preston Building
United States

Additional Information

Keys to Professional Development: Skill Building in Psychosocial Oncology June 19 – 20, 2003 Region III AOSW Conference Presenting Sponsor: The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation Nashville, Tennessee Host Sponsor: Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Nashville, Tennessee Conference Objective: To provide an overview of psychosocial issues and clinical skills for social workers and other related health care professionals that can be specifically used in working with cancer patients and their families. Please note: Enrollment is limited to 80 participants. Early registration is strongly recommended. Confirmations will be sent. Fee: $135 Lodging: Guest House Inn & Suites 1909 Hayes St. Nashville, TN 37203 800-777-4904 Room rate: $60/night (single or double occupancy) Please make your reservations now. Reservations cannot be guaranteed after June 3, 2003. Indicate you will be attending the Oncology Social Workers Conference and use the Group Code: CGOCW to ensure the group rate. A limited number of conference rooms are available at the above rate. Hampton Inn Vanderbilt 1919 West End Avenue Nashville, TN 37203 615-620-4861 Room rate: $89/night (single or double occupancy) Reservations cannot be guaranteed after May 19, 2003. Use the Group Code: OSW to ensure the group rate. Transportation: The Guest House Inn provides free shuttle service to Vanderbilt University Medical Center every 30 minutes from 6 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Shuttle service from the Nashville International Airport can be arranged through Airport Express at 615-275-1180. For more information about Nashville, visit the Nashville Convention and Visitors’ Bureau website at