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Cancer Education Series: Movement and Healthy Eating as Medicine: Physical Therapy and Nutrition Support in Cancer Survivorship

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room, S3301

Movement and Healthy Eating as Medicine: Physical Therapy and Nutrition Support in Cancer Survivorship Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and The Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

Speaker: Scott Capozza, MS, PT, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy Maura Harrigan, MS, RD, CSO, Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room, S3301

Target Audience: Primary care physicians and APRN’s, medical oncologists, gynecologists, gynecological oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, physician assistants, clinical trials staff, and any other clinicians involved in the management and treatment of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify common themes in cancer survivorship (i.e., fear of recurrence, fatigue, weight management) 2. Describe current research supporting healthy eating, physical activity and rehabilitation for cancer survivors 3. Increase competence in applying practical strategies to empower cancer survivors to eat well, manage weight and decrease cancer related fatigue

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Scott Capozza, MS, PT and Maura Harrigan, MS, RD, CSO, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Scott Capozza, MS, PT and Maura Harrigan, MS, RD, CSO will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation withi

Contact:

Jessica Santos-Martinez

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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