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Explore our videos, podcasts, and articles covering a wide range of topics to help you provide best-in-class care for people impacted by cancer. Our collection includes free and low-cost CE-accredited courses designed to support your professional growth and self-care as a psychosocial oncology professional. Complete our CE activities at your own pace and convenience. Please return often as we introduce new resources that will help you learn, grow, and be inspired.
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Each course featured in this section is good for 1.0 CE credit and is designed for nurses, social workers, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals. These courses are part of our video series "What's in Your First Aid Kit? Resources and Tools to Help You Survive and Thrive." There is no fee to participate in these CE activities.
Behind the Mask: Moral Distress and Compassionate Care
with Dr. Lara Traeger
What do you do as a clinician when the right choice is different than what you are being asked or required to do – or different than what you see going on around you? This activity focuses on understanding moral distress and its associated challenges and how to identify relevant strategies for sustaining personal and systemic growth.
Beyond Band-Aids: Growing Mighty as a Team
with Dr. Liz Muenks
Burnout and compassion fatigue are all to common in the oncology field. This activity will focus on the protective factors and barriers to professional well-being as well as strategies to build resilience as individuals and teams.
Help! My Cape is WAY too Tight: Navigating the Complexity of LGBTQ+ Identities in Helping Professions
with Dr. Sarah Burgamy
When you’re a healthcare “superhero,” how do you make sure to loosen that cape in times of great stress? This activity will explore the unique challenges of navigating the healthcare landscape as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Lean Through: Staying Resilient and Engaged as Leaders of the Healthcare Workforce
with Dr. Timothy Morrison
Leaders of caregivers carry the pressures of keeping their teams healthy, engaged, and fulfilled. This activity will focus on self-care tips for leaders and work-life integration to help us stay excited and do more than just “get through it."
Racial Caucuses and Affinity Groups: Creating Space where Minoritized Individuals and White Co-Workers can Work Intentionally to Cultivate Psychological Safety at Work
with Dr. Athena Baca-Chieza
This activity will provide an opportunity to understand how identity dynamics operate in specific institutional settings, and devise strategies to overcome the barriers and oppression that are created by them.
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Bolster Your Personal & Workplace Wellness
Loss and Grief: Personal Stories of Doctors and Other Healthcare Professionals
There’s Nothing Wrong with Your Kit: It’s a System, Not a Self-Care Problem
GPS for the Soul: Moving Toward Your Values
The Best Surge Protector: Self-Compassion
Keeping Your Battery Charged: Fortitude for the Wore Out
Preparing for the Next Storm: Resourcing Your Kit
Identify Compassion Fatigue
Support for Professionals
Health professionals, and more specifically oncology professionals, often experience burnout and compassion fatigue. Ruby, your virtual community navigator, will help professionals understand the importance of identifying the early warning signs of…
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Helping Your Patients Prepare for End of Life
This is a presentation on "Helping Your Patients Prepare for End of Life" given by Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer and Professor of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University…
Loss and Grief Webinar
Sharing of loss is often hidden and stigmatized, and institutional infrastructure to support colleagues experiencing loss is often inadequate. Hear honest and raw first-person narratives of life-altering losses from internationally-renowned healthcare professionals.
Cancer Caregiver Webinar Series
Being a caregiver can be rewarding, exhausting, uplifting, and frustrating — sometimes all on the same day. Knowing how to navigate the experience, without losing sight of your own well-being, is important.
Caregiving 101: An Introduction to Supporting Someone With Cancer
With Dr. Erin Kent. This session will cover an introduction to caregiving to someone with cancer. We will discuss what it means to have a friend or family member diagnosed with cancer and undergoing treatment. We will give an overview of what…
Psychosocial Oncology Professionals Symposium (POPS)
POPS is a premier event for mental health and medical oncology professionals, providing an unparalleled opportunity for me to grow professionally and bring best practices and innovations in care back to our institution. This event is packed with opportunities to connect with faculty and my peers, share best practices, and build my capacity to provide psychosocial care to diverse populations.
Disparities in Cancer Care for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients | POPS 2023
Forging a Path to Palliative Care | POPS 2023
Medical Mistrust | POPS 2023
Preventing Burn-out and Redefining Self Care in the Oncology Setting | POPS 2023
Structural Competency, Health Equity, and Psychosocial Oncology Care| POPS 2023
Supporting Youth Mental Health Through Caregiver Cancer Diagnosis | POPS 2023
Understanding Patients' Emotions (and Our Own), Especially When Breaking Bad News | POPS 2023
"Will You Be My Friend?" Ethics and Social Media in Cancer Care Settings | POPS 2023
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