2018 MCI Oncology Academic Educational Series – Psychosocial Dimensions of Oncology Care

Miami, FL US
June 5, 2018

During this conference the roles of culture, spirituality, and religion as part of psychosocial care are reviewed, along with families’ and caregivers’ specific psychosocial concerns and needs, and areas of needed psychosocial interventions in supportive cancer care. Dr. Currier, Dr. Medina, Rev. Escalona and Ms. Soler-Cancion will address the psychosocial dimensions of oncology care.  

Target Audience

Oncology Nurses, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue.
  • Describe the emotional, spiritual, behavioral and psychological symptoms of compassion fatigue.
  • Describe the characteristics of psychological resilience.
  • Create and implement a manageable plan for self-care.
  • Discuss sexual adjustments with patients during their outpatient visits.  
  • List options and new products available to patients.  
  • Define and identify who can benefit from palliative care and a consultation.
  • Explain how palliative care addresses quality of life and how it impacts patient outcomes.
  • Identify the prevalence of major depression in the cancer population.
  • Describe the diagnostic symptoms and criteria or major depression.  
  • xIdentify the impact of major depression in a patient's cancer outcome.


Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/05/2018 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/05/2018 - 8:00pm EDT
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Miami Cancer Institute – 3N110
Miami, FL 33176
United States

M. Beatriz Currier, M.D.
Medical Director
Miami Cancer Institute
Cancer Patient Support Center
Miami, Florida

Guillermo Escalona, MDIV, BCC, C.T.
Director of Pastoral Care
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Voluntary Clinical Instructor
Florida International University- Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Instructor or Theology- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Suleyki Medina, M.D.
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals

Alicia Soler-Cancio, PA-C
Hematology Oncology
Baptist, South Miami and
West Kendall Baptist Hospitals

The speakers have indicated that neither they nor there spouses/partners have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 2 credit hours, CE Broker Course # 20-657518, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has also been approved for 2 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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