Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction (CRCD): Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Management

Cognitive changes associated with cancer and cancer treatments have become an increasing concern. Understanding these cognitive changes and the impact on survivors' functioning is critical. During this course, Dr. Maria Beatriz Currier will describe the prevalence, phenomenology and course of cancer-related cognitive dysfunction (CRCD), identify risk factors associated with CRCD and discuss appropriate treatment strategies.
 

Target Audience

Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychiatrists, Neuropsychologists, Physiatrists, General Internists, Oncologists, Family Practice Physicians, Speech-Language Pathologists, Pharmacists and Athletic Trainers. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the prevalence, phenomenology and course of cancer-related cognitive dysfunction (CRCD) in patients with breast cancer.
  • Identify risk factors associated with CRCD. 
  • Outline the neuroanatomical correlates and pathophysiology of CRCD.
  • Utilize appropriate treatment strategies for CRCD.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
01/01/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2023

Maria Beatriz Currier, M.D.
Medical Director, Cancer Support Center
Chief, Psychiatric Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute

Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM
Chief, Cancer Rehabilitation 
Miami Cancer Institute

Maria Beatriz Currier, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM, symposium director for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

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

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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