Caring for Kids with Cancer: The Role of Health Care Providers and Institutions in the Bereaved Parents' Grief Journeys
The death of a child to cancer is a devastating event that results in profound grief and significant psychosocial and physical morbidities in parents. Families commonly want continued connection with the healthcare team that cared for their child. Come to this gripping lecture to learn about the unique needs of bereaved parents and the evidence-based interventions clinicians can use in working with these families.
Pediatricians, Oncologists, Hematologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Clinical Chaplains, Social Workers and Child Life Specialists.
- Examine newer models of bereavement with a focus on the unique needs of bereaved parents.
- List three interventions clinicians can use in working with bereaved parents.
- Incorporate support systems into a comprehensive bereavement program for families of children who die from cancer.
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Justin N. Baker, M.D., FAAP, FAAHPM
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care
Attending Physician, Quality of Life Service
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Justin N. Baker, M.D., has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have any relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.50 Florida Board of Psychology
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
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