Miami Cancer Institute’s Oncology Rehab Symposium: Current Approaches to Oncology Rehabilitation and Cancer Care

October 1, 2022
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Live Virtual Symposium | 6 Cat. 1
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Cancer is a public health problem of major proportions. Each year, more than 600,000 people in the United States die from cancer. There have been many advances in the practices of rehabilitation medicine, psychology, neurology and other clinical specialties that identify and treat patients with cancer. Fatigue and loss of physical performance are frequent problems of cancer patients. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based rehabilitation strategies to accurately treat oncology patients of various types, including contraindications for treatment.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Develop a strategic approach to accurately treat oncology patients of various types, including cancer rehabilitation programs that can improve function, reduce pain, and improve the well-being of cancer survivors.
  • Utilize a team-based approach to the implementation of evidence-based rehabilitation strategies.

Who Should Attend

Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychiatrists, Neuropsychologists, Physiatrists, General Internists, Occupational Therapists and Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists and all other healthcare professionals.

Registration and Fees

Event date: October 1, 2022

Attendee TypeRegistration Fee
Standard Rate$149
Baptist Health Employees$99
Students$49

For questions, please contact:

Judy Kaufman, PT
Education Coordinator, Rehab
786-385-0770

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 6.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 6.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
06/30/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
10/01/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/01/2022 - 2:25pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

Agenda

8:00 - 8:10 a.m.Welcome
Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM
8:10 - 8:35 a.m.Proton Therapy and Other Advances in Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Cancer
Matthew D. Hall, M.D., MBA
8:35 - 9:00 a.m.Principals of Reconstructive Surgery in Cancer-Implications for Cancer Rehab
Miguel A. Medina III, M.D.
9:00 - 9:25 a.m.New Paradigms to Strengthen Resilence in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
Marco Ruiz, M.D., MP.MSc., MBA, FACP, FIDSA, FRSPH
9:25 - 9:50 a.m.Rehabilitation of the Metastatic Spine Disease
Romer Bismonte Orada, D.O.
9:50 - 10:05 a.m.Break
10:05 - 10:30 a.m.The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sarcopenia in Cancer
Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM
10:30 - 10:55 a.m.Female Sexual Health and Cancer Survivorship
Christopher S. Gomez, M.D.
10:55 - 11:20 a.m.Forget About Etiquette: Talking With Patients About Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
Louise Gleason, P.T.
11:20 - 11:45 a.m.Rehabilitation of the Sarcoma Patient: Challenges and Opportunities
Ana Cecilia Belzarena Genovese, M.D., MPH, MBA
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Lunch Break
12:15 - 12:40 p.m.Maximizing Health, Independence, and Social Role Participation: A Psychological Viewpoint in Cancer Rehabilitation 
Kristina Espinosa, Psy.D.
12:40 - 1:05 p.m.Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer: Considerations for Rehabilitation Clinicians 
Noah Kalman, M.D., MBA
1:05 - 1:30 p.m.The Role of the PT in the Assessment and Treatment of the Person With Head and Neck Cancer
Dessislava Dakova, P.T.
1:30 - 1:55 p.m.Things I No Longer Do: The Evolution of a Speech Language Pathologist Working With Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
Mary E. Owens, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
1:55 - 2:25 p.m.Cardio-Oncology and Implications for Rehab
Socrates V. Kakoulides, M.D.
2:25 p.m.Adjourn

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Symposium Director

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Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM
Chief of Cancer Rehabilitation
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Elizabeth Matalon, MBA, MS, PT
Administrative Director, Rehabilitation Services
Baptist, Homestead, and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida

Faculty

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Ana Cecilia Belzarena Genovese, M.D., MPH, MBA
Oncology Orthopedist and Pediatric Orthopedist
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
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Dessislava Dakova, P.T.
Women’s Health Physical Therapist
South Miami Hospital
Miami, Florida
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Kristina Espinosa, Psy.D., PMH-C
Psychologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Louise Gleason, P.T.
Pelvic Health & Continence Testing/Pelvic Rehabilitation
South Miami Hospital
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Christopher S. Gomez, M.D.
Director of Female and Reconstructive Urology
Department of Urology
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Matthew D. Hall, M.D., MBA
Lead Pediatric Radiation Oncologist
Director, “Live Like Bella” Pediatric Radiation Oncology Program
Chief of Sarcoma and Skull Base Tumor Program
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Socrates V. Kakoulides, M.D.
Cardiologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Noah S. Kalman, M.D., MBA
Radiation Oncologist
Lead Head & Neck and Cutaneous Malignancies Radiation Oncologist
Lead Endocrine Radiation Oncologist
Sarcoma and Gynecologic Radiation Oncologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Assistant Professor, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Miguel A. Medina III, M.D.
Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Director of Microsurgery
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Romer Bismonte Orada, D.O.
Staff Physician, Oncologic Physiatry
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Mary E. Owens, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Cancer Rehabilitation, Specializing in Head and Neck Cancer
Miami Cancer Institute
Speech Pathologist, Baptist Outpatient Therapy
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Marco Ruiz, M.D., MP.MSc., MBA, FACP, FIDSA, FRSPH
Chief of HIV Oncology and HIV Bone Marrow Transplantation
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Florida International University
Miami, Florida

ASHA Disclosures and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Accreditation

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 6 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 6 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-925503, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 6 credits for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists and Techs, Respiratory Therapists (direct delivery), Clinical Socials Workers and Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has been approved for 7 continuing education credits by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice, FPTA Approval Number: CE22-925503, CE Broker Tracking #: 20-925503. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply that the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use. ​​

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 6.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 6.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
  • 6.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Miami Cancer Institute’s Oncology Rehab Symposium will be a fully virtual symposium, allowing learners to access high-quality content and engage remotely from around the world in a platform that has been designed explicitly for this meeting.

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