2019 Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Symposium

August 5, 2019 @ 7:00 am – August 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
UPMC Herberman Conference Center
5150 Centre Ave 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Intent and Overview
The purpose of this symposium is to provide fundamental information necessary for a comprehensive approach to survivorship care of head and neck cancer patients. This is intended to improve healthcare providers’ ability to provide high-quality survivorship caring to the growing population of survivors.

Keynote Speakers
Mark S. Chambers, DMD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Evan Graboyes, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
Karen Losego, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Julia H. Rowland, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center
Teresa Hagan Thomas, PhD, RN, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing
Timothy M. McCulloch, MD, FACS, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Keynote Topics
Challenges of Survivorship
Self-Advocacy in Cancer Care
Contemporary Therapy
Rehabilitative Strategies
Strategies for Oral Health Managing

Who Should Attend
Professional providers, cancer survivors, primary care physicians, nurses, residents, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, dentists and other interested health care professionals.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Other health care professionals are awarded 1.1 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 11.5 contact hours.
ASHA CEUs: This event is offered for: Day 1 0.65 CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area) Day 2 0.35 CEU (Intermediate Level, Professional Area) Attendees participating in both days will earn 1.0 CEUs