Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life

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Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life

August 7–August 19, 2019

Get the know-how to provide effective SLP services to children and adults with cancer.

This comprehensive online conference explores practical topics related to caring for adult and pediatric patients with a current or past cancer diagnosis. This first-of-its-kind conference brings together multiple disciplines to give SLPs a broad understanding of different cancer types and treatments and how speech-language pathology services fit in.

The conference takes a holistic look at what SLP services oncology patients of different ages and stages might need – from swallowing and cognition, to speech and voice, to language. The conference also includes sessions that speak to related areas of importance to SLPs, including nutrition and end-of-life care. SLPs will walk away with new tools and strategies they can use as part of a care team to provide effective assessment and treatment and enhance the quality of life for these unique populations.

CE Information

We estimate that you'll be able to earn as many as 3.45 ASHA CEUs (34.5 professional development hours) for this event. Get CE details.

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Why You'll Love ASHA Online Conferences

"Attending" an online conference allows you to listen to 1-hour sessions at your leisure and participate in pre-scheduled live chats with presenters. You'll also have access to discussion threads, handouts, and other resources. Interact and network with speakers and colleagues without traveling anywhere; all you need is an Internet connection!

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Purchase Orders

Sorry, we cannot accept purchase orders for this conference. Cancellations and Refunds

Your written notice of cancellation will be accepted for a refund of registration fees less a $50 processing fee if received on or before August 7. To cancel, e-mail with the subject line, "Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life cancellation." Cancellations received after August 7 will be refunded less a $75 processing fee, and no continuing education credits may be earned for the conference. Cancellations will not be accepted after August 19. Cancellation fees are processing fees and cannot be waived.

Paid Registrants

Paid registrants can log in beginning August 7. Go to My Account in the upper right corner and enter your username and password. Under "ASHA Courses and Orders," select the name of the conference. Problems accessing the online conference? View our Technical Tips.

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB19002
Client Age: All Ages
Format(s): Online Conference
Language: English
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