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Wednesday
Prehabilitation is an evidence-based process that occurs in the time between diagnosis and the start of acute care. Cancer rehabilitation deals with helping patients overcome side effects that may occur due to chemotherapy treatment. This panel discussion will discuss how your patient’s quality of life can be improved through these processes.

Objectives:
  • Discuss the difference between cancer prehabilitation and cancer rehabilitation
  • Discuss how to develop a prehab and rehab program
  • Discuss how prehab and rehab can strengthen you cancer care program and meet the survivorship requirement of the commission on cancer
Wednesday
Participants will have an opportunity to roll up their sleeves and partner with navigation leaders representing a variety of navigation models to ask questions and gain insights into current challenges facing navigators as you work to build and sustain successful navigation programs. Participants will gain new ideas and strategies to apply to their current experience.

Objectives:
  • Explore best practices and real-world knowledge with a panel of navigation leaders to build a sustainable navigation program
  • Discover how to identify and utilize metrics and outcomes to evaluate a navigation program
  • Define navigation scope and responsibilities for the licensed and unlicensed navigator to build a collaborative team and program
  • Gain insight into effective communication strategies to promote the value of navigation with stakeholders such as patients, physicians, administrators, and colleagues
Thursday
This presentation will discuss the current state of tobacco use in the United States, including how e-cigarettes factor into the smoking picture. Smoking cessation strategies from a multidisciplinary perspective will be addressed, to help navigators support their patients/community in this process. Both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions will be reviewed, with the ultimate goal of preventing relapse.

Objectives:
  • Discuss the current state of tobacco use in the United States and its impact on cancer risk
  • List at least 3 smoking cessation strategies that navigators can facilitate to support their patients
  • Describe at least 3 factors important to preventing relapse
Thursday
This presentation will discuss the business of developing a financial navigation program. Many navigators/administrators ask about how they can get financial navigators. Many programs have nurses and social workers who are providing financial navigation in addition to the services they regularly provide.
Thursday
This session will explore EMR capabilities for tracking navigation workflow and metrics (pros, cons).
It will discuss the challenges and successes in using the EMR to enhance navigator workflow (eg, workflow, team communication, metrics collection, quality improvement initiatives). It will also share best practice examples using the PDSA model to illustrate how to initiate change.

Thursday
This session will provide an overview of ageism and other discrimination in healthcare, using cancer care to create clinically relevant illustration and case studies, and offers solutions in person-centered, age- friendly models of care. The session will include definitions of major concepts and ways to integrate these concepts into clinical practice on a daily basis. Goals of person-centered, age-friendly care will be described in relation to national and international initiatives with clinical pearls and tips outlined to make changing practice a reality for each participant.

Objectives:
  • Define ageism, listing 2 forms of this form of discrimination beyond negative or “elder bashing” ageism
  • Describe how ageism combines with other forms of discrimination to lessen the healthcare experience and outcome quality
  • Identify 3 strategies to help overcome ageism and intersecting forms of discrimination in healthcare for individuals and families