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Betty Bloomer Ford Cancer Rehabilitation Conference – 2023

April 20, 2023 - 7:15 am to 4:30 pm

Betty Bloomer Ford in black and white portrait on organge background

The 8th Annual Betty Bloomer Ford Cancer Rehabilitation Conference organized by Mary Free Bed Education Academy will be held Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the Mary Free Bed Professional Building. This year’s conference will bring together expert inter-professional faculty presenting important topics which are aimed to give the professionals evidence-based information about providing patient-centered care for cancer patients. These topics include:

  • Decision making in children and adolescents with cancer
  • Lifestyle changes for cancer patients
  • Utilizing a comprehensive oncology rehabilitation approach
  • Counseling patients experiencing financial toxicity
  • Stretching and strengthening techniques
  • Managing body image concerns after cancer treatment
  • Survivability

Target Audience
Physicians • nurses/nurse practitioners • physician assistants • occupational, physical, recreational and speech therapists • social workers • exercise physiologists • rehabilitation program administrators • rehabilitation specialists • case managers • registered dietitian nutritionist • residents • students • other professionals involved in cancer care

Outcomes
Attendees will be able to discuss issues regarding decision making in children and adolescents with cancer, counseling patients experiencing financial toxicity and utilizing a comprehensive oncology rehabilitation approach. Those in attendance will be able to describe lifestyle changes for cancer patients for optimal health, stretching and strengthening techniques, managing body image concerns after cancer treatment and survivability. Additionally, participants will gain knowledge of the experiences and perspectives of a patient’s cancer journey.

Venue

Mary Free Bed Professional Building
350 Lafayette Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Phone
616-840-8005
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Organizer

Mary Free Bed Education Academy
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