Supporting Children Through an Adult's Cancer Diagnosis

Pittsburgh , PA US
August 25, 2020

This learning event is geared for Social Workers and Nurses caring for families when a Cancer diagnosis happens. Beings that Cancer happens to the whole family, this presentation will assist health care professionals caring for adult patients to prepare their children with their diagnosis. 

Target Audience

Social Workers and Registered Nurses 

Learning Objectives

Learn 3 strategies to help guide parents in communicating a cancer diagnosis with their children

Learn 3 tools families can use to help facilitate an initial diagnosis conversation 

Learn 3 strategies to help keep the conversation open and ongoing 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
Course opens: 
08/25/2020
Course expires: 
09/08/2020
Event starts: 
08/25/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
08/25/2020 - 5:00pm
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh , PA 15213
United States

Abigail Ziegler MS, CCLS

In support of improving patient care , the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) , the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) , to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
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