Integrating employment-related assessments into cancer patient navigation
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
List federal and state laws that protect people coping with cancer in the workplace Identify strategies that their patients may use to work though treatment and/or take time off work for treatment and recovery. Describe patient’s options for disclosing their diagnosis, managing side effects on-the-job, and creating a workable schedule.
Keyword(s): Health Care Access, Cancer
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Rebecca V. Nellis is the Vice President of Programs and Strategy for Cancer and Careers, where she has launched numerous programs, oversees long-term strategy for growth and speaks regularly at national conferences, community events and to press on the practical issues of balancing cancer and employment.
Rebecca earned a Masters of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University. She wrote a thesis entitled âImplications of Cancer Survivorship on Financial Assets, Work Productivity and Employment Circumstances.â
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.