Emerging Importance of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments

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Date(s) - March 31, 2021
1:30 pm EDT - 2:30 pm EDT

In this Connect Education Workshop sponsored by CancerCare, the discussion will center around the use and importance of telemedicine technologies for cancer patient’s communications with their healthcare teams. Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Your Health Care Team: Who Are the Members of Your Health Care Team
  • The Importance of Communication, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Emerging Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Tips to Improve Communication with Your Health Care Team
  • Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Do You Have the Needed Technology: Working with Your Doctor’s Office to Set-Up Needed Technology Before Your Appointment
  • Who to Include in These Appointments – Family Members, Partner, Long Distance Caregivers
  • Determining Three Key Questions at the Start of Your Appointment
  • Discussing Your Treatment Options, Side Effect/Pain Management & Clinical Trial Options
  • How Your Other Chronic Illnesses May Impact Your Cancer Treatment: Reducing Harmful Drug Interactions
  • Discussion of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule
  • Your Follow-Up Appointments, Care & Questions between Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Who to Contact Evenings, Weekends & Holidays, with Their Contact Information
  • Balancing Your Quality of Life with Your Healthcare Needs
  • Questions for the Panel of Experts

Click here for more information or to register for the workshop.