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When and Where
March 31 and April 1, 2012
Conference Center Boulderado Hotel, Boulder, Colorado
2115 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
What will be Covered?
Integrative Therapies in Cancer Care: How alternative therapies can be a supportive compliment to traditional western medicine in caring for cancer patients, and their caregivers. — with Jim Gordon, MD
Cultivating Compassion in Caregiving: Bringing to life the interwoven effect of the health and happiness of the caregiver as an integral part of healing for both patient and the healthcare system itself. — with Joan Halifax, Roshi
Communicating with Clarity: A dialogue focused on enhancing communication skills between patient and caregiver in complicated circumstances associated with caring for those with cancer and life threatening illnesses. — with Tony Back, MD
Resilience and Healing: Exploring approaches that support the caregiver’s own self care and which simultaneously optimize effective and intelligent patient care. — with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman
Research and Evidence Based Practices: Studies in neuroscience and medicine and their use in the medical setting and caregiving. — with Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN
Self Care: Movement, yoga, meditation, art and focused attention as a foundation for self care for those in the role of caregiver. — with Richard Freeman and Alejandro Chaoul, PhD
Who should attend?
All health care professionals, those in caregiving fields, students in these fields, cancer patients, survivors, and those in the role of caregiver to another who has cancer.
Tony Back, MD; Alejandro Chaoul, PhD; Richard Freeman; Susan Bauer-Wu, Ph.D, RN, FAAN; Colleen Saidman (view all)
The 2-day Symposium event includes:
Panel of distinguished experts and leaders in integrative care and cancer care
Discussion of the impact and use of mindfulness and related integrative care practices in cancer care and caregiver self-care
Full day of workshops dedicated to self-care
Daily guided mindfulness practices in yoga and meditation
Farm to market meals
CECs, CNEs, CMEs and CEUS provided by University of Colorado and Boulder Community Hospital