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When and Where
  • 10/12/2022 11:00 AM PDT
  • 10/12/2022 12:00 PM PDT
  • Zoom

Presented by the National Register in collaboration with APA Division 12


Clinical Practice of Psychosocial Oncology

Drs. Lauren Rynar and Jonathan Kaplan will provide practical and evidence-based guidance on the identification of psychosocial needs and delivery of psychological and psychiatric interventions among patients with cancer. They will also address models of care and special considerations. Attendees should find the information useful for enhancing or initiating a Psychosocial Oncology practice in any type of treatment setting.  

About the Presenters

Lauren Z. Rynar, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, and a clinician in the Supportive Oncology Program at the Rush University Cancer Center. She specializes in the psychological care of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Her research interests include quality of life, coping styles, cancer-related distress, and models of supportive care delivery across the cancer care continuum.

Jonathan Kaplan, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. He is the psychiatrist for the Rush University Cancer Center and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist at Rush University Medical Center. He specializes in the psychiatric treatment of medically complex patients including patients with cancer. His research interests include psycho-oncology, collaborative care psychiatry, and supportive treatment models for patients with cancer. 

Continuing Education Information

1 CE Credit, Instructional Level: Intermediate

1 Contact Hour (New York Board of Psychology)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify common psychiatric/psychological issues among individuals with cancer across the cancer continuum.
  2. Explain treatments for common psychiatric/psychological issues among individuals with cancer, including medication management, direct psychological interventions, and models of care.
  3. Identify special populations and considerations in Psychosocial Oncology. 

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