- 02 Feb 2022
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cancer Rehabilitation and Exercise – The Essential and Evolving Role for the Physiatrist
This presentation will focus on the latest evidence supporting physical activity in those with cancer. An approach to impairment identification and treatment will be introduced and participants should feel more comfortable encouraging physical activity amongst their cancer patients. A brief understanding of the cancer and physiatry landscape in Canada will be discussed.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1: Cite key and emerging evidence on physical activity and cancer control
2: Recognize key physical impairments commonly effecting physical activity participation
3: Illustrate how exercise can be adapted and prescribed safety to those with cancer
Host: Jaime Yu, 1st VP, CAPM&R
Target audience: Physiatrists, Residents, Medical Students
CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Communicator, Health Advocate, Leader
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
This program is an accredited self‐assessment program (section 3) as defined by the maintenance of certification program of the royal college of physicians & surgeons of Canada and approved by the Canadian association of physical medicine & rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 0.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated)
Declaration of conflict of interest:
Dr. Lauren Capozzi is the Co-Founder, Training programs for Fitness Professionals for Thrive Health