Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAPOS, on Distress Screening in the Community Setting
2015 IPOS APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAPOS, of the Yale School of Nursing, discusses the APOS–ACCC project to screen for psychosocial distress in community cancer centers. These model programs improve patient care and the patient experience.
Lori Wiener, PhD, DCSW, LCSW-C, of the National Cancer Institute, and Karen Fasciano, PsyD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the challenges of the art and science of psycho-oncology.
Matthew J. Loscalzo, LCSW, of the City of Hope, discusses the ways in which a person’s gender influences how he or she reacts to and copes with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Jimmie C. Holland, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Tammy A. Schuler, PhD, of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, demonstrate a dialogue between a clinician and a recently diagnosed cancer patient whose distress was discovered with the use of the Distress Thermometer.
Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, and William S. Breitbart, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss a meaning-centered psychotherapy workshop they conducted for an international group of clinicians.
Robert T. Croyle, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the research program on the variation in the quality of cancer care, our ability to monitor quality and measure outcomes, and understand the psychosocial aspects of care.