Navigating the Cancer Journey: Recovery and Rehabilitation
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Minnie Jan, PT, DPT
1 Hour 32 Minutes
Audio and Video
May 20, 2021
Working with the oncology population can seem challenging or even impossible, after all, cancer is listed as a contraindication for many rehabilitative interventions. However, it can positively impact recovery and is greatly underutilized.
In this seminar, you’ll learn an evidence-based framework to address oncology-related symptoms and functional impairments with confidence. Join Minnie Jan, PT, DPT, as she unveils comprehensive strategies for optimizing the health and quality of life of the patient throughout the various stages of their journey. You’ll uncover the answers to these pivotal questions – and more!
- How can the healthcare team reduce the side effects of cancer treatment?
- What are the best strategies to reduce cancer-related fatigue?
- Which interventions can improve balance and reduce falls?
- How does the oncology interdisciplinary team manage the patient as a whole?
Working with patients diagnosed with cancer is such a rewarding experience – they truly are inspiring. With advances in medicine, we are seeing so many of our patients’ triumph and beat cancer. From diagnosis to survivorship and beyond, you will support these patients every step of the way. This session will provide tools to help guide your oncology patients on a path toward optimized long-term health.
Minnie Jan is a physical therapist based in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in oncologic physical therapy since 2016. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from New York University, and completed an oncology residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Currently, she is an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy at University of Southern California, where she continues to treat in the clinic, as well as teach special topics related to cancer and lymphedema management.
Financial: Minnie Jan is an instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Minnie Jan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association; the California Physical Therapy Association; and the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy.
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