YSC’s A Different Shade of Pink
Healthcare Provider Continuing Education Series

Pre-Summit Program

A Different Shade of Pink: A Continuing Education Program About Breast Cancer in Young Women

Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759

YSC is excited to continue its pre-Summit healthcare provider continuing education program A Different Shade of Pink: A Continuing Education Program about Breast Cancer in Young Adults! This year, Erin Price, LGSW, young breast cancer survivor and advocate, will present about how imperative it is for all oncology professionals who may interact with this population be versed in the specialized needs of young adult patients in an effort to improve patient-provider communication, treatment adherence, and patient quality of life. Young Adult cancer patients are undergoing important developmental milestones and facing significant cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and psychosocial challenges.

Join us for this dynamic presentation and hear from two young breast cancer survivors. This is a free 3-hour continuing ed program for social workers and nursing professionals. You have the option to attend in person or livestream. Please indicate on your registration form which option.


  1. Analyze the needs found in the general cancer population to those specific to the young adult cancer population. This will include being able to identify and discuss:
    a.  isolation from peer/psychosocial support;
    b.  family dynamics;
    c.  navigating work or school difficulties;
    d.  various financial, insurance and legal challenges;
    e.  changes in sexual health;
    f.  fertility concerns;
    g.  developing or maintaining a healthy lifestyle;
    h.  health literacy deficits; and
    i.  long-term survivorship needs.
  2. Utilize and apply knowledge gained to improve patient-provider communication, treatment adherence and patient quality of life. This will include available research accompanied by practical examples.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of unique psychosocial concerns of the young adult cancer population.
  4. Identify and develop young adult cancer specific resources utilizing best practices

CE: Social workers and nurses will receive three free hours of Continuing Education (CE)

Date: March 8, 2019
Time: 8 to 9 a.m. – Continental Breakfast and Check-In
9 a.m. to noon – Program

Register for Training

Nurses: As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 3.0 CE hours of credit.

Social Workers: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Social Workers completing this program will receive 3.0 clinical hours of continuing education credit.

If you have any questions, please contact jrowe@youngsurvival.org.