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

Please join us for a free, half-day educational seminar to learn more about breast cancer in young women.

After the training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the unique biological features of breast cancer in young women.
  • Identify important treatment considerations for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Discuss recent progress/advances in treating breast cancer in young women.
  • Differentiate the psychosocial issues that young women diagnosed with breast cancer may confront.
  • Articulate two or more topics and questions to raise with a young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Suggest ways to counsel a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer.

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

Date: February 23, 2018


8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Treatment Updates: What is New in the Treatment of Breast Cancer in Young Women?
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Counseling Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: Topics to Address and Questions to Ask
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Early Stage Breast Cancer Survivor Story
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Late Stage Breast Cancer Survivor Story
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Speaker Panel for Discussion

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821

Register for Training

Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:

Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.

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.

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Esser, Senior Program Manager, Research & Advocacy.