Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) in Oncology Webinar

The AYA Cancer Experience - What Makes Their Journey Unique?

Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 11:00 PDT / 12:00 MDT / 13:00 CDT / 14:00 EDT / 15:00 ADT.

Hosted by the CAPhO Education Committee (Advanced) and presented by Samantha Scime.

This webinar will discuss Adolescents and Young Adults' (AYAs) unique needs along their cancer journey that includes areas of their wellbeing such as fertility concerns, sexual health, symptom management and treatment adherence that requires the support of pharmacist and their knowledge to educate and adapt to the AYAs experience.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn who is an AYA and what are their unique health needs  on their cancer journey
  • To explore the important role of the pharmacist in the care of AYAs in oncology
  • To gain knowledge about the available resources to AYAs across Canada
  • What are the challenges faced as AYA survivors of cancer