Sleep Disturbance in Adults with Cancer
Featuring Dr. Cheryl Harris, C. Psych.
October 10, 2018 at 12pm EST
This webinar will highlight evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in adults with cancer with a particular focus on chronic insomnia. The ongoing Sleep Well trial will be described as a potential online resource for cancer survivors with chronic insomnia.
- Develop a greater understanding of sleep disorders in the context of cancer.
- Learn about the optimal assessment and management of insomnia in adults with cancer.
- Learn about access to the Sleep Well Study as a potential online resource for cancer survivors with chronic insomnia.
Dr. Cheryl Harris is a clinical, health, and rehabilitation psychologist at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre. She is co-principal investigator of a randomized controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of online cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia in cancer survivors and evaluating potential side-effects of the treatment. She is co-author of the Pan-Canadian Practice Guideline: Prevention, Screening, Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Adults with Cancer, co-authored a chapter in the learning companion to the International Classification of Sleep Disorders Diagnostic and Coding Manual, and was co-editor of a publication distributed by the Canadian Sleep Society. Other research interests include psychological approaches to the management of cancer-related pain, fear of cancer recurrence, body image following cancer treatment, and stepped care.
CAPO is pleased to release a series of free webinars. To further our efforts to encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology, the CAPO Education Committee in collaboration with the CAPO Research Committee has planned a series of webinars of varied topics address psychosocial oncology.
CAPO members can watch past webinar recordings for FREE in the CAPO members only section
April 18, 2018 – Indigenous stories of cancer: Learnings from arts-based research Featuring Dr. Chad Hammond
March 21, 2018 – Building Psychosocial Oncology Programs and Leading in Financially Challenging Times Featuring Marc Hamel, PhD & Dr Carole Mayer, RSW
February 7, 2018 – Psychopharmacologic Best Practices for Depression and Anxiety Featuring Dr. Mark Katz
January 17, 2018 – Education and Training of Volunteers in Cancer Support Organizations Featuring Helen Rossiter, Interim Cedars CanSupport Director
November 22, 2017 – MAiD in Practice Featuring Madeline Li, MD, PhD
April 19, 2017 – Responding to symptoms using patient symptom management guides Featuring Traci Franklin, MSW, RSW
March 1, 2017 – Four ways to search for meaning: Comparing modes of delivery with the Meaning Making Intervention Virginia Lee, RN, PhD
February 22, 2017 – Cancer and Work: A new interactive website for cancer survivors, health care providers and employers to support cancer survivors with staying, returning, or looking for work Christine Maheu, RN, PhD & Maureen Parkinson
January 25, 2017 – What we need to know to provide quality supportive care for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Laura Mitchell, RN, MN, CON(C) & Norma Mammone D’Agostino, PhD, CPsych
April 12, 2016 – Emerging Findings from the Therapeutic Practices for Distress Management Project Deborah McLeod RN, PhD
February 24, 2016 – Integrating Complementary Therapies into Cancer Care: What’s the Evidence? Lynda G. Balneaves, RN (BC), PhD
January 20, 2016 – Start the Talk: Supporting Children when a Family Member has Cancer featuring Andrea Warnick, RN, MA
November 25, 2015 – SMGs into Practice: Clinical application of the Psychosocial Distress, Major Depression and Anxiety Symptom Management Guideline featuring Madeline Li MD PhD, Psychiatrist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
November 18, 2015 – Empathie clinique en oncologie: un programme pour le soin des patients et des soignants featuring Serge Sultan
September 29, 2015 – CAPO’s Strategic Plan featuring Dr. Shane Sinclair, CAPO President
June 23, 2015 – Exercise for Cancer Survivors – Moving from Research to Action featuring Dr. Lauren Capozzi, CSEP-CEP, PhD/MD Candidate
Feb 18, 2015 – Apprivoiser la peur de la récidive du cancer featuring Dr. Christine Maheu & Sophie Lebel
Jan 21, 2015 – Supporting Partners of Men with Prostate Cancer featuring Anne Katz RN, PhD
Nov 25, 2014 – Le dépistage, l’évaluation et la gestion de détresse en oncologie au CHU de Québec
featuring Dr Lise Fillion
Oct 21, 2014 – Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: Lessons from the Canadian National Palliative Care Survey featuring Dr. Keith Wilson
Oct 14, 2014 – Together is Better – Working With Couples and the Trauma of Cancer featuring Dr. Sue Johnson
Sept 17, 2014 – Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully featuring Dr. Gary Rodin
Apr 8, 2014 – Vers un programme provincial de groupes de thérapie et de soutien en ligne pour personnes atteintes de cancer featuring François Rainville
Mar 18, 2014 – Tom Hack
Jan 21, 2014 – Andrea Warnick