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Saturday, April 25 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Family Caregivers: Assessment and Interventions From Patient Diagnosis to Death

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Join us for a three-part session to improve your ability to communicate with the family members of your patients.
  • Patricia Geddie, MS, CNS, AOCNS®, will present "Nursing Assessment of Family Caregiver Knowledge and Action Tool (NAFCKAT): Development and Psychometric Testing."
  • Patricia Carter, PhD, RN, CNS, will present "Brief Clinic Based CBTI For Patient-Caregiver Dyads."
  • Debra Rodgers, BSN, RN, OCN®, CHPN, and Beth Calmes, RN, will present "Beyond the Final Breath: Nursing Care at the Time of Death."


  1. Describe assessment and intervention tools for family caregivers of cancer patients.
  2. Describe an end of life, family oriented nursing care intervention.

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Pat Carter, PhD, RN, CNS

Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
I am passionate about helping cancer patients and their family caregivers achieve good quality sleep through behavioral approaches. We all live better when we sleep better!
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Patricia Geddie, MS, CNS, AOCNS®

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Orlando Health
Oncology Nursing Research: Older Adults with Cancer

Saturday April 25, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
315B 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819