This webinar will outline the unique psychosocial issues faced by Adolescent and Young Adults (AYA) living with and/or beyond cancer. Our experiences developing an AYA program to address their needs in the context of an adult cancer center will be described. Key elements of developmentally appropriate care provision will be highlighted along with various models of care that can be used to meet their specific needs. Lessons learned to date and next steps for continued improvement will be shared.
- Describe what makes cancer different for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA)
- Outline the crucial elements of an AYA program/model of care
- List strategies that could be used to improve psychosocial care for AYA
- Review relevant resources for the AYA patient population
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