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Anna L. Schwartz, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN

Anna L. Schwartz Instructor Bio:
Anna L. Schwartz, PhD, FNP, FAAN is a world-renowned pioneer in cancer and physical activity. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner with specialization in oncology and is a member of the American Academy of Nursing. She co-chaired the American College of Sports Medicine’s roundtable to develop exercise guidelines for cancer survivors and is a member of the American Cancer Society Nutrition and Physical Activity board.

Schwartz is the author of four books and over a hundred scholarly articles on physical activity for cancer survivors. Anna’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, Oncology Nursing Foundation, and industry. Anna has received numerous awards from national organizations, including the 2012 Rose Mary Carol Johnson Oncology Nursing Society award for writing. She is the author of Cancer Fitness: Exercise Programs for Patients and Survivors (Simon & Schuster, 2004). Her new book, Okie the Wonder Dog (Sunstone Press, 2016), blends her passion for physical activity and living a healthy lifestyle with her knack for telling stories from her animal’s perspective. Her website, annaschwartzphd.com, has links to articles, educational information and more.

Anna L. Schwartz's Continuing Education Courses

Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer Rehabilitation

Participants will learn the latest therapeutic interventions for the patient with cancer across the continuum of care from diagnosis through governorship and into end of life. There are over 12 million cancer survivors alive today in the… Read Morearrow_right

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Cancer Rehabilitation for Ambulatory Older Adults

Cancer Rehabilitation for Ambulatory Older Adults

This course focuses on transitioning the older adult cancer survivor back to a functional lifestyle. Join us as we provide relevant information to using a restorative approach to recovery and a better understanding of issues specific to… Read Morearrow_right

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The Cancer We Forgot: Working with Patients with a Remote History of Cancer

The Cancer We Forgot: Working with Patients with a Remote History of Cancer

This course focuses on clinical considerations of the patient with a distant history of cancer. Follow us as we provide relevant information related to late and long-term side effects of cancer that may influence cardiopulmonary, neurologic… Read Morearrow_right

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