By By Dominique DePalma, RN, MA, OCN; Mary G. Boyle, RN, OCN; Vickie K. Fieler, RN, MS, AOCN, AOCN; Carol Blecher, RN, MS, APN, C, AOCN; Jennifer Stephens, RN, BSN, MA, OCN
The purpose of this bladder cancer CE program is to provide nurses with an overview of bladder cancer, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, staging and treatment.
Cancer Navigation: Reducing Barriers to Timely Care | CE676 by Heidi Dishneau, ARNP, MSN
This course provides healthcare professionals with generalized information about cancer navigation, describing the history of navigation in terms of its original goals and the populations it was designed to serve and the concept of navigation as it applies to each phase of the cancer care continuum.
Pancreatic Cancer: Is There Hope? | CE596 by Kathleen Lattavo, RNC, MSN, APJC-BC; Bente Dalby, RN, MN, CCRN; and Deborah Leslie, RN, BSN, OCN
All healthcare professionals need to be informed about pancreatic cancer so they can be alert for its signs and symptoms and treatment options. This course discusses risk factors, diagnostics and treatment options for pancreatic cancer.
Healthcare Disparities: How Can We Close the Gap? by Joyce Harrell, RN, OCN
Some patients are unable to achieve their health goals due to lack of access to providers, medicine and technology. These are called disparities — the differences in quality of care across different populations. Attend this webinar to learn about healthcare disparities, the populations most at risk and what you can do to help close the gap.
Gallbladder Cancer: The Silent Cancer by Karon Martyn, ANP-BC, MSN, ACNP
Gallbladder cancer is the most common and lethal cancer of the biliary tract. Specific populations are at higher risk than others and require interventions to help diminish that risk. This webinar will explain the deadly cancer, which populations are most vulnerable and resources to help reduce the barriers to screening and early diagnosis.
Let's Talk About Renal Cell (Kidney) Cancer by Terran Warren Sims, RN, ACNP-C, MSN, CCN, COCN
What do we know about kidney cancer? While we don't know the exact cause, we do know certain factors — such as race — can increase risk. Attend this webinar and learn more about how to help those at risk obtain access to quality, effective care.
Disparities in Liver Cancer Incidence by James Piper, MD
In the U.S. there will be about 30,000 new cases of liver cancer diagnosed and about 22,000 will die this year alone. What are the relevant factors for developing liver cancer? What are barriers faced by those who are at risk? Learn about liver cancer disparities, risk reduction and treatment among those most vulnerable.
The Affordable Care Act: What it Means for the Cancer Patient by Terri Ameri, FNP-BC, MSN, CNE, CPE
Access to quality cancer care and clinical trials must be expanded to ensure that minority groups are provided the same care and access to state-of-the-art technology that patients in major care centers receive. Can the Affordable Care Act do this? Attend this webinar and find out how the ACA will aid in closing the disparity gap.
The Facts About Cervical Cancer by Amy McKeever, PhD
Infection by the HPV virus can cause cervical cancer, but what are the other risks? Are certain populations more vulnerable than others? This webinar will discuss cervical cancer facts as well as identify specific needs for healthcare, care for risk reduction and healthy living choices.
Stomach and Colorectal Cancers: What is the Connection? by Sandra Coleman, RN, MSN, ARNP
The National Cancer Institute estimates that 21,000 people are diagnosed with stomach cancer and more than 100,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. annually. Is there a connection between stomach cancer and colorectal cancer? Are risk factors and disparities different? Learn about these two deadly cancers and what nurses can do to decrease the disparity gap in access and treatment.
Disparities in Delivering Palliative Care by Jennifer Alkhayat, RN, MSN, FNPC
The goal of palliative care is not to cure, but to prevent or treat the symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment. Unfortunately, not all cancer patients have access to palliative care. This webinar explains the challenges that practitioners face in delivering this important part of cancer treatment.
Living After Cancer Treatment Brochure Series
The Living After Cancer Treatment brochure series is an introduction to survivorship that is culturally relevant, user-friendly and easy to read. The brochures raise awareness of the physical, practical and emotional concerns of cancer survivors, list resources and encourage survivors to seek support.
The LIVESTRONG Guidebook is a companion for cancer survivors as they navigate the health care system, from initial diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
We’d like to congratulate Barbara Jones: one of the Texas 10 for her work in pediatric cancer palliative care! http://t.co/Yw8MNbjfa8 #UT