Continuing Education - Provider Resources

Below, you will find links to free or low-cost online courses that offer continuing eductiaon credits including continuing medical education credits (CMEs), continuing eductaion units (CEs), and/or contact hours for health care professionals.

  • Cancer Care Connect Education Workshops
    Offers free webinars on a variety of cancer topics.  Typically offers CEUs for social workers & dieticians.  These options change frequently so check back for updated offerings.    
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center: Professional Oncology Education - University of Texas
    Online lectures and courses for physicians on diagnosis, screening, medical management, short and long term effects of treatment and survivorship.  Many courses offer CME credits without charge.  These options will change over time so check back for updated offerings.
  • Nurse Oncology Education Program
    This program offers nursing CE on a variety of cancer related topics.  These options change over time so check back for updated offerings. 
  • CME Learning Center - Medscape
    These webpages provide a variety of CME and nursing CE learning opportunities related to various cancer topics.  These options will change over time so check back for updated offerings.

Cancer Survivorship:

  • Cancer Survivorship: A Distinct Phase of Cancer Care - Harvard Medical School
    This CME activity is designed to introduce some of the post-acute cancer treatment issues that are important in the survivorship phase of cancer care.  Cost is $40 (CME end date August, 27,2016)
  • Cancer Survivorship Free E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers – George Washington University (GW) Cancer Institute
    A free program for primary care providers on cancer survivorship to educate primary care providers on how to better care for cancer survivors. CME and nursing CE credits available. (End date August, 2017)

  • Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Care Guideline - The American Cancer Society
    This guideline was developed to assist primary care clinicians and other health practitioners with the care of head and neck cancer survivors, including monitoring for recurrence, screening for second primary cancers, assessment and management of long-term and late effects, health promotion and care coordination. (CME end date March, 2017)

Colorectal Cancer: 

  • “Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality” – Two new CDC-sponsored continuing education courses for health care providers: one version for primary care providers and one for clinicians who perform colonoscopies. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals.

  • Gynecologic Cancer:

    • The CDC's new e-learning curriculum on gynecologic cancer includes risk factors, symptoms, prevention strategies, and screening recommendations. Intended for primary health care professionals, it consists of 6 modules that address cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. Earn FREE CE's!

  • Healthy Lifestyles:

    • Supporting Healthy Eating Through Policy And Environmental Change - Michigan Public Health Training Center
      This Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) contact hour will discuss the lack of consensus in the science regarding how to define access to healthy foods, as well as, the current state of science between the food environment and diet and health.  (CHES end date December 31, 2016)

    Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma: