Cancer-Related Educational Opportunities

About this resource:
Below, you will find links to free or low-cost online courses that offer continuing medical education credits (CMEs), continuing nurse education credits (CNEs), continuing education units (CEUs), and/or contact hours for health care professionals who are involved in activities related to the Michigan Cancer Consortium's Goals.

Breast Cancer

 

Michigan Cancer Consortium

  • Breast Cancer Navigation (free; 1.4 CNEs)
    http://webcast.mihealth.org/BCN/BrCaNavigationOpening%20Page.htm
    This free continuing education learning opportunity is presented by Loril Garrett, BSN, RN, OCN,CBCN, CBPN-IC,  Breast Nurse Navigator at Spectrum Health.  Breast cancer treatment and the care needs associated with it are multifaceted and occur in a fragmented health care environment. The goal of this session is to further improve the care experience of breast cancer patients. Discussion will include: anticipated care needs of breast cancer patients, barriers that interfere with treatment follow through, strategies for overcoming barriers, and accessing community resources to meet those needs.

 

  • Message & Mechanisms: What Works to Increase Cancer Screening? (free; 1.5 CNEs)
    http://learning.mihealth.org/mediasite/mcc_increasecancerscreening/
    Examines barriers to cancer screening and identifies strategies to promote screening that have been shown to be effective in the recruitment of low-income and/or minority individuals for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening. Presenters include Debi Howe (Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Southwest Michigan), Aisha Langford, MPH (University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center) and Erin Reese Burks, MHSA (St. Joseph Mercy Oakland).

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Cancer Genomics

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Cancer Survivorship

  • Cancer Survivorship Free E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers
    The National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center, the collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the George Washington University Cancer Institute, has launched a free innovative, online continuing education program to educate primary care providers on cancer survivorship including strategies to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors as they transition from treatment to recovery and beyond. Free continuing education credits for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses are available.

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Cervical Cancer

 

Michigan Cancer Consortium

  • Message & Mechanisms: What Works to Increase Cancer Screening? (free; 1.5 CNEs)
    http://learning.mihealth.org/mediasite/mcc_increasecancerscreening/
    Examines barriers to cancer screening and identifies strategies to promote screening that have been shown to be effective in the recruitment of low-income and/or minority individuals for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening. Presenters include Debi Howe (Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Southwest Michigan), Aisha Langford, MPH (University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center) and Erin Reese Burks, MHSA (St. Joseph Mercy Oakland).

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Childhood Cancers

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Colorectal Cancer

 

Michigan Cancer Consortium

  • Quality Indicators in Colorectal Screening (free; 1.0 CNEs)
    http://webcast.mihealth.org/CRC-QI/CRC-QI%20Opening%20Page.htm
    This free continuing education learning opportunity is presented by Ernesto Drelichman, MD, FACS, Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at St John Health System. It describes colorectal cancer screening options, quality indicators for colorectal cancer screening, the difference between screening and surveillance, and how to recognize individuals who need to be screened for colorectal cancer earlier or more frequently. 

 

  • Increasing Colorectal Screening Rates in Michigan (free; 1.5 CNEs)
    http://learning.mihealth.org/mediasite/mcc_increasecolorectalscreening/
    Offers an overview of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded Michigan Colorectal Cancer Early Detection Program. Presenters Mary Lou Searls, RN (Michigan Department of Community Health), Donald Nease, MD (University of Michigan), Kevin Hughes, MA (District Health Department #10), and Dave Courey (DCMI) discuss a range of topics, including the use of evidence-based practices, provider education and reminder systems, patient navigation, patient-centered medical homes, outreach, and public education.

 

  • Message & Mechanisms: What Works to Increase Cancer Screening? (free; 1.5 CNEs)
    http://learning.mihealth.org/mediasite/mcc_increasecancerscreening/
    Examines barriers to cancer screening and identifies strategies to promote screening that have been shown to be effective in the recruitment of low-income and/or minority individuals for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening. Presenters include Debi Howe (Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Southwest Michigan), Aisha Langford, MPH (University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center) and Erin Reese Burks, MHSA (St. Joseph Mercy Oakland).

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End-of-Life Care

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Environmental/Occupational Cancers

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Healthy Lifestyles

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Leukemia

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Lymphoma

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Nursing Oncology Education Program

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Ovarian Cancer

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Prostate Cancer

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Skin Cancer

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Tobacco Control/Lung Cancer

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last updated: 03/10/2014