This web-based video course focuses on the importance of prevention and risk reduction in decreasing cancer occurrences. All learners will need to watch the video modules, read associated articles, and achieve a passing score of 80% on quizzes in order to complete the course. After completing the course, learners will receive a link to claim continuing medical and nursing education credit.
2022 Cancer Prevention Web-Based Activity
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What you'll learn
Understand the significance of preventing, rather than treating, cancers
Understand the link between business and corporate practices and public health.
Be aware of and able to promote risk-reduction strategies and healthy lifestyle choices
Be able to use this information to impact change at a macro and micro level to influence public health reducing incidences of cancer diagnoses.
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0 quizzes, 1 assessment
There are 3 modules in this course
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Each speaker is listed within the modules and videos.
Jann Balmer, PhD, RN, FACEHP; Director of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia
Jan Carney, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Public Health at the University of Vermont College of Medicine
Bill Couzens, Less Cancer Founder, Course Director
Jolynn Gardner, PhD, CHES, Director of the Public Health Program, American University
Kathleen Haden, MSN, RN, ANP; Nurse Practitioner of Surgical Oncology, University of Virginia
Kathryn Reid,PhD, RN, FNP-C, CNL; Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Virginia
Miles O’Brien, Chair, Board of Directors, Less Cancer/Next Generation Choices Foundation
Laura Scharfenberg,MPP, Coordinator,Less Cancer
Wendy Sewack, M.EdProgram Manager, Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENT In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Next Generation Choices Foundation and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.(TM) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CONTACT HOURS AND HOURSOF PARTICIPATION
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 9.0 contact hour(s) for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 9.0 hours of participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or ANCC contact hours) to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
CECH/CHES Sponsored by Next Generation Choices Foundation, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 11.75 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 11.75.
HOURS OF PARTICIPATION The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 9.75 hours of participation to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
DISCLOSURE OF FACULTY FINANCIAL AFFILIATIONS The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, as a Joint Accreditation provider by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the need for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing education activities under our auspices.
The University of Virginia School Medicine and School of Nursing requires that all CE activities accredited through this institution be developed independently and be scientifically rigorous, balanced and objective in the presentation/discussion of its content, theories and practices.
All planners, committee members, faculty, reviewers, authors, and staff in a position to control the content of accredited education programs are required to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial entities occurring within the past 12 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.). An individual has a relevant financial relationship if the individual or their spouse/partner has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with an ACCME-defined commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the educational activity content over which the individual has control. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. Refusal or failure to provide disclosure information in a timely manner will result in the disqualification from participation in the activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing will employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and balanced education to the participant. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia.
The faculty and staff of the University of Virginia School Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education and School of Nursing Continuing Education have disclosed no relevant personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods or services.
DISCLOSURE OF DISCUSSION OF NON-FDA APPROVED USES FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS AND/OR MEDICAL DEVICES The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, as a Joint Accreditation provider by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), require that all faculty presenters identify and disclose the discussion of any off-label uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products. Each clinician/team needs to fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.
Vanessa Shami, MD has disclosed relevant financial relationship as consultant for Interpace Diagnostics; Olympus America.
Tom Uldrick, MD, MS has disclosed relevant financial relationship as industry funded research support from Roche, Celgene and Merck through CRADAs or CTAs to the NCI or Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; patent with Celgene with no anticipated royalties.
Christine Todd Whitman has disclosed relevant financial relationship as Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Inc. and United Technologies Corporation, and formerly served on the Board of S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc; member of the Nuclear Matters Advisory Council and Terrestrial Energy’s International Advisory Board.
All other planning committee, speakers, and moderators have disclosed no financial relationship or interest with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services.
Dates of original release: April 9, 2021
Termination or expiration date: April 8, 2024
Founded in 2004, the Next Generation Choices Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity known more widely as “Less Cancer.” The organization works to educate the public, create proactive public policies, and offer continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, and public health professionals regarding cancer, over 50% of which are preventable.
We share our message with the general public, elected officials, and the medical community through the digital media and community-supported programming. Our Approach: Educate. Advocate. Participate.
For more information visit: LessCancer.orgr
Board of Directors
William U. “Bill” Couzens Founder and President – Non-VotingBoardMember
Jann Torrance Balmer, PhD, RN
VicePresident andImmediate Past Chairperson
Treasurer, former Less Cancer Chairperson
Jan Carney, MD, MPH
Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC,FAAN,FNAP,FAANP
Vanessa Shami, MD
John M. Couzens, Board Member Emeritus Veronique Pittman, Board Member Emeritus Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, Special Advisor Thomas M. Sherman, MD, Special Advisor and Chairperson Emeritus Dr. Maryann Donovan, in Memoriam Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, MD, in Memoriam