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What you will 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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Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
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Week 1

4 hours to complete

The Cancer Prevention Workshop

4 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 213 min)
19 videos
William U. “Bill” Couzens, Founder and President of Less Cancer3m
Jann Balmer, PhD, RN, FACEHP1m
The Impact of Physical Activity on Reducing Cancer, Tim Pulliam1m
Inspiring the Next Generation, Megan Catalfamo7m
The Aileen O’Brien Graef Speaker, Claudine Isaacs, MD11m
PFAS to the Big Screen, Dark Waters: Robert Kessel, Ronald B. Herberman, MD Speaker3m
The Impact of PFAS on Children: Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD3m
PFAS on Military Bases: Doris C Brock, Introduced by Mindi Messmer, PG, CG12m
Pennsylvania Military Base and PFAS Contamination: Representative Madeleine Dean, JD (Pennsylvania)4m
PFAS Infrastructure and Non-partisan Action: Representative Ro Khanna, JD (California)3m
Melinda Ickes, PhD, Interviewed by Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FNAP, FAANP27m
Vaping Legislation: Elsie Hillman Speaker Award, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, JD (Michigan)1m
Disparities in Prevention Work – Sena Chehimi, MPH; Lack of rural broadband access -- Kelly Hirko, PhD, MPH; Health Promotion, Nutrition, Preventative Medicine – Mi Stanley; HIV impact on cancer and populations at risk – Tom Uldrick, MD, MS40m
Traverse City Leaders: Rural health-- Kelly Hirko, PhD, MPH; Connecting people with public health services and resources – Kathy LaRaia, MS; Norte — Ty Schmidt; Community Health Initiative—Mi Stanley30m
HPV Perceptions: Veronique Pittman Speaker, Rachel Madhur, Introduced by Jan Carney, MD6m
HPV-related Cancers: Vik Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, Introduced by Tom Uldrick, MD, MS10m
Radon, second-hand smoke, and other pollutants—Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN; PFOA and PFAS Contamination and Impact for high risk occupations — Mindi Messmer, PG, CG; Asbestos Impact for Military and other high risk occupations — Linda Reinstein37m
Bill Couzens2m
4 practice exercises
Vaping/E-cigarettes Quiz2m
Disparities Quiz5m
Healthy Town Quiz5m
Contaminants Quiz5m

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  • DISCLOSURES

    Thomas S Uldrick, MD, MS has disclosed relevant financial relationship as research support from Roche, Celgene and Merck through CRADAs or CTAs to the NCI or Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and also a patent with Celgene, but no anticipated royalties.

    All other speakers and planning committee members have disclosed no financial relationship or interest with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services.

  • ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENT

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Virginia School of Medicine and Next Generation Choices Foundation. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

    The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s),  awards 4hours of participation(consistent with the  designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  or ANCC contact hours) to participants who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.

    The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education (SONCE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    The University of Virginia SONCE awards 4 contact hours for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.

    DISCLOSURE OF FACULTY FINANCIAL AFFILIATIONS

    The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME accredited provider, and The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education as an ANCC accredited provider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support and with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Content Integrity Standards, 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 of Medicine and School of Nursing require 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 faculty presenters participating in an accredited CE activity are expected 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.).  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 Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine or the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, Charlottesville, Virginia.

    The faculty, staff and planning committee of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education and the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education have no financial affiliations to disclose.

    DISCLOSURE OF DISCUSSION OF NON-FDA APPROVED USES FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS AND/OR MEDICAL DEVICES

    The University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off-label uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products.  It is recommended that each clinician fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.

  • DISCLOSURES

    Thomas S Uldrick, MD, MS has disclosed relevant financial relationship as research support from Roche, Celgene and Merck through CRADAs or CTAs to the NCI or Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and also a patent with Celgene, but no anticipated royalties.

    All other speakers and planning committee members have disclosed no financial relationship or interest with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services.

  • Dates of original release: April 20, 2020

    Termination or expiration date: April 19, 2023

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