Closing the Chasm Between Native Community Priorities in Cancer Prevention and Healthcare Research Priorities

February 1, 2023

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Cancer touches all of our lives. For many Native communities, fears of cancer risk from environmental sources beyond their control are common. Some researchers, usually unaware of Native community concerns, can harbor the perspective that Native communities could be fruitful populations for studying the genetic risks of cancer. This webinar will help both sides of this chasm understand the other's point of view, hopefully leading to more effective communications and priority setting.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the common reasons that Native communities might fear environmental risk factors for cancer.
  • Describe the perspective of cancer researchers, who often have not partnered with Native communities, on why they perceive Native Americans as a desirable population to study potential genetic risk factors for cancer.
  • Identify the problematic nature of conflicting priorities to investigate possible cancer causes.
  • Discuss finding common ground by acknowledging that Native communities and cancer researchers have valid points that might not be well known by the other group.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - Non-physician
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
12/07/2022
Course expires: 
02/08/2023
Event starts: 
02/01/2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/01/2023 - 1:00pm EST
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Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH

Dr. Susan and Suzette La Flesche Professor of American Indian Health
Director, American Indian Health Program

College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

The presenter has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

 

To receive free Continuing Education Credit for this Live Webinar:

  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live webinar
    • Online using the Zoom link within the course
    • In-Person at a designated site
  • Use Zoom video to see slides and video components
  • Complete an Evaluation within 7 days of the Live Webinar
  • Download the appropriate certificate

The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency.


1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - Non-physician
Non-physicians will receive credit for time spent in an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Most health care professionals can use this credit, but UNC CPD cannot guarantee that licensing boards and other organizations will accept it.  If you are not sure, please check with your organization to make sure that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are accepted.


1.00 NCPD/CNE
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 


In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 50 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be provided. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - Non-physician
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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