Patient Navigation and Survivorship
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May 2022 │Vol 13 │Issue 5
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Guide for Patient Navigators
The George Washington University Cancer Center is excited to share our updated Guide for Patient Navigators! This guide is a supplement to our Oncology Patient Navigator Training: The Fundamentals. The 508 compliant guide provides updated resources and tools for program implementation. The comprehensive, competency-based training uses evidence-based information and case studies to prepare patient navigators to effectively address barriers to care for cancer patients and survivors. Access the Guide (PDF) and enroll in the free, self-paced training today!
David Poms, speaker
Webinar: DCPCA SDOH Work: Screening, Referral, and Shared Measures
The GW Cancer Center invites you and your partners to join us at 1:00 pm ET on June 2 for "DCPCA SDOH Work: Screening, Referral, and Shared Measures." Our speaker, David Poms, MPH, is Partnerships Manager at DC Primary Care Association. Mr. Poms will  will address social determinants of health screening and will discuss a SDOH screening and linkage example from the DC area. Register for the webinar today!
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Upcoming Events
May 16-17: NASEM Event - Family Caregiving for People with Cancer and Other Serious Illnesses Register
May 18: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Webinar - Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Register
May 18: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Webinar - Beyond the Checkbox: Delivering Meaningful Cancer Survivorship Care in a Community Setting Register
May 19: National Cancer Institute Webinar - Telehealth Research to Address Cancer Disparities Register
May 20-22: American College of Surgeons Event - Cancer Accreditation Programs: Continually Advancing Quality Cancer Care Register
May 21: Cure Educated Patient Event - Prostate Cancer Summit Register
May 21: Triage Cancer Event - Cancer Conference Register
June 2-3: Cedars Sinai Event - LGBTQ+ Cancer Symposium Register
June 3-7: ASCO Event - Annual Meeting Register
June 9-10: Prevent Cancer Foundation Event - Prevent Cancer Dialogue Register
June 11: Cure Educated Patient Event - Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Register
June 17: NCCN Policy Summit Event - Cancer Care in the Workplace: Building a 21st Century Workplace for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caretakers Register
June 22-24: Sydney Kimmel Cancer Center Event - Cancer Center Community Impact Forum Register
New & Updated Resources
Online Community: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LLS Community for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals
Online Magazine: Conquer Breast Cancer Special Issue Part 1
Patient Information (Spanish): Cancer.Net Patient Information
Video: Patient Empowerment Network Why is It Important to Address Whole Person Care?
Workbooks: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Survivorship Workbooks for children, adolescents, young adults and adults

GW Cancer Center Resource Reminder
Are you familiar with the GW Cancer Center's E-Learning Series for Clinicians? This no-cost, continuing education program educates clinicians about managing cancer survivors' physical and psychological challenges, both during and after treatment. Participants will learn about patient-centered survivorship care, the late effects of cancer and its treatment, prevention strategies, and more. The E-Learning Series provides accreditation for CHES/MCHES (Certified Health Education Specialist/Master Certified Health Education Specialist), nurses and physicians. Access the course and share it with your partners today!
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This work was supported by Cooperative Agreement #NU58DP006461-04 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC.
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