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ACCC education reflects the diverse needs and concerns of our multidisciplinary membership. Advances in cancer screening and diagnosis, increasing treatment options, new care delivery and payment models, changing requirements and regulations, growing data reporting demands, and other dimensions of quality care delivery, make real-time access to practical, how-to information, tools, and resources essential.

ACCC's member-driven education programs are delivered in a range of formats including live national and regional meetings, webinars, workshops, publications, white papers, case studies, surveys, environmental scans and literature reviews, as well as, through onsite learning opportunities, peer-to-peer learning, focus groups, and more.

ACCC members are invited to get involved. Contact us at resources@accc-cancer.org to learn more.

Featured Initiatives

Explore ACCC featured education initiatives in immunotherapy, financial advocacy, and oncology pharmacy and discover member-driven resources and tools to better understand barriers to care, to promote improved access for patients, to support cancer program sustainability, and to optimize effective delivery of patient-centered care.

 
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Paving the Way for APPs in Clinical Research

By Barbara A. Gabriel

Christa Braun-Inglis, MS, APRN-Rx, FNP-BD, AOCNP, shares her wealth of clinical experience as a nurse practitioner in clinical research—an uncommon line of work for her profession. She explains that mentorship and experience is key for advanced practice providers (APPs) to build their career in oncology research.

Also in This Issue:

  • Telehealth at Its Best
    Learn how Life with Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Virginia, transitioned its supportive care services to a fully virtual model with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients and survivors can receive support virtually in a variety of areas, including psychosocial health, integrative oncology, support groups, AYAs, and more.
  • Confronting Cyberthreats to Your Practice
    Cyberattacks pose a threat to industries across the globe 24/7. Therefore, having a plan in place is key for any cancer program or practice to prepare for a security breach. Learn how your program can prepare, recognize, and handle a cyberattack.
  • All it Takes is One
    A cybercriminal could have access to your cancer program’s protected data instantly if your staff do not practice good cyber hygiene. These four simple policies can help establish an effective cybersecurity awareness culture in your cancer program.
  • Cold Cap Therapy: 101
    Scalp cooling provides women and men the opportunity to protect their hair from the potential damage of chemotherapy treatment. Bon Secours Mercy Health in Kentucky recognized this need among its patients, and it now provides patients the most up-to-date cold capping technology and financial support for this supportive service not usually covered by insurance.
  • Expanding Patient Access to Cancer Care Services
    Prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency, The Chartis Group conducted a survey to measure participants’ performance and organization in improving patient access to care. Results show that cancer programs are struggling to meet the growing demand for services.
  • After the Outbreak: Preparing for the Return of Cancer Cases
    As preventative measures and cancer outreach efforts were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer programs must begin preparing for an increase patient volume, while also best navigating new cases.
  • Education Interventions Improve Management of irAEs, Study Shows
    Learn how patient health literacy on immune-related adverse events (irAEs) can help oncologists better manage this patient population.

Compliance

  • A Look at What Telehealth May Look Like in 2021

Spotlight

  • Baptist Cancer Center, Memphis, Tennessee

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  • Helping Patients Access Free Mobile Phones and Cell Service

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