This series supports education for allied health and cancer care professionals with the convenience of live and on-demand virtual learning opportunities. Tailored to the challenges surrounding the delivery of value-based, quality patient care, this program features national experts that represent the multidisciplinary cancer care team. The State Society Education Series is a complimentary member benefit sponsored by eleven state societies.
Wednesday, October 24, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Elaine DeMeyer, Medical Writer
Although many cancer programs have made significant headway in providing patient-friendly materials, health literacy related to cancer diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment follow-up requires on-going attention. For patients with cancer, poor health literacy may result in facing increased risk of medical errors, chronic disease recurrence that leads to higher hospitalization rates, and sub-optimal health outcomes.
Join this webinar to learn about the importance of evaluating your cancer program's current health literacy efforts, and identify areas where simple quality improvement measures can lead to more effective communication and enhance your delivery of patient-centered care. Medical writer Elaine DeMeyer will introduce a free, easy-to-implement gap assessment tool* that will help improve health literate communications throughout the cancer care continuum. This educational program provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education credit (CNE).
*This gap assessement tool is a product of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) education project, Let's Be Clear: Communicating to Improve the Cancer Patient Experience. Additional health literacy resources may be found on the ACCC website here.
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