5147.1 System and Policy Strategies for Cancer Prevention and Control (organized by the Cancer Forum and Community Health Planning and Policy Development)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session explains the value of public value mapping, and how core competencies for public health practitioners were used to develop a cancer control curriculum. Identifies main components of curriculum and also analyze the potential of nano medicine on health disparities. Participants can also learn the successful implementation and planning practices and value of medicine through game format than the traditional format.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to: 1.List barriers that healthcare providers experience when trying to implement cancer screening. 2.Describe the benefits of virtual environments and game formats over more traditional health education and training methods. 3.Describe a process for testing and evaluating the clinical validity, educational goals, and overall provider satisfaction with the game. 4.Discuss the potential for nano medicine in cancer to exacerbate health disparities. 5.Explain the public value mapping approach to health policy analysis

CancerSPACE: Developing, Evaluating, and Disseminating a Virtual Learning Tool to Educate Health Care Providers on Cancer Screening
Alissa Gallagher, MPH, Jeffrey Swarz, MS, Anita Ousley, MBA, PhD, Linda Parreco, RN, MS, Wendy Schneider-Levinson, Madeline La Porta, MS and Harry T. Kwon, PhD, MPH, CHES
Developing a training program for cancer control practitioners
Annette Galassi, RN, MA, Candace Deaton Maynard, MPA and Madeline La Porta, MS

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Social Work, Cancer Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)