CPEN Committees 


Committees offer CPEN members the opportunity to network with other educators and build leadership skills. All members are encouraged to join a committee based on their interests. Joining is as simple as updating your profile noting interest in a committee or SIG. 

Click on a committee to learn more or join by noting your interest in your profile.

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CPEN Minutes Library
Annual Conference Planning Committee

Collaborates with the American Association of Cancer Education (AACE) and the European Association of Cancer Education (EACE) to organize the International Cancer Education Conference.
Learning Resource Center Committee 

Works on issues related to the development and maintenance of Learning Resource Centers (LRCs), including identifying resources for complementary and integrative health, end-of-life discussions, communicating with children, sexuality, and fertility.
Awards Committee 

Formally recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of cancer patient education by individuals, groups, and organizations.

Marketing and Membership Committee 

Increase awareness of CPEN and introduces new CPEN members to the network. 
Health Literacy Committee

Informs CPEN members of new resources and tools to incorporate health literacy best practices in cancer patient education.

Professional Development Committee 

Identifies, coordinates, and hosts professional development events and opportunities for members. Past topics include: Patient Decision Aids, Using Social Media for Patient Education, and Assessing Health Literacy Levels of Materials, and Cancer Survivorship.
Survivorship Special Interest Group

New for 2015-2016! Contact Janine Kokal for more information!