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2014 International Cancer Education Conference - 24th Annual CPEN Meeting

Joint Annual Meeting for AACE, CPEN and EACE

http://www.attendicec.org

22-25 October 2014
Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach Florida
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Webinars

Recordings of both of these webinars are now available for purchase through the CPEN Store!

Exploring Ways to Educate Patients Using Social Media

Thursday, 6 September 2012
2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Presented by the CPEN Professional Development Committee and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Join us and learn how to use social media to educate your cancer patients and caregivers. Topics include:

  • Choosing a Social Media Channel
  • Funding
  • Staffing
  • Health Literacy
  • Writing Style
  • Overcoming Obstacles

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.0 continuing education contact hour through the California Board of Registered Nursing.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Provider Number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval period: December 2011–December 2014. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 1.0 CE clock hour.

The Cancer Patient Education Network is a designated provider (SEP3957) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program has been approved for the CHES and MCHES to receive 1 Category I continuing education contact hour. Maximum advanced-level CECH available is 1.

You must complete the entire program to be eligible for CEs. Upon completion of this program and submission of the CE activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you via email within 30 days.

Presented by:  

Sheryl Ness, MA, RN, OCN
Cancer Education Program
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Rochester, MN

 

Clare Karten, MS
Senior Director, Mission Education
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
White Plains, NY

Elizabeth Kitlas, LMSW
Director, Mission Education Content
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
White Plains, NY

Host:

Ann Breen APRN, MN, OCN
Patient and Family Education
Coordinator
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA

 
 

Assessing Health Literacy Levels in Patient Education Materials and Useful Tools for Patient Education

29 March 2012
2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Presented by the CPEN Professional Development Committee

What is readability? What tools can be used to measure health literacy? How can you assess your patients’ understanding? Readability is just one part of the health literacy puzzle. The focus of this talk will include:

  • Defining and understanding readability
  • Examining different types of tools for measuring readability
  • The use of Teach-back to ensure patient understanding

The webinar has been approved for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This webinar has been approved for 1 entry-level and 1 advanced-level CECH by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). CPEN's NCHEC provider number is SEP3845.

Presented by:  

Janell L. Lewis MA, CHES
Health Educator
Maine Health Learning
Resource Center
Portland, ME

Carolyn Weaver RN, MSN, AOCN
Clinical Nurse Specialist Patient Education Coordinator
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Host:

Ann Breen APRN, MN, OCN
Patient and Family Education
Coordinator
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA