We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
The LIVESTRONG Foundation and the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) have collaborated to create a free, video continuing nursing education (CE) opportunity for nurses in all fields of practice.
This Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer CE will help address the special problems faced by this patient group that has historically been overlooked, helping nurses working in primary care settings update their knowledge of adolescent and young adult cancer, specifically as related to the unique physical, emotional and practical needs of this group of patients.
This is a 1.0 contact hour course that is broken into five topic modules:
- Delayed diagnosis
- Access to care
- Knowledge gap
- Emotional needs
- Practical needs
The goal of this 1.0 contact hour course is to increase knowledge among nurses about the unique burden of cancer among Hispanics/Latinos and how cultural values or beliefs may impact their access to care.
This CE will:
- Contrast the population, cancer incidence and mortality of U.S. Hispanic/Latino people with those of non-Hispanic whites.
- Describe Hispanic/Latino cancer disparities, incidence and survivorship.
- Identify cultural values and beliefs that impact healthcare providers’ relationships with Hispanic/Latino survivors.
- Identify specific physical, emotional and practical concerns of particular importance to Hispanic/Latino survivors.
- Discuss ways nurses can support the physical, emotional and practical concerns of Hispanic/Latino survivors.