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Health Care Professionals' Attitudes Towards Social Media Usage Survey Results
The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy will host a  free webinar, November 20, 2013 at noon ET, that will highlight the findings from the recently administered Health Care Professionals' Attitudes Towards Social Media Usage Survey.
 Register today!
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers
The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series is a free continuing education program that provides a forum to educate primary care providers (PCPs) who may have patients who are cancer survivors about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Continuing education credits (CEs) are available at no cost to participants for each 1-hour module.

 

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caSNP E-News Issue: # 10
October 2013

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy (caSNP) E-News provides information on relevant articles, trends and updates in the fields of navigation and survivorship along with current and upcoming caSNP programs and initiatives.
In the News
Cancer Insurance Checklist

The Cancer Insurance Checklist is designed to assist those affected by cancer when shopping for insurance on the state Health Insurance Marketplaces/Exchanges.
View the Cancer Insurance Checklist.

Cancer Program Standards 2012, Version 1.2: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care

The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer recently released an update of the Cancer Program Standards 2012, Version 1.2: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care. View the Standards.

Two Key Questions May Reveal Depression in Cancer Patients

US News and World Report featured a story on results from a new study being presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting that found that a two-question survey to screen for depression can be as effective as a nine-question survey. Read the full article.

Use of Survivorship Care Plans in the United States: Associations with Survivorship Care

Published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this study highlights the self-reported provision and receipt of survivorship care plans among oncologists and primary care providers and the impact of the survivorship care plan on post-treatment care. Read the full article.

Comprehensive Survivorship Care With Cost and Revenue Analysis

This article in the Journal of Oncology Practice explores the survivorship model implemented at St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute  including reimbursement for survivorship services. Read the full article. 
Screening for Psychosocial Distress Program
Deadline for applications is November 15, 2013

This two-year educational program, a joint project between the Yale School of Nursing and APOS, will prepare cancer care clinicians to develop and implement a comprehensive distress screening in their practice environments.
The first year of the program begins with a one-day workshop  and continues with video conferences with experts every 3 months.The second year includes an advanced one-day workshop with 2 video conferences throughout the second year.  Submit your application today!

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