Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A Manual for Community Health Centers

September 11, 2014
12:00 pm Easternto1:00 pm Eastern
12:00 pm Easternto1:00 pm Eastern



 Dear NCCRT Members:

Registration is open for an NCCRT webinar on a new NCCRT Resource:  Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates:  A Manual for Community Health Centers on Thursday, September 11th  from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm EST.  See registration information below.

 Description of Event:

This webinar will introduce participants to a new NCCRT resource: “Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A Manual for Community Health Centers.”

The manual provides instructions to enable Community Health Centers to implement expert-endorsed processes for improving colorectal cancer screening and follow-up care – one step at a time.  The manual covers important topics, such as conducting baseline screening rates, assessing capacity and preparing your team.  The webinar will go over how to use the manual, give a high level overview of specific sections and introduce participants to the many resources in the appendix.

 Speakers: 

Richard Wender, MD

Chief Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society

Chair, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

Maria Syl D. de la Cruz, MD

Instructor, Department of Family & Community Medicine

Jefferson Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University

Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH

Director, Program for Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication
George Mason University

 Audience:

This webinar is open to NCCCP grantees, CDC CRCCP grantees, NCCRT members, 80% by 2018 supporters and ACS Health Systems staff.

 Registration information:

Please reserve your webinar seats now:

https://acsevents.webex.com/acsevents/onstage/g.php?d=660278994&t=a

 You must be pre-registered to join the Webinar.

 Many thanks, and we hope you will be able to join!  If not, a replay will be made available shortly after the webinar.