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Distance Learning: Cancer Screening: Who, What, When and Then…

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Presenter: Jane Clark, PhD, RN, AOCN, GNP-BC

Southwest Georgia Cancer Coalition
Georgia Cancer Coalition
Southwest Georgia AHEC

Session Description:
This online program will increase the knowledge base of nursing professionals regarding prevention’s impact on the quality of cancer care; current screening recommendations and barriers; and the role oncology nurses may play in cancer screening activities.

Session Objectives:
At the end of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss three levels of prevention that impacts the quality of cancer care.
  2. List recommended cancer screening activities (American Cancer Society, 2008).
  3. Define potential roles of oncology nurses in cancer screening activities.

Continuing Education Information:
SOWEGA-AHEC is an approved provider of continuing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1.0 Contact hours approved for this activity.

Technology Requirements:
Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at