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This year the Nevada Cancer Control Summit has a limited number of scholarship opportunities for both students and cancer registry professionals who wish to attend the Summit but may not otherwise be able to attend due to cost. This exciting opportunity has been made possible through support from the Heath Foundation, which supports cancer research and advocacy, and the Nevada Central Cancer Registry.
Mark your calendar for the cancer control event of the year! This full day summit features continuing education sessions with credit, networking, exhibits, and an awards luncheon. More information coming soon.
Nevada Oncology Society hosts a webinar Tuesday, Dec. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. on the final decisions on MACRA, MIPS and the 2017 physician fee schedule. The session is presented by Dr. Arthur Lurvey, MD, FACP, FACE.
Nevada Oncology Society hosts it's Spring Conference, "New Directions in Cancer Management," on May 5 at M Resort in Henderson, Nevada. The evening's agenda includes dinner, awards, and update on Medicare, and a presentation on progress in lung cancer treatment.
Webinar: Increasing Colon Cancer Screening Rates: The Role of Community Health Workers and Care Coordinators
Please Note: This webinar has been developed specifically for community health workers and care coordinators. There will be no continuing education credit available for this session.
We'll have a full day of general and breakout sessions covering topics on cancer prevention, early detection and diagnosis, treatment, and patient support. An abstracting workshop for cancer registry professionals is also on the agenda. The day also includes lunch, networking, exhibits, and NCC's annual awards. Continuing education credit is included for each session and general includes CME/CEU, CHES, social work and ethics credits, and CTR credits.
Dr. Jason Crawford, Chief Medical Officer of Community Health Alliance in Reno, Nevada and winner of the Nevada Cancer Coalition 2015 “Innovation Award,” will share his experience implementing practice improvements to increase colon cancer screening rates at the upcoming "80% by 2018: Exemplary Primary Care Practices" webinar, Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. Dr.
Learn from experts working in the field to implement systems to increase colorectal cancer screening in safety net and community health clinics. Our speakers will review practical experience in a clinical setting obtained through project work that successfully increased screening rates. They’ll share implementation tactics, barriers and challenges, and benefits to a well-planned screening program. **No CME/CEU Credit Available for this webinar**