Bridging the Gap: Disparities in Oncology Care
Diversity is an important part of nursing. A nurse must be able to care for all patients to be able to acknowledge the patient involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds, of different genders, and sexual orientations, etc. By participating in this learning activity the nurse will learn to recognize the diversity in all patient populations.
Describe two factors that necessitated a rapid review to update ONS Research Agenda with respect to health inequities.
Apply the RRRT's findings to the current ONS research agenda in order to identify key research and practice changes to strengthen ONS focus on health equity
Identify three cancer disparities related to living in a rural zip code
State two successful cancer screening initiatives that address barriers for rural residents
Summarize how screening and early detection remain the best tools to increase survival for lung and colorectal cancer
Relate how building bridges between healthcare providers and minortized communities must be prioritized
Recognize the importance of inspiration and information and how it works together for our good
Define cancer advocacy within the church and community
Discuss the importance of bridge discussions and empowerment with regards to cancer screenings and prevention
Dr Grace Campbell
Stephanie Kennedy Rae
Dr Stephen Evans
Reverend Laurice Vance-Carr
Annette Fetchko, RN
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.25 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.25 Attendance