3 Fires Cancer Consortium Webinar

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s 3 Fires Cancer Consortium and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar

Title:  Provider/Client Reminder and Recall Systems to Increase Colon Cancer Screening

Date:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time:  9 – 11 a.m. ET
Course Description:

This course will cover cancer health disparities among Michigan’s Native American population and provide evidence based solutions including provider and client reminder systems to increase cancer screening rates within Tribal health systems.
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

1.  Examine the current colon cancer disparities among the American Indian population of Michigan.
2.  Apply current clinical guidelines to screen, detect, and treat colon cancer.

3.  Implement a system to alert clinicians and inform patients who are due or overdue for screening.

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

Thomas Rich, MPH;
Health Systems Manager
American Cancer Society

Noel Pingatore, DS, CPH
Department Director, Health Education and Chronic Disease
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.

Continuing Education: To obtain a certificate of continuing education, you must be registered for the course, participate in the webinar in its entirety and submit a completed post-webinar survey. The post-webinar survey will be emailed to you after the completion of the course. Certificates will be mailed to participants within four weeks by the Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center.


Accreditation: The Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1¾ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is designated 1.75 contact hours for nurses.


Faculty Disclosure Statement: As a provider accredited by ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any significant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.

No commercial interest support was used to fund this activity.


Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP13-1314 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Space is limited!


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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