The Role of Community Health Workers in Breast Cancer Screening Equity

Feb 08, 2023  02:00 PM  EST

Join the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) and the National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) for a webinar exploring the intersections of social determinants of health, breast cancer screening interventions, and the use of Community Health Workers in care settings. The webinar will explore best practices for increased patient and care team engagement with health centers serving public housing residents. Through peer learning and interactive web materials, participants will hone in on social determinants of health, increasing mammography utilization, and care team support among low-income women who are residents of public housing. The Agenda will include a brief didactic portion and open discussion with subject matter experts in clinical and non-clinical settings.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify ways community health workers can aid in breast cancer diagnosis and early interventions.
  2. Report on the need for innovative care teams in cancer screenings, such as community health workers. 
  3. Implement community health workers in Breast Cancer Screening in their health center.
Registration is now closed.

Continuing Education Credits

Registration is free of charge and 1 CEU will be offered for each training. Attendees must complete the evaluation to receive CEU certificate. Learn more here.

 

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