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FOOD TO ADDRESS OUTCOMES: STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT PATIENTS WITH CANCER FACING FOOD INSECURITY
March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This CE activity is intended for oncology nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer.
After completing this CE activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Describe the prevalence of food insecurity in patients with cancer and how it influences patient outcomes
- Explain how to effectively screen for food insecurity in the clinical setting
- Assess opportunities to implement food access programming and identify potential collaborators
- Identify three methods to provide access to healthy food resources
- Provide resources, tools, and tips for patient support
Francesca M. Gany, MD, MS
Chief, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Emily Kain, MPH
Senior Program Manager
Accreditation, Credit and Support
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Medical Learning Institute, Inc. 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.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
Successful completion of this nursing continuing professional development activity will be awarded 1.0 contact hour and no contact hour in the area of pharmacology.
Social Worker Continuing Education
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Medical Learning Institute, Inc. (MLI) is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses are approved under this program. Regulatory boards have the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical Social Work continuing education credit.
Interprofessional Continuing Education Credit
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
There is no commercial support associated with this CE activity.
This continuing education activity is provided free of charge. Participants must attend the webinar in its entirety and submit the online evaluation form. Once submitted, the certificate will be generated as a PDF online.
There are no system requirements other than an internet connection.
This activity is provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in collaboration with The American Cancer Society.