Disparities in Cancer Care: Do You Know…?

This free self-assessment course is designed to help individuals from a multidisciplinary team in oncology assess knowledge related to disparities in cancer care.  A dynamic group of educational partners have come together to offer this educational opportunity.  Collaborators are identified at the bottom of this page.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key barriers to cancer care among different racial, cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups
  • Apply knowledge of disparities in oncology to the care of disparate patient populations;
  • Demonstrate methods to overcome communication gaps between cancer care givers and patients.

Other related courses in this topic area include:

CME, CNE, and Pharmacy credit are available for this course, as well as certificates of participation and completion.

This educational activity is designed to address the following competencies for physicians and advanced practice providers: Medical Knowledge (ACGME, AAPA); Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment (ONS)

Educational Partners in this activity include: American Nurse Practitioner Foundation, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, American Society of Radiation Oncology, Association of Oncology Social Work, Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology, Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association, LIVESTRONG Foundation, Oncology Nursing Society, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This course expires on December 11, 2019. Participants must complete all necessary course components by this date.