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Webinar | The Success of Breast Cancer Activism: What's Next for the Pink Ribbon?

Gannett Healthcare Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Believe it or not, breast cancer is an ancient disease and was rarely discussed and even considered taboo.  Since the 1990's, the support, activism, and the pink ribbon has been central to the fight against breast cancer.  Learn about why the activism within breast cancer is so successful and what this movement can look forward to in the future.

This is a Gannett Education CE event. Participants who attend the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation survey will earn: 

* Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour 

* Registered Dietitians: 1.0 CPEU (Level 2)

 

Speaker

Barron Lerner, MD

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Barron H. Lerner is a Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of General Medicine and the Medical Humanities at New York University Langone Medical Center.  Dr. Lerner received his M.D. from Columbia University in 1986 and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington in 1996.  His book, The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America, published by Oxford University Press, received the William H. Welch Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine and a most notable book by the American Library Association.  Dr. Lerner has published extensively in scholarly journals and contributes essays to Slate, the Huffington Post and the Science Times section of The New York Times.  He has also appeared on numerous NPR broadcasts, including “Fresh Air,” “All Things Considered” and “Science Friday.”  Dr. Lerner’s latest book, One for the Road: Drunk Driving Since 1900, was published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in October 2011.  In addition to his research, Dr. Lerner practices general internal medicine and teaches medical ethics and the history of medicine.

Audience and Requirements

Audience

Registered Nurses, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Social Workers

Dietitians/Nutritionists: Level 2

Social Work Practice Level: Intermediate

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

Jurisdictional Requirements

Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.

Grievance Procedure

Gannett Education is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. Gannett Education will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.

While Gannett Education attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:

When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.

You may file a complaint by telephone or email.

Telephone #: 800.866.0919

Email: CE@GannettHG.com

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Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

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Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).

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Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

 

 

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