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Webinar | Are We There Yet? An Update on Breast Cancer Research, Part 2

Gannett Healthcare Group

Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Title:  Are We There Yet?  An Update on Breast Cancer Research, Part 2
Date:  Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time:  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
(6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT;  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM MDT;  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT)

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and the second leading cause of death in women.  How close are we to a cure for breast cancer?  What about new treatments and procedures?  Learn about targeted therapies, state-of-the-art treatments, gene studies and new medications on the horizon.  Attend this webinar and get an update on where we are in the fight against breast cancer.

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  


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

1.    List at least 2 new risks associated with the development of breast cancer

2.    Discuss at least one new technique for the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer

3.    Discuss at least 2 new modalities in the treatment of breast cancer

4.    Describe at least one breast cancer survivorship plan of care


Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, RN, MSN, APN, C, AOCN Back to top


Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, RN, MSN, APN, C, AOCN is an Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse at Cooper University Hospital in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. She received her undergraduate nursing degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and returned there years later to obtain her masters in Oncology as an Advanced Practice Nurse trained as a Nurse Practitioner. Currently at Cooper Cancer Institute, Ms. Rodriguez serves as the Director for Oncology Outreach Programs. She manages the planning and development of the Camden County Cancer Screening Project, the Cancer Education and Early Detection program for Camden County, New Jersey. This program provides outreach, education and screening to uninsured individuals who reside in Camden County for breast, cervical, prostate and colorectal cancer. As well, she is involved in the management of other cancer community outreach and education efforts, including programs for genetics and national prevention trials. She is directly involved in the grant writing for many government and foundation grants and serves as principal investigator for many of these funded research and community programs. Ms. Rodriguez is bilingual (English/Spanish) and committed to the cancer education of the lay and professional community. She regularly lectures to nursing and other professionals, cancer support groups, schools, and the lay community.



Audience and Requirements 


Registered Nurses

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



Webinar Details

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How to Register/Attend:
  1. Complete the Webinar Pre-Registration Form above.
  2. Receive an email with a link to confirm your “seat” reservation. There are a limited number of seats for each webinar so please be sure to open the email, click the link, and reserve your seat.
  3. After reserving your seat you will receive an email from GoToWebinar with more details about the webinar event.
  4. The day prior and the hour prior to the webinar you should receive reminder emails with links to launch the webinar.
  5. You should log on the webinar at least 10-15 minutes before the event begins so you will have ample time to download the webinar client and log on.  It is highly suggested that you view the webinar on Internet Explorer 9 or another browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Safari. If viewing on an IE version 8 or below, you may have trouble connecting to the webinar.
  6. If you are unable to attend the live session, please visit 2-3 days after the event to view the recording. You will still be able to earn CE credit after the live event.
Technical information:

The webinar will be hosted by GoToWebinar™. If you have not attended a webinar at GoToWebinar™ in the past, you will need to download and install the GoToMeeting software free of charge.

GoToWebinar Attendee Quick Reference Guide pdf

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Disclosures to Participants:

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.

Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete and successfully pass the course test online.  In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.


Accreditation: educational events are provided by Gannett Education.

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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