GW Cancer Center's Online Academy

The GW Cancer Center's Online Academy offers a number of training and education opportunities for health care and public health professionals to help advance patient-centered care and evidence-based public health practice.

The Online Academy provides free online trainings that are accessible to clinicians and cancer control professionals across the country.

                   

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Courses

Addressing the Need for LGBTQ-Affirming Cancer Care: A Focus on Sexual and Gender Minority Prostate Cancer Survivors

This free training aims to help social workers and other health care professionals better support sexual and gender minority cancer patients, with a specific focus on the needs of sexual and gender minority prostate cancer survivors. 

Enrollment Code: SGMCARE
(case sensitive)

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886682488-5511) for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I education contact hours.

This activity is approved by the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation to provide 1.3 contact hours.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this activity for a maximum of 1.3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 

 

 

Action for Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) Change: A Training 

This free training explores PSE change, from its evidence base to a full-length case study. It provides background information on the 7-step PSE change process, stepwise worksheets, a PSE action plan template, real world examples from comprehensive cancer control (CCC) programs, an extensive resource list, and theoretical and evaluation approaches to help grow the PSE change evidence base.

Enrollment Code: PSETrain 
(case sensitive) 

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 3.0 total Category I contact education contact hours.

 

 

Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Professionals 102: Making Communication Campaigns Evidence-Based

This free online training is the second of a two-part series on cancer control communication and is designed for participants who desire more in-depth training about the process of organizing a communication campaign. Interactive learning modules walk you through important concepts of collecting and using evidence in communication campaigns, developing campaign messages and using appropriate tactics and channels to reach intended audiences, planning for campaign evaluation and launching your campaign. 

Enrollment Code: COMM102 
(case sensitive) 

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 3.0 total Category I education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.5.

Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Professionals 101: Media Planning and Media Relations

This free online training walks participants through the process of media planning, creating media-friendly materials and building relationships with journalists. It includes background information, resources and customizable templates, so after completing the training, you will have a tailored media plan and media-ready materials for your cancer control program to use. 

Enrollment Code: COMM101
(case sensitive) 

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 1.0.

 

 

Oncology Patient Navigator Training: The Fundamentals

The competency-based training uses interactive web-based presentations to discuss evidence-based information and case studies to prepare patient navigators to effectively address barriers to care for cancer patients and survivors. 

Enrollment Code: PNTrain
(case sensitive)

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 10.0 total Category I education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 2.0.

Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship

This interactive online program teaches the nuts and bolts of patient navigation and clinical survivorship program development and implementation. Target audiences include: administrators, Comprehensive Cancer Control practitioners, nurses, physicians, patient navigators, social workers and others. 

Enrollment Code: ETrain
(case sensitive)

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Oncology Nursing Society, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886682488-0) for 2 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 1.0.

 


Technical Support

If you are experiencing technical difficulties or difficulty logging in, please contact Knowledge Connection's Customer Service team:

1-877-399-4925
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm EST 

Resetting Your Password

  • If you cannot log into the system, please reset your password.
  • You will receive an e-mail from George Washington University at donotreply@learnsomething.com with information to reset your password.

For security reasons, the GW Cancer Center nor GW's Office of Continuing Education in the Health Professions have access to your password information and cannot reset your password.



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