The George Washington University (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 heath practice. Trainings are no-cost and accessible to clinicians and cancer control professionals across the country.
The GW Cancer Center offers the following courses that may be relevant for comprehensive cancer control professionals:
Action for Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) Change: A Training
This training explores PSE change, from its evidence base to a full-length case study.
Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp
This training is designed to support comprehensive cancer control program and coalition staff, along with their project partners, in advancing evidence-based interventions using implementation science concepts.
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series
This series provides a forum to educate providers who may have patients who are cancer survivors about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting.
Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Professionals 101: Media Planning and Media Relations
This training walks participants through the process of media planning, creating media-friendly materials and building relationships with journalists.
Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals 102: Making Communication Campaigns Evidence-Based
This training is the second of a two-part series on cancer control communication and walks through how to develop, implement and evaluate communication campaigns.
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship
This training teaches the nuts and bolts of navigation and survivorship program development and implementation.
Oncology Patient Navigator Training: The Fundamentals
This competency-based training prepares patient navigators to effectively address barriers to care for cancer patients and survivors.
Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful (TEAM) Training
This training aims to provide health care professionals with knowledge and strategies to support patient-provider communication and employ culturally competent practices.