Registration is open for the 2021 Arkansas Chronic Disease Forum hosted by the Arkansas Disability and Health Program on July 23, themed: “Healthy People, Inclusive Communities“. The Chronic Disease Forum is an event hosted every year by the Chronic Disease Coordinating Council, a partnership of organizations consisting of program managers of the Arkansas Department of Health chronic disease
ACC has done some fantastic work during the fiscal year 2020, but we couldn’t do it without our partners! This Annual Report is titled “The Power of a Cancer Coalition: Ten Years of Cooperative Efforts”. The annual report highlights 10 years of evidence-based strategies to reduce the burden of cancer in Arkansas and our mission
Register now for the 2021 Virtual Family Medicine Spring Review which promises to sharpen the saw with topics that will help you as a family medicine practitioner. With up to 16 hours of content, this CME/CE virtual event will be divided into 2-hour blocks, twice each day April 27 – 30. The cost is $40 per block, or if
The 2021 HPV Summit will be held on May 14 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, for medical and dental professionals to come together and collaborate on ways to increase awareness about the benefits of the HPV vaccine and cancer prevention as well as increase acceptance of the vaccine. There are two ways to attend this
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), founded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is honoring leaders with the 2021 80% In Every Community National Achievement Award, given in recognition of distinguished, ongoing efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening rates across the United States. 80% in Every
The Arkansas Cancer Coalition has announced its first-ever Arkansas Cancer Race! The mission of the Arkansas Cancer Race is to decrease the burden of cancer in our community, one step at a time. The Arkansas Cancer Race provides a unique way for you to reduce your own cancer risk and help cancer patients here in Arkansas who are in
The 22nd Arkansas Cancer Summit with the 18th Clearing The Air In Communities Of Color Conference is now open for registration! This year’s conference will be free to attend and held virtually on: Tuesday, March 9, from 9 am – 2 pm Wednesday, March 10, from 9 am – 1 pm The Arkansas Cancer Summit
Arkansas Cancer Coalition partners with University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to present Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training
The Arkansas Cancer Coalition in partnership with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents a training opportunity to become a Tobacco Treatment Specialist from April 19-23, 2021. Learn how to treat tobacco dependence by effectively delivering tobacco cessation treatment in both a clinical and/or community setting. Earn up to:• 31.5 hours of CE
ACC presents a free, virtual opportunity for healthcare providers who want to receive training on tobacco cessation. If you are a physician, physician’s assistant, nurse, pharmacist, wellness manager, nutritionist, respiratory therapist, dental professional, social worker, community health professional, or cancer and tobacco control advocate who work directly with patients, this training may be for you! While counseling
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