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Webinars

Link to view webinars live will be updated on this page and emailed to registrants closer to the event.

September: Cancer Screening and Prevention: What all Women Need to Know

September 14, 12-1 PM

Cancer screening guidelines are constantly changing which can cause much confusion for women on what age to start screening and what information they will provide about your health. This health panel describes different screening options for breast, cervical, ovarian, endometrial, vulvar and colorectal cancer, and outlines how patients and providers can incorporate these screenings into their health plans.

Panelists:

  • Elizabeth Watson, MD, MPH
  • Krista Evans, MD
  • Stephanie Stahl, PA

Accreditation of July 24, 2020 Webinar

LogoIn support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Nursing Contact Hour

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The University of Vermont has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

 

August: Sunshine and Moles: Prevent and Detect Melanoma

August 28, 11-12 PM

Vermont and New Hampshire have the second and third highest melanoma incidence rates in the nation. This webinar will describe what to look for in skin changes, techniques to decrease melanoma risk, how to detect melanoma when it arises, and provide health care providers with treatment options for skin cancer.

Presenter: Melanie Bui, MD, PhD

Accreditation of August 28, 2020 Webinar

LogoIn support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Nursing Contact Hour

PA Credit Logo

The University of Vermont has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

IPCE Credit logo

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

 

July: Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Practical Ways to Up Your Nutrition Game

July 24, 12-1 PM

View Recording here: https://youtu.be/xPHKBlY5QI4

Additional Information: Resources & Recipes

Hippocrates had it right all those years ago: "Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food.”  R. Leah Pryor, Executive Chef of the UVM Medical Center, and Kim Dittus, MD, PhD Medical Oncologist at the UVM Cancer Center team up to talk about improving your diet and/or the diet of your patients, with an emphasis on veggies and other plant foods. Nutrition is an excellent way for cancer survivors and those in treatment to take action to contribute to better health. It is also an important factor in cancer prevention and survivorship. Participants will be able to submit questions and will leave with a list of recipes, meal planning guidance and important information about nutrition as a key to better health.

Presenters

  • Kim Dittus, MD, PhD, UVM Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncologist at the UVM Cancer Center
  • Leah Pryor, Executive Chef, and chef education at the UVM Medical Center

June: Cancer Care and COVID-19

View recording here: Cancer Care During COVID-19

Password: 4z@*M215

uvm-medical-center-2018-1005-0055Please click the link above to view the recorded webinar "Cancer Care and COVID-19", a panel discussion about the COVID-19 virus and its impact on cancer care, including what to expect when visiting care providers, or giving care to patients, in person or through a telehealth visit for treatment or preventive care. Representatives and leaders from multiple cancer specialties at the UVM Cancer Center will be joined by a clinical ethicist and infectious disease specialist to answer your questions about this timely topic.

Panelists

  •  Harold J. Wallace, MD - Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
  •  Timothy P. Lahey, MD, MMSC - Director, Medical Ethics
  •  Michelle Sowden, DO - Clinical Director, Surgical Oncology
  •  Diego A. Adrianzen Herrera, MD - Medical Oncologist

This recorded session is not approved for continuing education credit.

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Questions about this year's conference? Email Sarah.Keblin@med.uvm.edu