TEAM Training: Supporting Culturally Sensitive Cancer Care

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

George Washington University Cancer Center


C.E. Credit for Education: 5.00
Specialization: Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES)
The GW Cancer Center is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 5.0 total Category I education contact hours.
C.E. Credit for Physician: 5.00
Specialization: AMA PRA Category 1
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designated this activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
C.E. Credit for Nursing : 5.00
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 5.0 contact hours. Contact hours are offered through November 1, 2019.

Training Overview Description

Learn more about enhancing patient-provider communication and providing culturally sensitive care!

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center offers a new online training, Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful (TEAM). This no-cost training aims to improve the productivity of patient-provider interactions through individual and systems-level approaches, and it seeks to provide health care professionals with knowledge and strategies to support patient-provider communication and employ culturally sensitive practices.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify factors and barriers that lead to health inequities
• Describe how implicit bias and assumptions adversely influence patient-provider communication and care
• Discuss strategies for culturally respectful and affirming interpersonal exchanges with patients

If you would like more information about this or other available online courses, visit the GW Cancer Center's Online Academy.

Event-specific Details

This work was supported through Cooperative Agreement #NU58DP006461-01 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC. Original development of this training was supported by the Pfizer Foundation.

Cultural Competence
Interpersonal Skills
NP - Family Practice
NP - Pediatric
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Women's Health
Other Mid-Level Providers
Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Medicine Physician
General Surgeon
Obstetrics and Gynecologist
Other Physician
Othopedic Surgeon

Registration Information

To enroll in this course, visit the Online Academy and use enrollment code TEAMcare (note: this is case sensitive).