Our next webinar titled "Colorectal Cancer and Diabetes Cancer Risk Factors" is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Colorectal Cancer and Diabetes Cancer Risk Factors

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title:  Colorectal Cancer and Diabetes Cancer Risk Factors

Date:  March 13, 2019

Time:  3 – 4 PM EDT

Dr. Durado Brooks, MD
Vice President, Cancer Control Interventions
American Cancer Society

Dr. Lani Desaulniers, MD
Clinical Consultant — Hill Group,
Indian Health Service
Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention 



Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize common risk factors for colorectal cancer and barriers to colorectal cancer screening, and utilize appropriate strategies to address those risks and barriers.
  2. Integrate key practice-change elements and evidence-based CRC screening resources into practice to assure appropriate management of individuals at average- and increased-risk for CRC.
  3. Identify the cancers that are most commonly seen in AI/AN people in the US, and those that are associated with diabetes.
  4. Describe trends in diabetes care and outcomes in AI/AN people in Indian Health that supports the value of population-based care and screening.


Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:  As a provider accredited by ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities.  Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place.  Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any significant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.

There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity.

Space is limited.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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