PODCAST: Reducing Cancer through Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Three Fires Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider)
present a podcast.

Type of Activity: Enduring Material/Podcast
Release Date:  December 18, 2020
Expiration Date:  December 17, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes
Cathy Edgerly, Master of Health Science
Community Health Comprehensive Cancer Consortium
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan

Angela Asa, PA-C
Physician Assistant – Family Medicine
Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Dr. Daniel C. Maloney, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Bay Mills Medical Office
Bay Mills Indian Community
PODCAST LINK: http://keepitsacred.itcmi.org/podcasts/

Target Audience:
Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Recognize the relationship between alcohol and several types of cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
  2. Examine the importance of including a brief intervention and referral for treatment along with a culturally appropriate alcohol screening approach.
  3. Develop strategies that integrate culturally appropriate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol for tribal health systems.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808:  Networking2Save:  CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit Information:
There is no registration fee to participate in this activity. In order to receive continuing education credit, learners must listen to the 60 minute podcast, and complete an online evaluation (see link below).

Please contact mwillette@itcmi.org if you have any questions or problems with the system.

Individuals taking this course for the first time are eligible for CME/CE credit.

Complete Evaluation for Certificate Here:  


In support of improving patient care, IHS Clinical Support Center 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 IHS Clinical Support Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRACategory 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for nurses.

Disclosure Statement:  As a jointly accredited provider of continuing education, 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 relevant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.
There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity.

Hardware/Software Requirements
Include minimum hardware, software, Internet connectivity and connection speed requirements for accessing the internet-based activity.


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