Module 10: Cancer Prevention 9/25/23
This module focuses on the effect that diet can have, both preventatively and post diagnosis, on cancer patients. We Will examine certain foods and antioxidants linked to cancer risk reduction, with a focus on phytochemical and their common sources; also discussed is the role of obesity and alcohol consumption in certain types of cancer. We outline dietary support and counseling strategies during cancer treatment and prepare plant-based, antioxidant rich recipes in the kitchen.
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
- Registered Dietitian
- Master and Doctorate Level Nutritionist
- Certified Diabetic Educator
1. Describe the impact health care practitioners may have on disease prevention through diet intervention.
2. Discuss phytochemicals and their role in anti-oxidation, immune system health, anti-inflammatory properties, cellular repair and disease prevention.
3. Discuss the role of obesity in incidence of cancer.
4. Explain the impact of alcohol consumption on cancer risk, especially the effects of over-consumption.
5. Discuss the alteration of micronutrients based on cooking methods.
6. Identify food sources of phytochemicals.
7. Describe patient counseling strategies to support consumption of beneficial fats.
8. Describe counseling strategies to support fruit and vegetable consumption.
9. Identify strategies for dietary support during chemotherapy or radiation therapy including texture and temperature factors.
Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence, GW requires all planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content to disclose the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with any ineligible companies within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
GW reviews all disclosure statements to determine which financial relationships are relevant to the educational content of the accredited CE Activity. An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.
No Relevant Financial Relationships
Upon review of all collected information about financial relationships with ineligible companies, GW has determined that the following planners, faculty, staff, and others in control of educational content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
- Timothy S. Harlan, MD
- Kerri Dotson, RD
- Leticia Hall
- Naomi Loughlin
- Sheena King
Continuing Education Accreditation Information
- 3.00 ABIM MOC 2
- 3.00 ACPE PharmacistThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy technicianThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 3.00 Completion
- 3.00 CDRThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
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