to Sep 20

2019 International Cancer Education Conference

Salt Lake City, Utah

**Attending, Conference Planning Committee Member

Theme: Revolutionizing Cancer Education Globally Through Technology…Across Generations

Speakers: Multiple, see website for details

Hosted by: Cancer Patient Education Network, American Association for Cancer Education and European Association for Cancer Education

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National Nurses Week 2019
to May 13

National Nurses Week 2019

Theme: 4 Million Reasons to Celebrate

Multiple events across the United States. Follow #NursesWeek on Social Media

**Participating online and in North Carolina

May 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM: Webinar and Twitter Chat by the American Nurses Association (ANA)

-Ernest Grant, Phd, FAAN, President of the ANA
-Faith Roberts, MSN, RN, Director Magnet at the Carle Foundation Hospital and Carles Physician Group

For details, visit

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to Apr 27

North Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Branch Survivorship Summit

12th Annual Cancer Survivorship Summit
Theme: Celebrate Survivorship

For cancer survivors, patients and their caregivers. Ages 18 and older. Registration fee $20

Speakers: Multiple
Day 1: Survivorship Empowerment—Health and Wellness
Day 2: Survivorship Empowerment—Accessing Resources

Hosted by: The North Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Branch of the NC Department of Health and Human Services
Register by April 15th.

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to Apr 7

National Public Health Week 2019

Annual event hosted by the American Public Health Association to “recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health.”

“Everyone deserves to live a long and healthy life in a safe environment.
—American Public Health Association

Daily Themes

Monday: Healthy Communities

Tuesday: Violence Prevention

Wednesday: Rural Health

Thursday: Technology and Public Health

Friday: Climate Change

Saturday and Sunday: Global Health

Post and follow using #NPHW on social media

More at

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2:00 PM14:00

CPEN Connections Webinar: Writing an Abstract for ICEC


Speakers: Nancy Clifton-Hawkins of City of Hope
Jeff Yancey of the Huntsman Cancer Institute
Yvonne Angwenyi of UNC Health Care and 83 South Health

After this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify key elements of effective abstracts

  • Describe strategic to write and edit an effective abstract on a patient education project or program

  • Apply practical tips to writing an effective abstract

  • Submit an abstract for the International Cancer Education Conference

Free for CPEN Members, $45 others. Register at the CPEN Website (link below)

Hosted by: Cancer Patient Education Network

Learn more about the 2019 International Cancer Education Conference at

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