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The following sessions were presented as part of the FY2014 Capacity-Building Series.

Cancer Myths & Clusters


This webinar was originally recorded on June 4, 2014, at noon. 

Presenters:
Mary Charlton, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Public Health
Michele West, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, University of Iowa College of Public Health--Iowa Cancer Registry

Health professionals often receive questions about what causes cancer and what does not. What is the best way to answer these questions? Do you feel confident that your answers are based in science? This webinar will review national and state resources available to health professionals to answer these questions using existing data and research.

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Performance Measures with Meaning


This webinar was originally recorded on May 21, 2014, at noon. 

Presenter: Anne Abbott, Research Associate, University of Iowa School of Social Work  

Are your current performance measures useful in your work? This webinar will help participants learn how to create meaningful performance measures and translate information gathered from those measures into stronger health programming.  

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Exploring the From Cancer to Health Program

This webinar was originally recorded on March 12, 2014, at noon. 

Presenter: Erin Sullivan Wagner, ACC, Certified From Cancer to Health Facilitator

From Cancer to Health (C2H) is an empirically supported biobehavioral intervention that educates patients about strategies for coping with cancer stress. Following this webinar, participants will better understand the C2H program, and have knowledge of how to bring the program to their facility and/or community. 

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Public Health Collaboration

This webinar was originally recorded on March 11, 2014, at noon.

Presenters:
Jeneane Moody, MPH, Iowa Public Health Association
Cindy Fiester, RN, Linn County Public Health
Tami Mohr, RN, BSN, MPH, Calhoun County Public Health

Information presented in this webinar will help participants to better understand public health, and will discuss collaborating with urban and rural public health agencies.

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Lung Cancer Screening in Iowa

This webinar was originally recorded on February 18, 2014, at noon. 

Presenters: 
Karl W. Thomas, MD, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Neil R. Horning, MD, FACP, FCCP, Pulmonologist, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines
Rose Richman, RN, BSN, OCN, Lung Navigator/Lung Coordinator, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines
Sandy Swanson, Coordinator, NCI Comm. Cancer Centers Program, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines

What do you know about Lung Cancer Screening? Did you know that in December 2013, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) gave a ‘B Recommendation’ for annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT for at-risk patients? This webinar explores the evidence, recommendations, and resources for lung cancer screening in Iowa.

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Worksite Wellness--Preventing Chronic Disease

This webinar was originally recorded on January 28, 2014, at noon.

Presenters: Stephanie Neff, Community Program Manager, Blue Zones Project, Cedar Rapids

Information presented in this webinar will help participants understand the importance of worksite wellness in preventing chronic disease. Participants will learn strategies, tools, and resources that can be used to implement successful worksite wellness programs. Best practices will also be shared.

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Twitter 101: #DontFearTheTwitterverse

This webinar was recorded on December 11, 2013, at noon.

Presenter: Kelly Sittig, Iowa Cancer Consortium

Information presented in this webinar will prepare participants to understand, participate in, and contribute to important conversations happening on Twitter. Basics covered will include setting up a Twitter account, understanding Twitter lingo, tips and tricks of tweeting, and finding important people/organizations to follow.

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Radon Control Policy: Lessons From Across the Country


This webinar was recorded on November 12, 2013 | 11:00 a.m.

Presenters: Tobie Bernstein, Environmental Law Institute | Bill Goebel, MB Radon

Information presented in this webinar will help participants identify the need for Radon policy, understand current radon policy throughout the country, and identify barriers to radon policy.

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View available recordings and slide decks from past series:

FY2015 Capacity-Building Series
‚ÄčFY2014 Capacity-Building Series
FY2013 Capacity-Building Series
FY2012 Capacity-Building Series