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TEAM Training to Support Equitable, Accessible, and Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Sponsor
George Washington University Cancer Center
Deadlines
Jan 9, 2019
Purpose

The Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful (TEAM) Training supports equitable, accessible and patient-centered cancer care. The training provides guidance, tools and resources to help individuals and organizations implement quality improvements around patient-provider communication, health literacy, cultural sensitivity and shared decision-making. TEAM training will review a variety of factors that can impact health, and is appropriate for organizations looking to address rural health disparities.

The training includes:

  • Online, self-paced course with required readings
  • 3 webinars
  • Organizational assessment conducted as a team
  • 2.5 day in-person workshop in Washington, D.C.
  • 3 virtual technical assistance sessions
  • 3 homework assignments to foster reflection and discussion

Over the course of 15 weeks each participant is expected to spend approximately 50 hours in independent learning which can include the online course, group work and preparing for discussions. There will be approximately 30 hours spent in direct instruction.

The training timeline is provided in the syllabus.

Eligibility

Eligible participants are organizations in the United States, tribes, or territories that provide cancer care services or address cancer disparities.

Organizations must:

  • Provide direct cancer care services or address cancer disparities through interventions at a community/population level
  • Assemble a multidisciplinary team of 4 to complete the TEAM Training. This team must include one administrator who has budgetary authority and decision-making power.
  • Ensure employees complete all training activities and requirements during paid work hours
  • Participate in an organizational assessment and evaluation of training
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Training and resources are provided at no cost to participants. The George Washington University Cancer Center will cover air or train fare, lodging, and refreshments associated with the in-person workshop. Each organization is responsible for covering ground transportation and meals outside of the in-person workshop time for all team members.

Up to 15 organizations will be selected to participate.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Email the completed application and required attachments to cancercenter@gwu.edu.

Tagged as
Cancer · Cultural competency · Health disparities · Health literacy · Population health



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