Face-to-Face Program

Skin Cancer Prevention in Youth: A Health Curriculum to Combat the Most Common Cancer

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm EST (Sign on at 3:20 pm EST)
Location: Webinar: Blue Jeans Video Conferencing (Link available after registration)
Cost: $10
Contact Hours: 1

Skin Cancer Prevention in Youth: A Health Curriculum to Combat the Most Common Cancer

WEBINAR  April 3, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm  EST 

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Maryellen Maguire-Eisen MSN, RN
Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation

Maryellen Maguire-Eisen MSN, RN is the Executive Director Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation.  She is the founder and chief executive officer of a non-profit educational foundation that seeks to teach children and nurses about sun protection and skin cancer prevention. Responsibilities include program design and implementation, teaching, strategic planning, fundraising, research, networking, evaluation, and personnel management. Published multiple peer-reviewed articles on prevention and early detection of skin cancer. Maryellen is a Nurse Practitioner who worked at South Shore Skin Center, Plymouth, Massachusetts and her responsibilities included management of general dermatologic problems with a sub-specialization in skin oncology including included diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of side effects and disease states. She also coordinated the mole mapping program and developed collaborative practice protocols and educational tools. Provided community outreach education in local schools and taught skin cancer education to nurses locally and nationally.

Learning Outcome (s) After this program, the nurse will be able to:

  1. Identify the epidemiologic trends in skin cancer mortality and morbidity.
  2. Examine the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
  3. Describe the factors that affect UV intensity, skin sensitivity, proper sun protection, and skin cancer assessment.
  4. Identify key elements of the SunAWARE K-12 curriculum and accompanying resources.

 Cost: $10       Contact Hours: 1

Indoor Tanning Restrictions for Minors | A State-By-State Comparison http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/indoor-tanning-restrictions.aspx

Key Statistics for Melanoma Skin Cancer https://www.cancer.org/cancer/melanoma-skin-cancer/about/key-statistics.html

Can Kids Get Melanoma? What Parents Need to Know https://blog.dana-farber.org/insight/2015/05/can-kids-get-melanoma-what-parents-need-to-know/
Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2016U018

Commercial Support Disclosure:

This program has not received commercial support.

Conflict of Interest Information:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.