Improving the Quality of Cancer Screening
SELF-PACED LEARNING PROGRAMME
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For cancer screening programme managers, clinicians, nurses and midwives, and social and community workers
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3 online learning modules
Of about 1.5 to 2 hours each
Case studies and quizzes
In each module, to consolidate new knowledge
Pre-course test and final test
To measure your progress
Quick links to references and resources
This online learning programme was developed by the IARC Screening Group in the framework of the IARC project Cancer Screening in Five Continents (CanScreen5).
It consists of 4 e-learning packages (modules) that may be completed autonomously.
At the end of the programme, you will be able to propose measures to improve the quality of cancer screening in your country, to maximize its benefits and minimize its potential harms.
To access the modules, please:
- Register/login to the platform.
- Click on the “Enrol” button. The page will refresh and you will be able to click on the learning sequences below.
=> Complete only one module, or the whole programme, at your own pace.
=> Complete the pre-course test to access the programme.
Once you have successfully completed the 3 modules, the final test will become accessible. You need to complete this final test with a score of at least 70% to receive a certificate.
IARC, 2019. Colorectal Cancer Screening. IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention Volume 17.
IARC, 2016. Breast Cancer Screening. IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention Volume 15.
Kosack et al, 2017. A guide to aid the selection of diagnostic tests. Bull World Health Organ.
WHO, 2021. WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention.
WHO, 2020. Cancer: National Cancer Control Programmes (NCCP).
WHO, 2018. Improving data for decision-making: a toolkit for cervical cancer prevention and control programmes.
WHO-Europe, 2020. Screening programmes: a short guide. Increase effectiveness, maximize benefits and minimize harm.