Professional Education Events

In addition to the events listed here, The University of Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine continually offer professional education courses for nurses and healthcare professionals. See the Continuing Nursing Education and AzCIM Continuing Education websites for courses currently offered.

Bear Down, Beat Cancer Lectures: "Head & Neck Cancer - The Emerging Epidemic: Head and Neck Cance

March 2, 2017

Julie Bauman, MD, MPH 
Associate Director of Translational Research, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UA College of Medicine

Elizabeth T. Jacobs, PhD
Professor and Director, Epidemiology Program, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health


From Diet Prescription to Nourishing Meals: Culinary Translation in Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship

March 4, 2017 to March 5, 2017

In this two-day workshop – designed for Registered Dietitians and Culinary Professionals – hear the latest science while learning new cooking techniques like flavor-building. Gain expertise to guide breast cancer and other survivors in choosing and preparing healing foods and a health-promoting diet.

Monthly Educational Support Series: Genetics of Cancer-Hereditary Cancer and Cancer Risk Assessment

June 7, 2017

Presented by: Cassie Garcia, MS, Certified Genetics Counselor, University of Arizona Cancer Center

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  1. Review the difference between sporadic, familial, and hereditary cancer.
  2. Summarize cancer risks and medical management for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome and Lynch syndrome.
  3. Discuss the benefits and limitations of genetic testing. 

CNE Information: 1.0 Contact Hours