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Food to Address Outcomes: Strategies to Support Patients with Cancer Facing Food Insecurity

March 14, 2023

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Recorded on: March 14, 2023
1.0 CE Credit/Contact hour for nurses and social workers available until: December 29, 2024
1.0 CE Contact hour for nurse practitioners available until: June 30, 2024
ILNA Accredited
Non-interactive recorded webinar  
Download: Program Slides 
Additional resource for download or order: Food Insecurity Fact Sheet

Target Audience

This CE activity is intended for oncology nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer.


Educational Objectives

After completing this CE activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the prevalence of food insecurity in patients with cancer and how it influences patient outcomes
  • Explain how to effectively screen for food insecurity in the clinical setting 
  • Assess opportunities to implement food access programming and identify potential collaborators 
  • Identify three methods to provide access to healthy food resources 
  • Provide resources, tools, and tips for patient support 



Francesca M. Gany, MD, MS
Chief, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY 
Emily Kain, MPH 

Senior Program Manager
Community Health
Portland, ME


Accreditation, Credit and Support

Accreditation, Credit and Support

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Successful completion of this nursing continuing professional development activity will be awarded 1.0 contact hour and no contact hour in the area of pharmacology.

Social Worker Continuing Education

Social Worker Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Medical Learning Institute, Inc. (MLI) is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses are approved under this program. Regulatory boards have the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical Social Work continuing education credit.

AANP Accredited Stamp

Nurse Practitioner Credit Designation
This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.00 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 23066151. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Interprofessional Continuing Education Credit

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

ILNA Recertification Points
The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points in the following ILNA subject areas: Care Continuum (ONC, CBCN, CPHON, AOCNP), Health Maintenance (CPHON), Oncology Nursing Practice (OCN), Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nursing Practice (CPHON), Professional Practice/Performance (BMTCN, AOCNP), Psychosocial Dimensions of Care (AOCNP, CPHON, ONC, CBCN).
Total points: 1.0*
*Note that the course content applies to multiple subject areas across multiple credentials. The numerical value indicated above is the maximum number of points that can be claimed in each subject area. The total amount of points claimed may not exceed the total amount of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) or CME awarded from this course and may only apply to the credential you are renewing.

There is no commercial support associated with this CE activity. 

There are no system requirements other than an internet connection.


This activity is provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in collaboration with The American Cancer Society.


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