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  • Nursing
  • Nursing Home Administrators
Hours: 5 Contact Hours (0.5 Pharm hours)
Author(s): Rosemary Theroux, RNC, PhD, WHNP-BC
Peer Reviewer(s): Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN
Item#: N1892
Contents: 1 Course Book (112 pages)
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Common Cancers Among Women

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Item # N1892
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Release Date: April 5, 2018

Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

This course is intended to provide information that serves as either a comprehensive review or an enhancement to the nurse’s present knowledge base of HPV, breast cancer, and common gynecologic cancers. This course also provides information that nurses can use to educate female patients; support them in their decision making concerning health matters; and assist them in feeling empowered as individuals, as mothers, as family members, and as valued members of our society.


This course is an extraction of, and should not be taken in conjunction with, N1753 -  Women's Health, 4th Edition (24 hours).

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the implications of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing and other cervical cancer screening strategies.
  • Describe the evaluation and treatment of breast cancer in women and the importance of follow-up in primary care for survivors.
  • Discuss the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of gynecologic cancers in women.

Rosemary Theroux, RNC, PhD, WHNP-BC, is a certified women’s health nurse practitioner and has practiced in a variety of clinical settings for more than 25 years. She is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts-Worcester. She has conducted and published research in the area of women’s self-care decision making and women’s health practices in Africa. Dr. Theroux has a special interest in global women’s health. Along with other members of a non­profit group, she has developed a primary care setting with women’s health services in Ghana, Africa.

Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN, is a nurse scientist and a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She serves as Chair of the Department of Family, Community, and Health System Science College of Nursing at the University of Florida. A primary aim of Dr. Johnson-Mallard’s clinical practice is to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women, their families, and communities. Dr. Johnson-Mallard is dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generations of nurses in the field of sexual and reproductive methodology.

  • Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
  • You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course and receive a certificate of completion.
  • Through our review processes, Western Schools ensures that this course content is presented in a balanced, unbiased manner and is free from commercial influence. It is Western Schools’ policy not to accept commercial support.
  • All persons involved in the planning and development of this course have disclosed no relevant financial relationships or other conflicts of interest related to the course content.