Breast Cancer Screening in First Nation Communities: A Screen Test Overview
November 26, 2018
1330 - 1430
Screen Test provides breast cancer screening in 25 First Nation and Metis communities across Alberta with its mobile clinics. This session will cover the basic of breast health and screening mammography, what that looks like in Alberta, what Screen Test is, how it works, and why breast health is important in First Nations communities.
1. Understand the importance of breast cancer screening for women in First Nation communities
2. Understand who’s eligible (and not) for breast cancer screening in Alberta
3. Learn about Screen Test and how to register clients for the service
Presented By: Harmony McRae, Screen Test Health Promotion Facilitator, AHS
Historical Trauma Series: Session 5
10:00 - 11:30
We welcome back Tom Snow to continue his knowledge sharing the chronology of Canadian history that led up to the Residential School and 60’s scoop and cause intergenerational trauma that still impacts lives today. This session will conclude the Historical Trauma Videoconference Series and will pick up from the last session and examine the 1970’s to present day.
It is recommended, that participants view the previous sessions in this series prior to this session. Please visit www.fntn.ca to view the latest recordings.
Did you miss the last few sessions? All sessions in the Historical Trauma Videoconference Series have been recorded and are available for viewing on the First Nations Telehealth Network. To view all the past sessions, click the Library menu on the top of this screen. Search for "Historical Trauma"