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Evolving dbcc peer mentor 11.04.10

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Evolving dbcc peer mentor 11.04.10

  1. 1. DBCC Board Retreat Cathy Holloway Nanci Mayer-Mihalski
  2. 2. • • June 2005 Peer Mentor Program • March 2006 • Clinical Trials
  3. 3.  DBCC adapted a program from the University of Michigan Cancer Center to formalize the mentoring process ◦ The program booklet was customized and converted to a slide presentation  First Peer Mentor training –December 1, 2005 ◦ Facilitators included Vicky Cooke, Deloris Donnelly, Cathy Holloway, Rena Howard, Nanci Mayer- Mihalski, Lois Wilkinson, Wilma Yu
  4. 4.  Mentor Training – part 2 ◦ December 2006: Vicky Tosh-Morelli presented the first workshop on clinical trials to mentors ◦ Summer 2007: A formal program was developed and offered to all peer mentors –3 participated ◦ Decided to incorporate basic clinical trial information into the Peer Mentor Training Program to expose all mentors to clinical trials  Peer Mentors trained by Program Managers in all 3 counties
  5. 5.  Beginning Your Breast Cancer Journey ◦ Offered in partnership with Helen Graham Center and an expansion of the mentoring program ◦ Offers basic info to patients  In 2009 - Beginning Your Pink Ribbon Journey ◦ Adapted from Beginning Your Breast Cancer Journey ◦ Initiated program at Bayhealth, Nanticoke and Tunnel
  6. 6.  Spring 2007: Initiated the Awareness Campaign ◦ Goal – Every physician and medical facility in the state that serves breast cancer patients is aware of our program
  7. 7.  Incorporated basic clinical trial information into the Peer Mentor Program Agenda o Introductions o Background on DBCC o Program logistics o Listening skills o Mentoring o Clinical trials o Role plays
  8. 8.  Developed outcomes for training ◦ Incorporated a tracking system in mentor database ◦ Added pre and post tests  Peer Mentor program under newly expanded Research and Mentoring Committee
  9. 9. 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 2006-09 July 09-Oct10 Mentors trained Mentees served
  10. 10. •March 2006 Research Committee
  11. 11.  Idea of Stacey Bacchieri for DBCC to develop leadership role for clinical trial advocacy  Diana Dickson-Witmer presented the importance of research in the Tx of breast cancer  Kandie Dempsey provided overview of clinical trials at the Helen Graham Cancer Center (HFGCC)
  12. 12.  DBCC participated in a prevention trial pilot at HFGCC ◦ Recruited survivors for a educational DVD to raise awareness  Research Committee met with Drs. Petrelli and Bowman to discuss DBCC involvement in research ◦ Cathy Holloway attends CCOP meetings and is a member of the IRB at Christiana Care
  13. 13.  Lois Wilkinson invited to attend Tumor Board meetings at Bayhealth  Cheryl Doucette selected to serve on NBCC Research Accountability Committee  Research Committee met with Dr. Grubbs to discuss clinical trials initiative program
  14. 14.  The basics of clinical trials added to the Peer Mentor Program  Kandie Dempsey worked with Cathy Holloway and Nanci M&M on Clinical Trial Training Program Cancer Clinical Trials In-Depth Information Copyright © 2010 Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. Cancer Clinical Trials In-Depth Information Copyright © 2010 Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. All rights reserved. AGENDA •Introductions •Importance of clinical trials •Drug development process •Clinical trials Types Phases •The protocol •Benefits/Risks of participation •Exercise/Test
  16. 16.  Developed and validated pre and post tests  Completed the pilot training  Scheduled the training ◦ November 30th – Dover  Began development of marketing brochures Cancer Clinical Trials In-Depth Information Copyright © 2010 Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. All rights reserved.
  17. 17.  Developed criteria for Clinical Trial Specialists ◦ Participated in a trial ◦ Completed Peer mentor training ◦ Commit to quick response time ◦ Works with HCPs in community  Give talks  Invited 7 peer mentors to attend training Cancer Clinical Trials In-Depth Information Copyright © 2010 Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. • • Peer Mentor Program • • Clinical Trials
  19. 19. • Expand to Union Hospital • Explore needs in Chester and DE county hospitals • Design phase 2 program for trained mentors Peer Mentor Program
  20. 20. • Complete marketing brochures • Accredit program • Submit abstract to ASCO • Design follow-up program for Clinical Trial Specialists Clinical Trials Initiative
  21. 21.  How does this advance the DBCC mission?  How can the Board be more involved?

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