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Local Implementation of CCC: Leveraging Community and Local Activities to Support Your CCC Coalition Efforts . Armin D Weinberg, PhD CEO, Life Beyond Cancer Foundation Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine. Success Breeds Success!.
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Armin D Weinberg, PhD
CEO, Life Beyond Cancer Foundation
Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Setting the stage for action…
CAT, Coalitions and a primer on policy
The CAT Purrs … because “Policy Matters”
Understand the process, politicsand players of cancer and health policy in Texas and nationally.
(2) Gain skills to inform and influence health policy at all levels
(3) Develop strategies for CAT, its members and organizations to influence health policy in Texas
REGISTER: A Patchwork of Life: One Woman’s Story
The Cancer Alliance of Texas (CAT) in partnership with the Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program invites you to learn about the results and lessons learned from a collaborative study between Seton Healthcare Family and Baylor College of Medicine. Their study focused on A Patchwork of Life: One Woman’s Story, an interactive breast cancer treatment decision tool.
Here are the details:
Date: September 26, 2012
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Who should attend: Anyone who is interested in learning about an interactive breast cancer treatment decision tool and the collaborative study between Seton Healthcare Family and Baylor College of Medicine.
Policy is not self-implementing but policies can be implemented
BCM Policies and Procedures
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13.5.06 - College Business Operations: Security
Last Update: 08/15/2012
PURPOSE ToestablishBaylorCollege of Medicine as a smoke-free institution. BCM endorses thefindings of the U.S. Surgeon General:
(a) Smoking and use of Tobaccoproducts causes lungcancer, heart disease, and emphysema and maycomplicatepregnancy;
(b) Smoking Tobaccoproductsbypregnantwomenresults in fetal injury, prematurebirth, and lowbirthweight;
(c) Tobaccosmokecontainscarbonmonoxide, nicotine, carcinogens, mutagens and othertoxicchemicals;
(d) Quitting smoking greatly reduces seriousriskstohealth. POLICY
Allpersons are prohibitedfrom smoking orotherwiseusingTobaccoproductswithinthe confines of Collegeproperty, facilities, buildingsorvehicles. "Tobacco" meansallforms of tobaccoproducts, includingbutnotlimitedtocigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes (hookah), bidis, kretkes, electroniccigarettes, smokelesstobacco, snuff and chewingtobacco. ThispolicycoversallCollegefacilities, owned, operated, leased, occupiedorcontrolledbytheCollege, including, butnotlimitedto, Collegebuildings and grounds, corridors, lavatories, classrooms, offices, waitingrooms, laboratories, clinics, parking lots, entrances, lounges, sidewalks, walkways and eatingareas. ItalsoextendstoCollege-operatedvehicles.
BaylorCollege of Medicine Security and appropriateadministrativepersonnel are responsibleforenforcingthispolicy. Theywilladvisepeopleviolatingthispolicytoextinguish smoking materials. Employees, students, faculty, etc. whorefusetocomplywill be reportedto Human Resources--EmployeeRelations. Continuedviolatorswill be subjecttotheCollegedisciplinaryprocess. Faculty, staff, residents, postdoctoral fellows and studentswhopersist in violatingthispolicyshould be counseledbytheir supervisor, followingthestandardCollegeprocedures. The BCM Human Resources--BenefitsDepartmentisavailabletoassistsmokers in identifying smoking cessationprograms, whichmayhelpthem break their smoking habit, although no onemay be requiredtoattendsuch a program. Visitorswhorefusetocomplywiththispolicywill be escorted off thepremises.
Collaboration and sharing are great, but listen to your customer!
Maggie Clarkson RN MS
Grants Program Director
Do not let what you cannot do,
interfere with what you can do…