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Engaging an Interdisciplinary Team for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Personalized Assessment, and Treatment (GAIN)

Oncology

Engaging an Interdisciplinary Team for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Personalized Assessment, and Treatment (GAIN)

American College of Chest Physicians

Approved: July 2013

Grant Period: June 2013 – July 2014

Proposal

Engaging an Interdisciplinary Team for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Personalized Assessment, and Treatment (GAIN)

The GAIN Global Initiative will support the improvement of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer diagnosis and treatment as it is contextually relevant in European countries and healthcare systems. Overall project goals include:

  • Improve knowledge, performance, and competence of European physicians involved in the assessment and management of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Implement key elements of the U.S. GAIN curriculum that address clinical practice gaps and transfer learning to improve clinical knowledge, use of appropriate medical technology and performance in practice that optimizes patient assessment, diagnosis and subsequent care delivery; Implement a certified ACCP/ASCP Lung Cancer Educator program using standardized materials, teaching instruments and assessment tools from the GAIN curriculum