This is an American Indian, community based, non-profit organization.
NACR would like to acknowledge the Meyer Family and "Pay it Forward Realty" for their generous contribution.
"From One Cancer Family to Another." They inspire us to find ways to help others by paying it forward. Thank You! Mvto!
"NACR conducts an average of four Native Patient Navigator / Native Sisters Trainings each calendar year of which one is held in Denver in August. The others are held in locations supported by local tribal or urban Indian programs (e.g., Rosebud, Jacksonville). Trainings are tailored to the funder's preferences based on the list of topics and competencies they meet from the following link:
The topics for the August training will be listed late spring. For the August Denver training:
This training is offered by: Native American Cancer Research Corporation (NACR), 1-800-537-8295 or cell: 720-987-8944
The duration of the training is 2 days for Native Patient Navigation topics. Motivational Interviewing is a separate training (additional 1 day)
and is optional (based on requests). Cancer content also is a separate training (additional 2 days) and is optional (based on requests for specific cancer topics)
All participants need to support their own travel and lodging expenses. There are a limited number of partial travel scholarships for each training.
Please request the partial scholarship when submitting the registration form
Email registration forms to LindaB@NatAmCancer.net or LisaH@NatAmCancer.org
Mail payments Native American Cancer Research Corporation (NACR), 3022 South Nova Road, Pine, CO 80470-7830
Certificates for hours completed are mailed to participants within 2 weeks of completing the training
Linda Burhansstipanov, DrPH, MSPH
Founder, Native American Cancer Research Corporation
President, Native American Cancer Initiatives, Incorporated
3022 South Nova Road
Pine, CO 80470-7830
The attachments below list Patient Navigator competencies from different organizations / sources. None fit every Patient Navigation program's needs (i.e., no one size fits everyone)
and Patient Navigation programs need to select the competencies that are the best match for their local program.
Colorado community and clinical staff volunteer to create a list of competencies and identified examples of behaviors that relate to each competency. go to…
George Washington University is a nationally recognized leader on Patient Navigation. Their program description and competencies are in go to…
The University of Colorado coordinate the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative. Their description with sample behaviors are in go to…
Colorado Public Health and Environment has identified Patient Navigator Competencies with an introduction clarifying the document. These are in go to…
Click on the tree to go to the Native American Education for Survivors (NACES) pages.
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NACR Staff available for Fee for Service Consulting
NACR staff members are available this year to provide training, consultation, meeting facilitation, and other services on a fee for service basis. For more information, please contact NACR at Native American Cancer Research with questions about possible consulting services.
"Native Cancer 101 Module 4: The Role of Genes in Cancer" go to…
"Native Cancer 101 Module 8: Biospecimens and Biobanks" go to…
"Native Cancer 101 Module 9: Chronic Conditions and Cancer" go to…
"Native Cancer 101 Module 10 Preventing and Early Cancer Diagnosis (Screening)" go to… posted: 3·6·2015
The awardees for Priority Area 1 (tribal public health capacity building) are
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Wisconsin) Journey Towards Wellness cancer prevention project
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan (Michigan) Upper Peninsula Tribal Breast Health Coalition and Learning Collaborative
Kalispel Tribe of Indians (Washington) Tribal health system capacity building and quality-improvement projects to increase health system efficiency and streamline processes
Pascua Yaqui Tribe (Arizona) Identification, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis C among tribal members living in the New Pascua community
Toiyabe Indian Health Project (California) Diabetes primary prevention programs for American Indians in California
The awardee for Priority Area 2 (project evaluator) is
Native American Cancer Research Corporation (Colorado) Monitoring and evaluating for the five Priority Area 1 awardees
Funds will be used to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health agencies and tribal health systems through capacity building and quality improvement. We look forward to partnering with these six organizations as we continue to promote the health of American Indian and Alaska Native communities.