Cervical cancer screening
Registered nurses have the knowledge, skill, expertise, and capacity to participate and take a leadership role in population-based cervical cancer screening. They understand the role of primary health care and the significance of the determinants of health for population health. RNs are well situated to have a role in reducing the incidence and mortality from cervical cancer through enhanced prevention, early detection, and early referral for treatment of precursor conditions. Find the requirements for RNs performing Cervical Cancer Screening here.