Recipes

The following Recipes are one-page resources of helpful tips and suggestions for outreach and screening activities, community education materials, and program evaluation methods. These recipes are a great way to share unique and successful practices being developed and implemented by UIHP and BCCEDP across the country.

Women’s Spa Day Event
Women’s Spa Day Event
Updated: August 6, 2015

Tips for planning and implementing a day that combines women’s wellness and screening activities with social events, special treats such as spa services, food and fun! A great way to develop and plan “one-stop-shop” screening events! (September 2011)

Breast Self Examination Cards
Breast Self Examination Cards
Updated: September 30, 2011

Breast Self-Examination (BSE) Cards can be made to hang in the shower or on a door to help promote breast health awareness. Custom shower cards provide both written and visual guidelines for women to follow. These cards are a great tool to educate women in your community about breast self-examination and remind them of the importance of regular mammograms. (September 2011)

Breast Self-Exam Card Template (WORD)
Breast Self-Exam Card Template (WORD)
Updated: September 30, 2011

A template for creating an agency specific breast self-exam card with suggestions of information to include. (September 2011)

Developing Culturally Appropriate Materials
Developing Culturally Appropriate Materials
Updated: September 9, 2011

Tips on developing culturally appropriate materials for your clinic or program. (September 2011)

Getting the Word Out: Outreach and Inreach
Getting the Word Out: Outreach and Inreach
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for conducting unique and fun outreach and inreach activities at your agency, including: Outreach T-Shirts, Using Youth Art, Agency Decoration, Employee Awareness Buttons, Unique Fliers and Posters, Awareness Stickers or Ribbons. (September 2011)

Focus Groups
Focus Groups
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for hosting focus groups as a way to evaluate your programs successes, challenges and next steps. (September 2011)

Finding Funding Opportunities
Finding Funding Opportunities
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips on finding funding opportunities locally and nationally. (September 2011)

Family Photo Sessions
Family Photo Sessions
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips on planning and hosting a Family Photo event. This is a great activity to bring women and their families in for screening and education events! (September 2011)

Women’s Wellness Quilt
Women’s Wellness Quilt
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for coordinating a women’s wellness quilt activity for patients, staff, partner organizations and other community members. These quilts are a powerful, beautiful, visual representation of the community’s dedication to women’s wellness. (September 2011)

Women’s Wellness Patient Brochure
Women’s Wellness Patient Brochure
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for developing a women’s wellness patient brochure that reflects your community and organization, and serves as a helpful resource for women scheduling screening appointments. (September 2011)

Women’s Wellness Coalition
Women’s Wellness Coalition
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for developing a women’s wellness coalition — an efficient and effective way to bring attention to issues affecting AI/AN women, develop broad support, build capacity, create partnerships and foster networking opportunities. (September 2011)

Women Cancer Warrior Calendars
Women Cancer Warrior Calendars
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips on how to develop Women Cancer Warrior Calendars, which honor cancer survivors in your community and provide community outreach and education. (September 2011)

Breast Lump Awareness Necklace
Breast Lump Awareness Necklace
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips on using the Breast Lump Necklace as a fun and educational craft activity. (September 2011)

Screening Awareness Bingo
Screening Awareness Bingo
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for hosting a Bingo event to promote breast and cervical screening awareness. Also available:
Awareness Bingo Card Template (WORD)
Awareness Bingo Call Cards (WORD)
Awareness Bingo Call Cards References (PDF)
(September 2011)

Cancer Awareness Ribbon Cookies
Cancer Awareness Ribbon Cookies
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for creating ribbon cookies for a fun and educational outreach activity. (Sept 2011)

Saturday or Evening Screening
Saturday or Evening Screening
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for hosting Saturday or evening screening events at your clinic. (Sept 2011)

Patient Satisfaction Survey
Patient Satisfaction Survey
Updated: September 6, 2011

Tips for designing and implementing a patient satisfaction survey to evaluate your challenges, successes and needs. (September 2011)


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