This section contains the clinical practice guidelines for cervical cancer screening followed in Alberta.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
View the PDF of the clinical practice guidelines on the Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) website.
Clinical Practice Summary
View the PDF of the clinical practice summary on the Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) website.
This sections contains information for Registered Nurses (RNs) performing Cervical Cancer Screening. An updated learning module will be released in Spring 2020.
ACCSP Cervical Cancer Screening Provided by Registered Nurses Guideline
This document guides RNs through the cervical cancer screening process
CARNA Practice Advice: Registered Nurse role in cervical cancer screening
This document outlines the role of Registered Nurses in Cervical Cancer Screening
ACCSP Cervical Cancer Screening Learning Module for Registered Nurses (2020)
Download a PDF of the 2020 Cervical Cancer Screening Module for Registered Nurses. (Click “save as” and open in Adobe)
This section contains information and resources for when your patient has an abnormal Pap result, and resources for colposcopy.
Does your patient need a referral to colposcopy?
This algorithm will help you determine if your patient needs a referral to colposcopy.
Referral to Colposcopy form
Use this form to refer your patient to colposcopy from the Alberta Health Services website.
Information for healthcare providers about reflex HPV testing
Find out more about HPV reflex testing and what it means for your patient.
Request form for completed colposcopy record
Use this form if you are requesting a patients colposcopy record.
Order form for blank colposcopy records
Use this form if your clinic needs to order blank colposcopy records to complete for a patient.