Cervical Screening

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

*UPDATED July 7, 2020. 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)

*UPDATED July 7, 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.

Brochure

Do I really need a Pap test?

Brochure

Do I really need a Pap test? (Francais)

Info Sheet

Does my patient need a referral to colposcopy?

Form

Healthcare provider form to report ineligibility for cervical screening

Info Sheet

HPV testing information for women having Pap tests

Brochure

HPV: What You need to know and do

Info Sheet

Information for healthcare providers about reflex HPV testing

Other

Invite letter to the Alberta Cervical Cancer Screening Program

Brochure

Making sense of abnormal Pap test results

Form

Order form for blank colposcopy records

Other

Registered Nurse Pap test learning module

Form

Request form for completed colposcopy record

Poster

Should I have a Pap test?