Resources for Health Professionals

The Provincial Cervical Screening Initiatives Program has recently launched a new MD CME module for certification of physicians and other health professionals for cervical screening certification.  Click the graphic below to learn more/visit the site (

The module is a great educational tool that can be used by health care providers as a training module to perform Pap screening or to update their knowledge around best practices for Pap testing. Anyone can use the module by creating a log in account. Look at the available courses and select cervical screening.

Other resources are available by uploading the following documents:

Contact List for Pap Tests

Abnormal Pap Cytology - Colposcopy Fillable Referral Form (PDF)

Cervical Screening Guidelines - 2016 (PDF)

Clinical Resource Order Form (PDF)

Colposcopy (PDF)

Education Resource Binder (PDF)

Education Resource Order Form (PDF)

Fast Facts Cervical Screening (PDF)

Frequently Asked Question about LBC (PDF)

High School Presentation on Cervical Screening (PDF)

Jeopardy Game (PDF)

Kick 'n Cervical Cancer - Rack Card (PDF)

LBC Collection Instructions (PDF)

Liquid Based Cytology Presentation (PDF)

Open Pap Test Clinic (PDF)        

Pap Test Poster (PDF)

Pap Test Requisition (PDF)


Reports and Publications

A Four Step Health Promotion and Community-based Intervention for Cervical Screening within Two Communities Located in Rural Eastern Newfoundland (PDF)

Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Across Canada - Environmental Scan 2016 (PDF)

Cervical Screening in Newfoundland and Labrador: a Discussion Paper - 2016 (PDF)

LBC News Release (PDF)

Pan-Canadian Cervical Screening Initiative - Report on Histopathology (PDF)

Strategic Planning: 2015 - 2018 (PDF)

The Newfoundland Herald Article (PDF)

Using the Cancer Risk Management Model to evaluate the health and economic impacts of cytology compared with human papillomavirus DNA testing for primary cervical cancer screening in Canada (PDF)

Examining the Predictors of Cervical Screening in Newfoundland and Labrador: The Complex Interplay of its Multiple Influences, June 9, 2014 (PDF)

Newfoundland and Labrador Cervical Screening Initiatives Program: Report on Cervical Screening in Young Women - 2016 (PDF)