Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Independent / Correspondence
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Instructor
Various

Credits

C.E. Credit for Physician - American Medical Association (AMA): 2.25
Specialization: PRA Category 1
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
C.E. Credit for Nursing - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 2.00
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 2.0 contact hours.

Training Overview Description

This continuing education activity provides guidance and tools for clinicians on the optimal ways to implement screening for colorectal cancer to help ensure that patients receive maximum benefit. There are two versions of this course: one for primary care providers and one for clinicians who perform colonoscopy. Continuing education is available for both versions.

Primary Care Version (WD2433)

The primary care version is intended for primary care physicians, nurses, and other health professionals.

At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able to—

  • Explain the importance of offering both stool blood testing and colonoscopy as colorectal cancer screening options.
  • Select appropriate colorectal cancer testing for each patient, consistent with screening and surveillance guidelines for different population subgroups.
  • Identify the elements of a high-quality stool blood testing program.
  • Identify the characteristics of high-quality colonoscopy services.

This three-part course provides: 2.25 CME, 2.0 CNE, or 0.2 CEU.

Endoscopist Version (WD2430)

The endoscopist version is intended for physicians who perform colonoscopy, nurses, and other health professionals.

At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able to—

  • Select appropriate colorectal cancer testing for each patient, consistent with screening and surveillance guidelines for different population subgroups.
  • List the consequences of inadequate bowel preparation.
  • Describe ways to help achieve good bowel preparation.
  • For polyps identified during colonoscopy, list the polyp characteristics that should be documented in the colonoscopy report.
  • List key quality indicators that should be monitored to improve colonoscopy performance.

This two-part course provides: 1.5 CME, 1.4 CNE, or 0.1 CEU.

Cancer
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NP - Family Practice
NP - Women's Health
Other Mid-Level Providers
Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Medicine Physician
Geriatrician
Internist
Other Physician
Urologist

Registration Information

Access information to complete trainings at https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal/quality/#pc.