Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Recorded Webinar
Recorded On: 05/15/2019
Overview: Richard C. Wender, MD, Chief Cancer Control Officer of the American Cancer Society is presenting "Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates" on behalf of SGNA.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, when men and women are combined, yet it can be prevented through regular screening. In this session, participants will learn about colorectal cancer screening guidelines, discover how to implement evidence-based screening methods, and learn how to improve screening rates.
At the conclusion of this presentation, the participants will be able to:
1. Effectively screen their patient population for colorectal cancer, following appropriate guidelines
2. Implement evidence-based interventions that ensure high quality screening
3. Use quality improvement methodology to measure progress and improve screening rates
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course is worth 1.0 contact hour(s). Contact hour(s) expire on 5/15/2022.
SGNA is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11579. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education sessions for re-licensure.
ABCGN: According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 1.0 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.
CBSPD: According to the criteria of the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD), 1 contact hour(s) earned in this activity are considered approved.
IAHCSMM: According to the criteria of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), 1 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered approved.
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