Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses
Age-Specific Risk Factors for Advanced Stage Colorectal Cancer, 1981–2013
Expiration Date: August 23, 2019
Epidemiologic studies have identified an increase in colorectal cancer among younger adults. By using a statewide population-based cancer registry, this study examines sociodemographic and clinical disparities in colorectal cancer and characterizes advanced-stage colorectal cancer risk factors with specific attention to age-specific risk factors.
Patterns and Trends in Cancer Screening in the United States
Expiration Date: July 26, 2019
Using data from the National Health Interview Survey for 2000 through 2015, the authors examined trends in prevalence of cancer screening that adhered to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations in order to monitor screening progress among traditionally underserved population subgroups. Colorectal cancer screening was the only test that increased during the study period. The authors found disparities in prevalence of test use among subgroups for all tests examined.
You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention – 2018
Expiration Date: April 11, 2020
A clinician recommendation plays a critical role in getting parents to accept HPV vaccination for their child. This presentation is intended to support you in making effective recommendations and answering parents’ questions. It includes up-to-date information on HPV infection and disease, HPV vaccine, and ways to communicate with parents successfully about HPV vaccination.
Self-Study STD Modules for Clinicians: HPV
Expiration Date: January 31, 2020
This module is intended for clinicians who desire a basic introduction to STD diagnosis and management.
Inside Knowledge Gynecologic Cancer Curriculum
Expiration Date: October 26, 2019
This curriculum informs health care providers about gynecologic cancers. It was developed specifically for and tested with internal medicine resident physicians, but the target audience for this material is any primary health care provider who treats adult female patients.
You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention—Train the Trainer
Expiration Date: October 26, 2019
This presentation provides up-to-date information on HPV infection and disease, the HPV vaccine recommendation, and ways to communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination. Discover simple changes you can make today to prevent cancer in your patients tomorrow.
Physical Activity in Cancer Survivors During “Re-Entry” Following Cancer Treatment
Expiration Date: May 24, 2019
The transition from active cancer treatment into survivorship, known as re-entry, remains understudied. During re-entry, clinicians can educate survivors on the benefits of healthy behaviors, including physical activity, as survivors adjust to life after cancer.
Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality
Expiration Date: March 10, 2019
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. It has been revised to reflect the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s most recent recommendation statement. There are two versions of this course: one for primary care providers and one for clinicians who perform colonoscopy.
Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties — United States
Expiration Date: December 1, 2018
This activity is intended for public health officials, hematologists, oncologists, internists, family medicine practitioners, nurses, obstetricians/gynecologists, pulmonologists, and other clinicians who treat and manage patients with or at risk for cancer. The goal of this activity is to describe United States incidence and mortality of cancer during the last decade, according to a CDC surveillance study.